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  • n  a hymn derived from the Bible

  • Instead, Dead Can Dance taps the ecstatic power of Middle Eastern devotional music, Gregorian chant and Celtic canticle to forge a mesmerizing sound that seems to transcend .
  • Each canticle, if the first canto of I'lnferno is counted as a prologue, contains 33 cantos, and each canto contains about 142 lines composed in terza rima, a rhyme scheme (aba .
  • A shorter canticle is substituted for the Te Deum, lengthy hymn of praise.
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  • Could Catholicism survive thousands of years down the road?
    That's why I've just read the classic 1960 novel by Walter M. Miller Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz , which is marinated in Catholicism. The plot has me imagining what Catholicism might look like 600 or 1,100 or 2,000 years from now.
    June 12, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter

  • St Francis of Assisi in Morning Sentinel
    St. Francis of Assisi wrote "Canticle of the Creatures," an ode to God's living things, saying "All praise to you, Oh Lord, for all these brother and sister creatures."
  • Kenneth Fuchs in Hartford Courant
    That kind of stuff really helps to get attention for the music,says Fuchs, whose most recent CD, "Canticle to the Sun," was released earlier this year. "But it's hard. It's hard because classical music is such a small market."

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