A Playlist For Celebrating Notre Dame Cathedral's Musical Impact
The medieval cathedral Notre Dame in Paris is where modern Western music was born. The building was severely damaged last month by a devastating fire.
Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Wichita Symphony double bassist and music professor Mark Foley ( @MarkFoleyMusic) about what’s on his playlist of music about Notre Dame.
Foley’s Notre Dame Playlist
Pierre Cochereau, “Improvisation on ‘La Marseillaise’ ” (Nov. 12, 1970, for the funeral of President Charles de Gaulle)
Pierre Cochereau, “Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor”
Konrad Ruhland, “Kyrie Eleison,” from Cantus Selecti
Léonin, “Viderunt Omnes”
Pérotin le Grand, “Sederunt principes”
Guillaume de Machaut, “La Messe de Nostre Dame”
Aretha Franklin, “Mary, Don’t You Weep”
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