The Contemplative Fantasia

Last night I posted a video to one of my favorite Contemporary Christian songs, "Speak to Me" by Rebecca St. James. But you know, if you want contemplative music, it doesn't get much better than this:In 1986 I saw the National Symphony perform Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis at the Wolftrap Performing Arts Center, a gorgeous outdoor amphitheater located in the rolling hills of Virginia not far from Washington DC. It was 16 of the loveliest minutes of my life. While … [Read more...]