free online video - stabat mater recorded in the sistine chapel
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free online video - stabat mater recorded in the sistine chapel

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Found 26th Apr
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...The Pope asked the Sixteen and the Britten Sinfonia in to the Sistine Chapel to play James MacMillan’s modern choral classic. Richard Morrison was in raptures

Doubtless many extraordinary events have happened in the Sistine Chapel in the half-millennium since Michelangelo painted its glorious, multifaceted ceiling and the huge, terrifying depiction of The Last Judgment behind the altar. Yet it’s hard to imagine those astounding visual evocations of God’s relationship with humanity being more fittingly complemented by music than they were on Sunday evening.

Remarkably, too, the music wasn’t one of the great Renaissance masterpieces from Michelangelo’s own century. It was a composition from our own time. The Scottish composer James MacMillan wrote his hour-long Stabat Mater two years ago. It was an immediate triumph in the UK, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, and acclaimed all over again when it was issued last year as a recording.…


thetimes.co.uk/art…vvt
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While this is a pretty cool (and beautiful) video, it's also a bit weird to post a free video on this site. Like, an hour's worth of free footage is uploaded to YouTube every second.
I am a weird person.
Excellent -- thank you.
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