Music for the Octave of St. Cecilia

I realize that I’m a day (or two …or three) late. But I’d like to make the auditory case for not being a dollar (or two …or three) short. Or as my father always used to put it, “I’m late, but I’m sincere.”

Listen to this playlist.

And this one (which takes about 20 seconds to get rolling).

AND this one.

There. I rest my case.

(I’m pretty sure the Handel is my favorite, though I’ve always been fonder of the Gonoud than I can explain. Also, no. I don’t think there’s an actual octave for the Feast of St. Cecilia. Or at least not one that is commonly celebrated. But there’s simply too much good Cecilian music for me to allow her feast to pass entirely unnoticed.)

About Joseph Susanka

Joseph has been doing development work for institutions of Catholic higher education since graduating from Thomas Aquinas College in 1999. A grateful resident of Wyoming, he spends his free time exploring the beautiful Wind River Mountains, keeping track of his (currently) seven sons, and thanking his lucky stars for Netflix.


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