Dave Brubeck, “To Hope!”

This is a fascinating mass setting by Dave Brubeck, using traditional Latin mass elements as well as New Testament texts. His work in composing it led to his conversion to Catholicism.

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  • Pliny the in Between

    Recently had the pleasure of hearing Dave’s Son Dan (fantastic drummer) perform some of his dad’s sacred works along with his classics as a guest at a local RCC.

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

      Wow, how fantastic!

      • Pliny the in Between

        It was. Admittedly, I preferred the classics, but learning about and hearing his body of religious works was interesting since I had been totally unaware of the extent of his efforts in that area and hearing jazz integrated with Choir was a unique experience.

  • Phil Ledgerwood

    Ok, that was pretty great, but I still like “Take Five.”