Gregorian Chant for Christmas

If you’re ready to prepare for the beautiful liturgical season of Christmastide by learning traditional chants for this time, you’re in the right place. It’s never to early to begin practicing these chants, keeping a good Advent season the meanwhile! (Speaking of which–for Advent chants, please go here.) The chants for Christmas clearly inspired the…

Gregorian Chant Lullabies

Yes, even if you “can’t sing,” you should learn some of the glorious chants by heart and sing them to your babies every night. (I’ll bet you sing in the shower, or somewhere else where no one hears you. And I’ll bet you’re keeping in tune pretty well, too.) I could give you dozens of…

OWAB: Classical Music, Live

Look where I was two weekends ago! Ahhhh…Classical music is just about my favorite type of music to play on the stereo each day–but it’s even better to experience it in a packed symphony hall (and the place was packed, too, after fifteen more minutes). If you have ever been to a philharmonic or classical…