In Greek mythology, the muses were the daughters of Zeus the king of the gods and Mnemosyne the goddess of memory. The muses inspired men to create what we commonly call the fine arts. In this digital realm, you will find music of both high and low culture, from literature to the visual arts to what we narrowly call music in English. Enjoy and be grateful for being human; for the muses have richly blessed our race.
Wednesday, April 18, A.D. 2012
Shine, O New Jerusalem!
Christ is risen!
As I mentioned three years ago in “The Angel Cried,” one of my favorite hymns is the Paschal hymn to the Theotokos. Here it is sung in English by a small choir in California: