12 Feb 2019

Songs of faith

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:23 pm on 12 February 2019

Music and worship go together in all kinds of ways: waiata, gospel, roots reggae. But that relationship is particularly rich and enduring in the case of sacred music.

Many of the best-known and most-loved classical compositions were written for church services, or took Biblical themes. Our musical guest this week, James Tibbles, acting head of the Auckland University School of music, will be taking us through nearly a thousand years of a relationship still alive today.

sheet music

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