“A very high level of spiritual pedagogy and sublime music” – Famille Chrétienne

This summer, flee from the mediocrity and busyness of the world! Take some height. For example, by listening to these sacred stories by Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704). As its name suggests, this musical genre from Italy tells us a story, often in the form of dialogue; that of Judith and Holofernes, that of Cécile, virgin and martyr, or of the admirable Charles Borromeo during the plague that ravaged Milan.

Stories, of course, but above all sacred, because the pieces were clearly composed for the edification of the listeners. The example of these heroes of the faith must arouse in them interest, emotion and ultimately adherence, thus reinforcing the desire for God. A very high level of spiritual pedagogy and sublime music.

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