The role of the Organ in the Liturgy

Schola Gregoriana Director, Iain Simcock explains that whilst unaccompanied Chant remains the perfect medium for prayer in the liturgy, it simultaneously weaves its way into much of the wider repertoire of sacred music. The organ – with its almost limitless capacity to sustain and harmonise – provides a means to develop and build upon this ancient monophonic tradition making it the ideal companion to Chant in the liturgy – (click on link below for full text):

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