Aleteia

Sacred Music

Aleteia's curated collection of music performed or composed for liturgical use or religious motives.

“I, Ennio Morricone, have died”

While his prolific catalog of film scores is exceptional, Morricone will also be remembered for his work in the field of sacred music.

VOCES8 will sooth your isolation anxiety with this prayer from St. Patrick

"The Deer's Cry" draws its lyrics from a prayer attributed to St. Patrick.

An isolationist’s Psalm, by the Quarantine Choir

Four musicians write Psalm 151 with coronavirus theme.

Living Lent from Home: Listen to Schubert’s Psalm 23

He didn't just compose that Ave Maria, you know.

Living Lent from Home: Listen to Charpentier’s Meditations on Lent

Marc-Antoine Charpentier was one of the most prolific, versatile, and inspiring French composers of the Baroque.

Listen to Paco Peña’s ‘Misa Flamenca’: A perfect blend of Gypsy and choral music

In 1991, one of the world’s foremost traditional Iberian guitar players composed his acclaimed Flamenco Mass.

Aleteia is now on Spotify! Here’s our Visigothic chant playlist

The manuscripts that make up the canon of this kind of liturgical chant are all subsequent to the Arab invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.

The melody Paul Simon borrowed from Bach

Simon's "American Tune" draws its melody from Bach's "O Sacred Head Now Wounded."

Aleteia is now on Spotify! Here’s our Contemporary Sacred Music playlist

Featuring works from Sean O’Riada, Arvo Pärt, Domenico Bartolucci, and others.

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