TCC Playlist: Bach Cello Suites

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Bach Cello Suites

The image above “Prelude Posters” was designed by the artist Andrea Lauren. Purchase her work here. J.S. Bach is regarded as one of the most brilliant and productive composers in all of Western history, and yet he spent most of his life as an organist and choir director in churches throughout Germany. Bach was a devout Lutheran and most of his compositions were written for sacred use. Read more and listen to the Bach Cello Suites by Mstislav Rostropovich after the jump:

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TCC Video: Benedicta: Marian Chant from the Monks of Norcia

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Benedictine monks of Norcia

A new album of Marian chant recorded by the Benedictine monks of Norcia, Italy will be released tomorrow June 2nd. It will be called Benedicta: Marian Chant from Norcia. (The average age of a monk in the community is 33.) Watch the video about their life and music after the jump:

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TCC Video: “All People Are Brothers” Flash Mob

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Som Sabadell

This is a flash mob unlike any you have seen before. It is art creating what it is doing. The music is the choral section, “All People are Brothers,” from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. The “mob” does not come together in some crashing intrusion into public space but enters gently and slowly as the music grows. Read more & watch the video after the jump:

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