Complicated Catholic composers: Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Chopin, Liszt, Bruckner, Dvorak. And one pagan: Wagner. We continue our walk through the maze of nineteenth-century music with Susan Treacy’s The Music of Christendom.
Music in the age of revolutions: Russia and France in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Also: why aren’t there more famous women composers? This and more as we move our way through “The Music of Christendom” by Susan Treacy.
The twentieth century, from Ralph Vaughan-Williams to George Gershwin to David Bowie. Tastes diverge. Listen to Fr. Fessio, Vivian Dudro, and Joseph Pearce debate the beauty and ugliness of modern music in our last discussion of Susan Treacy’s “The Music of Christendom.”