Protestant Rebellion and the Catholic Reform, Part 1 - Sacred Music - Palestrina

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Dr. David Allen White discusses the Council of Trent and the Sacred Music of Palestrina. The Tridentine Reform had to tackle the question of music and the liturgy along with many other more strictly doctrinal issues. Dr. David Allen White White discusses in this tape the importance of judging the acceptability of different musical styles, the problems of the use of polyphony in the life of the Church in particular, Palestrina's music as an example of the value of polyphonic music, and the Council of Trent's judgments on the subject. Taken from: Protestant Rebellion and Catholic Reform (1517-1648) - 1997 Von Hildebrand Institute

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