On the impact, why and wherefore of Gregorian music in our present time.
Gregorian music is a universal chant, unique of its kind, that we all want to foster because of its historical
It is a musical style that provides a refuge from the strong influence of metrical rhythms of contemporary music.
The latter is a product of time that has grown out of a pace that our society experiences almost unconsciously on a daily base.
A capella singing enforces the feeling of peace, simplicity and serenity even more. Gregorian music gives a
peculiar sense of belonging to the group. It originated from the most ancient type of traditional music.
Gregorian chant gives to the style of singing an extended freedom and puts emphasis on strong musicality. The strength
of the chants is enforced by the subtle accentuation, long melisms, exuberant Alleluias, studied resting points. They
confirm the charisma of the musical form. Gregorian chant, when sung accurately, brightly and elegantly, acquires a label of
Gregorian chants demand a contemporary translation. The text and the music should emanate the same character.
The churches, those havens of reflection, where rest and silence are elements of nourishment, constitute a
unique framework to carry out Gregorian music.
For all those reasons, it is worth the effort that Gregorian chant should survive in a world where nervousness is
prevailing. It is a vitamin treatment and brings balance to the pace of our lifes.
Gregorian chant is in a stream of revaluation. People are looking for spirituality again. Mystisicm attracts and
because of that Gregorian music is much sought after once again as a resting point and as contemporary cultural experience.