Sunday, October 19, 2008

Musical Rambling X: Libre Vermell

The Libre Vermell found in the monastery of Monserrat is a magnificent example of sacred music with an underlying profane texture.

It is precisely this mix of religious and secular, holy and earthly, that fascinates me to the extreme.

Here is one of the 10 surviving songs, Cuncti sumus conanentes, in the magisterial direction of Jordi Savall.

Earth and Heaven are not that far, if our hearts are open..

No comments: