Category Archives: Chant in the news

Record labels just can’t kick the habit…

Interesting article on the BBC website today about Decca searching for the right group of nuns to hit the bigtimeĀ . According to one exec: “When you hear the sound of nuns chanting, it’s like an immediate escape from the challenges, … Continue reading

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Hey Hey we’re the monks.

One of the Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz was on BBC Breakfast earlier this year, chatting away with Bill Turnbull (who for once looked actually interested in the person he was interviewing!) about an album of Gregorian Chant they had … Continue reading

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Sorely missed: Doctor Mary Berry

Very sad news in yesterday’s Times that Dr. Mary Berry, one of the most widely known, inspirational and influential figures in Gregorian Chant has died. We were so sad to hear that, particularly after we had a chance to meet … Continue reading

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Sext and the City

Interesting article in last Saturday’s Telegraph that describes how Gregorian Chant is the latest thing being used by high flyers in the City as a way of relaxing. Now that I think about it, I don’t think I’ve ever seen … Continue reading

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