A blessed Western Calendar Good Friday to my readers, courtesy of the Christ, with Peter Gabriel providing a fitting soundtrack.
We celebrate the beginning of Great Lent with Byzantine music. From the website of the Chronos Ensemble: Wonderful Byzantine Music!!! “Byzantine Passions” or “Chants of Holy Week” were recorded at 2012. This is a solo album of Evgeny Skurat, the art director of Chronos ensemble. Last sermon of Christ, the anointing by a sinful woman […]
To our fellow Orthodox Christian believers, we wish you a blessed Paschal Feast and period. May there be peace in your homes, as well as a lot of music, culture and good food.
We would like to thank all of you who ‘liked’, commented and generally supported the blog. It is because of your interest that we share these charming oddities with you. AMOT… plan to be very busy next year, and will also do more with Hip Priest and A Garden of Earthly Delights, our collective wiki. […]
Whether it was discussing Caravaggio or nudes in paintings, Sister Wendy always did so with authority and a good laugh. She was a jovial presence in my younger days, when PBS really offered wonderful educational programming. May the good Sister rest in the Bosom of Abraham now, and I, along with many others, thank her […]
And finally, a bit of actual Christmas music from the Greek Orthodox Church.
Christmas in Beijing is currently 62 minutes away. We celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, and celebrate with Bing Crosby. Expect a few chestnuts today.