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TCC Playlist: The Seven Last Words of Christ by Franz Joseph Haydn

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Wounded Hands

Joseph Haydn, “the father of symphony” was a devout Catholic throughout his life. His orchestral work “The Seven Last Words of Christ” was composed for a Good Friday service in 1783. Read more about the seven last sayings of Christ and hear the music after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Panning for Gold by Ben Sollee

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Ben Sollee

Our former intern, Kelci Schmidt, turned us on to the beautiful music of Ben Sollee, indie-singer-songwriter-cellist, family man, and anti-poverty and anti-mountain top removal activist. We love the gospel themes in his music and his one of a kind genre bending sound. Listen to “Panning for Gold” on which he sings, “I saw God by the river, panning for gold” after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Orthodox Composer Arvo Part’s Music Celebrated

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Arvo Part Estonian composer Arvo Part, 78, writes unabashed and openly religious and spiritual music. Steeped in Gregorian chant, the composer and Orthodox Christian will perform in Washington D.C. this week. Read more from The Washington Post here: Arvo Part’s Music Celebrated. Listen to one of his most popular composition’s “Spiegel im spiegel” after the jump:

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