2015-05-13 12:21:00

Our Lord's Ascension : a musical meditation

(Vatican Radio) As you can imagine, there's no shortage of fine choral music to celebrate the feast of Our Lord's Ascension says music historian Monsignor Philip Whitmore. He suggests we listen is  a piece of 20th century organ music written as an extended meditation and an uplifting motet for double choir by English composer Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.

Listen to this musical meditation presented by Monsignor Philip Whitmore and produced by Veronica Scarisbrick:

This musical meditation on the Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary also features anthems and motets which draw on the text of Psalm 47, 'O Clap Your Hands'.

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