Today, I thought I’d share one of my all-time favorite pieces of sacred music: a setting of In manus tuas by English composer John Sheppard (ca. 1515—1558). For what it’s worth, I actually consider this one of the most beautiful pieces of music I’ve ever heard.Continue reading
“Anima Christi” by Fr. Marco Frisina
If you were at our beautiful Ash Wednesday Mass, you heard the choir perform a setting of Anima Christi by Fr. Marco Frisina (listen to a recording below). You don’t find many contemporary composers of classical sacred music, much less priest-composers. Read more about him here and check out the rest of his website (he also does opera and film scores!).