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  1. Politics and Religion in Classical Music
    Recently, I got a commission from one of my bosses from my former job, the Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, Illinois, to do a religious painting. And for this painting, she wants me to do Christ calming the storm while he and his disciples are out at sea. After doing some research...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    I truly love Mahler 3, particularly the outer movements, but I must say---I am confused about the fifth movement. What is its message? What place does its text, and in particular the invocation of a sinner's guilt, have in the larger philosophical arc of this symphony? How does it relate to the...
  3. Religious Music
    Music, especially that of Baroque and pre-Baroque eras, has been strongly associated to religion. In fact, much of the 14th and 15th Century compositions are either religiously functional or functionally religious. Before plunging into the Renaissance, music had a few different innovative...
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