Daily Archives: September 20, 2011

An unusual interpretation of Gounod’s “Ave Maria”

We are used to listening to sopranos singing Gounod’s Ave Maria, but how about a basso version? I just came across this one sung by the legendary German basso profundo Ivan Rebroff (stage name), who was originally born in Berlin, … Continue reading

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Pope’s Message for German TV: “We Must Again Develop the Capacity to Perceive God”

VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 18, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of a message recorded by Benedict XVI for German public television regarding his visit this Thursday through Sunday to Germany. Ladies and Gentlemen, dear fellow countrymen! In a few days … Continue reading

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