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Gloria

RTE Ireland

Join Tim Thurston for a millennium of sacred music from Gregorian Chant to contemporary Choral works. Each week Gloria journeys through one of the two-hundred surviving Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach, which offer an astonishing range of glorious music.

Join Tim Thurston for a millennium of sacred music from Gregorian Chant to contemporary Choral works. Each week Gloria journeys through one of the two-hundred surviving Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach, which offer an astonishing range of glorious music.
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Location:

Limerick, Ireland

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RTE Ireland

Description:

Join Tim Thurston for a millennium of sacred music from Gregorian Chant to contemporary Choral works. Each week Gloria journeys through one of the two-hundred surviving Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach, which offer an astonishing range of glorious music.

Twitter:

@RTEgloria

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ lyric fm Cornmarket Square, Limerick, Ireland +353 (0)61 207300


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Gloria - An Introduction to a Millennium of Sacred Music: Part 4 (The Class

10/30/2011
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In 18th century Europe the spirit of the Enlightenment encouraged freedom in every aspect of life and thought and there was a further loosening of influence of church and monarchy. The emerging symphonic style of the classical orchestra were central features of the Masses of both composers though many 18th century choral compositions were composed for the concert hall rather than for liturgical use.

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