2016-05-03 16:30:00

Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary: the Lord's Ascension

(Vatican Radio) "L'Ascension" by Olivier Messiaen was originally written for orchestra in 1933, but transcribed for organ the following year. The third movement was added in the organ version. It's called '"Transports de joie"- Joyful cries of a soul beholding the Glory of Christ which is also its own.

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

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