The music of the sixteenth-century Roman composer, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, has often been held up as the pinnacle of Catholic sacred music. What is it about his music that is so spiritual, and that has caused the Church to mention Palestrina’s music as an ideal.
A Blessed Day Has Dawned, inaugural recording by St. Vincent Camerata Scholars directed by Fr. Stephen Concordia, O.S.B. from the Mass of Palestrina, also the St. Vincent Arch Abbey and College are discussed in this program by Fr. Concordia.