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ECCLESIA–EGLISE– , Κ-ΥΡΙΑΚΟΝ/CH-UR(IA)CH/ц-ер(IA)ковь (4)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  21/03/16) RHYTHMIC EAR TESTS. 1) The teacher sings a brief phrase, but without any gesture. The class listens and decides upon the appropriate rhythmic gesture. 2) The teacher repeats her phrase. The children make the gestures while … Continue reading

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ECCLESIA–EGLISE– , Κ-ΥΡΙΑΚΟΝ/CH-UR(IA)CH/ц-ер(IA)ковь (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  7/05/15 ) CHAPTER II.THE RHYTHM OF WORDS.Each word is a little rhythmic wave, with a beginning and an end, an arsisand a thesis, a point of departure and a point of arrival. Sing this line on a … Continue reading

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ECCLESIA–EGLISE– , Κ-ΥΡΙΑΚΟΝ/CH-UR(IA)CH/ц-ер(IA)ковь (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 22/09/14 ) CHAPTER I. Gregorian Chant is the official music of the Catholic Church as Latin is her  official language. No other melodies translate into music so perfectly the true  meaning and feeling of the prayers of … Continue reading

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ECCLESIA–EGLISE– , Κ-ΥΡΙΑΚΟΝ/CH-UR(IA)CH/ц-ер(IA)ковь (1)

GREGORIAN CHANT   INTRODUCTION Bien chère Madame J. Ward,Vous me demandez de presenter au  public américain votre premier livre sur  le Chant  Grégorien,« Gregorian Chant»— le quatrième de votre série rnusicale—destine aux enfants fréquentant les  Ecoîes Catholiques. J’accepte avec  d’autant … Continue reading

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THE DRUZES OF MOUNT LEBANON

THE tenth century is an important milestone in the history of Europe, as it marked the end of the first thousand years of Christianity. For many centuries the Catholic Church had claimed to be the sole repository of Jesus’ teachings, … Continue reading

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