Voices From Heaven
Religious Music of Europe in Middle AgesStreaming Video - 2005
Filmed in several of northern Italy's most magnificent churches and beautiful villages, this documentary illuminates the medieval origins of Christian music through vocal and instrumental performances by the Gothic Voices of London, the Ensemble Venance Fortunat of Paris, the Orthodox Chorus of Moscow, and the Giovanna Marini Ensemble Micrologus of Assisi, Italy. The Timna Brauer Ensemble & Elias Meiri of Vienna perform songs based on the ancient Cabala. Expert commentary on the cultural and religious context of these authentically rendered melodies, combined with outstanding footage of the art and architecture of the Middle Ages, rounds out the program.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1997
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (57 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Religious music of Europe in middle ages