From Palestrina (and St. Philip Neri) in Italy to underground Catholic composers in England to the birth of opera in France. Fr. Joseph Fessio, Vivian Dudro, and Joseph Pearce discuss chapters 8 to 11 of Susan Treacy’s book The Music of Christendom.
Why the world forgot Bach for one hundred years. We span from Vivaldi to Bach to Handel to Haydn this week in our reading of The Music of Christendom by Susan Treacy. Join Fr. Joseph Fessio, Vivian Dudro, and Joseph Pearce.
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.