Music for first Saturday Missa Cantata at Immaculate Heart.
My contribution on the feast of St Luke is to share the only extended quote from Our Blessed Lady, the Magnificat which is found in St Luke’s gospel. A close associate of St Paul, St Luke had a tremendous devotion to Our Lady and there is a consensus that says that he gained the insights into the mysteries of the Nativity from Our Lady Herself.Continue reading “Feast of St Luke: The Magnificat”
Immaculate Heart Parish, Balornock
7th September 2019- BVM on Saturday
GL noCR First Saturday
9.30am Missa Cantata
Organ Prelude: Magnificat Duo & Trio, Jean-Francois Dandrieu (b.1682)
As a boy of 12, I remember our protestant minister commenting on the playing of my friend who was practicing the trumpet. ‘That is heavenly music’ he said with a wide grin. My friend’s satisfaction with the complement was shattered as the elderly man continued ‘it’s of no earthly use!’ What seemed like a remark made in jest, shattered my poor companion – once he had fully realised what it meant, that is.Continue reading “Gregorian Chant: Music of Heaven on Earth”