Chant / Chant II Product Information
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Chant / Chant II by Benedictine Monks Of was released Jun 30, 2009 on the Spring House label. The 2009 double-disc reissue of the 1994 Angel sensation Chant, and the 1995 follow-up, Chant II, allows listeners to make comparisons of the albums and possibly to determine that the first release was all most listeners really needed. Chant / Chant II Sacred music, and Gregorian chant in particular, became a widespread obsession in the mid-'90s, thanks to the overwhelming international success of Chant, a reissue of recordings originally made in 1980-1981 that made stars of the Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos. Chant / Chant II In 1995, Chant II was released, though recordings of poorer quality from 1972 were used. Chant / Chant II Gregorian chant had been a central part of Roman Catholic liturgy for over a millennium, though its rediscovery by a laity unfamiliar with sacred music seemed a part of a growing religious awareness. Chant / Chant II The audience for this music ranged from Christian traditionalists who sought music with a deep spiritual feeling, to casual listeners who were attracted to any sort of soothing background music for reflection or meditation. Chant was not necessarily the best recording of Gregorian chants, for the monks' singing is sometimes ragged on beginnings of phrases, and the articulation of consonants is a bit sloppy, though this matters little in the highly resonant acoustic of the Teatro Real in Madrid, which covers a multitude of vocal errors. Chant / Chant II is a 2-disc set. ...See Full Description
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|CD Universe Part number||7947328|
|Release Date||Jun 30, 2009|
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