[Online] The Greatest Story Ever Sung: A Short History of Passion Music

Saturday, March 27, 2021
Sacred on Saturday
10:00 am
[Online] The Greatest Story Ever Sung: A Short History of Passion Music
Location: Online
Dr. Philip Cave, Associate Conductor for Chapel Music, Duke University Chapel

Dr. Philip Cave, associate conductor for Chapel Music, explores notable pieces of sacred music. These "Sacred on Saturday" presentations place the music in its context, and examine its construction and musical language, so as to enrich the listener's experience of it. In this episode, he focuses on musical settings of the Passion from medieval chant to more contemporary works, with music by Victoria, Schütz, Gesualdo, Handel, Pärt and Penderecki.

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