8.16
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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10.31
TCC Playlist: Reformation Day aka Thank a Protestant Day

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thank-you At The Catholic Catalogue, we’re declaring October 31: Learn a Protestant hymn, sing a Protestant hymn, share a Protestant hymn and thank a Protestant Day. Today is Reformation Day, learn more about Martin Luther and the Protestant hymns that enrich us all after the jump:

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10.24
TCC Playlist: Ain’ a That Good News by The St. Olaf Choir

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Anton Armstrong The St. Olaf choir is one of the premier a capella college choirs in the United States. In this track,  directed by Anton Armstrong, they perform one of the spritituals of William L. Dawson, “Ain a That Good News.”  The choir sings, “I heard about Him one day /He washed my sins away /Ain’t you heard about Him? / The cross is good news.” Listen to it after the jump:

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