Young Voices Singing Sacred Polyphony @ Saint Jude’s

Posted May 23, 2017 6:56 pm by Didobonaparte

Young Voices Singing Sacred Polyphony @ Saint Jude’s

A few weeks ago, Mr. & Mrs. Johnson Lui were married at St. Jude’s Church.  The groom is the choral teacher at St. Thomas More Collegiate, Burnaby, BC, Canada, and the chamber choir sang at the wedding.  They sang very beautifully, but one piece which really stood out was their rendering of Sicut cervus by that giant of Sacred Polyphony, Pierluigi Palestrina (1525-1594).  As beautiful and fitting for the liturgy that this piece is, and as others in the same genre are, sadly they are almost never heard by the vast majority of Catholics at their regular Sunday Mass.  Yet the Church, in her documents

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