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ARIEL RAMIREZ
Recent Releases: MISA CRIOLLA
Pianist and composer Ariel Ramirez was born in Santa Fe, Argentina. He is one of the significant popular composers of our time. He gained this reputation in 1964 when he conducted and recorded his Misa Criolla. The record was a huge worldwide success. The piece was published the following year in Buenso Aires, but the first public performance only took place on March 12th, 1967 at the Rheinhalle in Dusseldorf. Many other pieces by Ariel Ramirez, such as ”The Lark” (“La...
BENEDICTINE MONKS OF SANTO DOMINGO DE SILOS
Recent Releases: AVE MARIA, CHRISTMAS CHANTS, EASTER IN SILOS
Santo Domingo de Silos Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in the village of Santo Domingo de Silos in the southern part of Burgos Province in northern Spain.

The cloisters of the monastery, which have large capitals with carved scenes, and also relief panels, are considered masterpieces of Romanesque architecture, and have been written about extensively, notably by Meyer Schapiro in his Romanesque Art (1977). There is also an important Romanesque free-standing enthroned Madonna and Child....

CHOIR OF MONKS FROM THE MONASTERY OF SIMONOS PETRA
Recent Releases: HYMNS OF MOUNT ATHOS
Legendary Mount Athos is home to twenty Orthodox monasteries with more than two thousand monks living, praying, singing and meditating. For centuries they have dedicated several hours of the day to liturgical chant, reflecting on their faith and the depth of Byzantine culture. Simonos Petra is a beautiful symbol of monastic life. Built in the 13th century, it is home today to sixty monks.
CISTERCIAN NUNS OF MOUNT SAINT MARYS ABBEY
Recent Releases: TO PRAY IN BEAUTY GREGORIAN CHANT EVER ANCIENT EVER NEW, CHRISTMAS IN THE CLOISTER
Mount Saint Mary’s Abbey is home to forty-five Cistercian nuns, more commonly known as Trappistines. The more complete, formal name of the Order is Cistercians of the Strict Observance whose founding at Citeaux dates back to 1098 and is now comprised of monks and nuns who live in one hundred and seventy two autonomous monasteries throughout the world. Our particular Abbey was founded in 1949 by an Irish monastery, Saint Mary’s of Glencairn, and we in turn have given birth to three other...
DIGITAL MUSIC COMPILATIONS
Recent Releases: 50 CLASSICAL CHRISTMAS FAVORITES, 99 ESSENTIAL CHANTS, 99 PERFECTLY RELAXING SONGS
Jade Music has created a name for itself recording and distributing high-quality sacred and classical music. For more than 20 years, we have been working with renowned choirs and musicians from around the world. These compilation albums offer some of our finest recordings.

99 Essential Chants

99 Perfectly Relaxing Songs

50 Classical Christmas Favorites

Christmas Flamenco

DIVNA LJUBOJEVIC AND THE MELODI CHOIR
Recent Releases: THE SOUL OF ORTHODOX CHANT
Divna Ljubojevic was born in Belgrade in 1970. She studied at the Mokranjac Musical School and graduated from the Novi Sad Musical Academy. She practiced religious singing with the choir of Vavedenje monastery, where she was trained by the sisters who held her to the unique style derived from Karlovatz singing, and faithfully cherished traditional Russian singing.

In 1991 she created the Melodi Choir, composed of 10 singers. The repertoire focuses on works belonging to Orthodox sacred...

DOMINICAN FRIARS OF THE PROVINCE OF FRANCE
Recent Releases: GREGORIAN CHANT DOMINICAN LITURGY
At a time when there did not yet exist a Latin liturgy, in the meaning that will have after the Council of Trente, the Preachers adopted identical liturgical books for all houses of the Order. There were several reasons for this initiative, both spiritual and practical. They hoped to unify hearts through uniformity of custom, liturgical custom included; and since they moved not infrequently from house to house, and from province to province, particularly for studies, there was an advantage...
ESTEBAN SALAS
Recent Releases: A LATIN AMERICAN BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Esteban Salas (1725 - 1803) was a Cuban composer of religious music. His compositions focused chiefly on vocal music, and are a fine representation of the late Baroque style. Although heavily influenced by French and Italian works of the period, his music is considered to incorporate an original Latin American component.

He became a teacher and head of music at the Chapel of Music at the cathedral of Santiago de Cuba from 1764. He also studied theology and canon law and was ordained a...

GREGORIAN CHANT SCHOLA OF SAINT JOHN’S ABBEY AND UNIVERSITY
Recent Releases: SINGING WITH MARY AND THE SAINTS
Saint John’s Abbey in central Minnesota, founded by Bavarian Benedictine monks in the middle of the nineteenth century, has developed many ministries and become a center of prayer, scholarship, education, parish ministry, inter-Christian ecumenical dialogue, publishing, and progressive liturgical renewal. It is the home of St. John’s University and School of Theology•Seminary, Preparatory School, Liturgical Press, National Catholic Youth Choir, Boy Choir, Hill Museum and Manuscript...
HARMONIES HISPANIC CHOIR OF OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS CATHEDRAL
Recent Releases: NAVIDAD EN ESPANOL
Harmonies is a girls' choral group based in Los Angeles, comprised of girls ages eight through 18 under the musical direction of Orchestral and Choral Conductor Maestro Antonio Espinal, founder of the choir. Established in 2002, Harmonies is one of the most dynamic and versatile girls' choirs in the city of Los Angeles. The choir has been recognized for the dedication of St. Thomas Church in 2002, and since performs every year at St. Sophia Orthodox Cathedral and Our Lady of the Angeles...
HENRYK GORECKI
Recent Releases: TOTUS TUUS
Henryk Gorecki studied at the State Higher School of Music in Katowice between 1955–60. In 1968, he joined the faculty and rose to provost before resigning in 1979. Gorecki became a leading figure of the Polish avant-garde during the post-Stalin cultural thaw, and his works of the 1950s and 1960s were characterized by an adherence to dissonant modernism.

Apart from two brief periods studying in Paris and a short time living in Berlin, Górecki has spent most of his life in southern...

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN
Recent Releases: MARRIAGE OF THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH
Catherine Braslavsky is adept in Indian, Gregorian, Judeo-Spanish, and harmonic chants. She has studied von Bingen’s music extensively.

Similarly eclectic in his tastes, Joseph Rowe's love of music and culture has brought him across five continents. He has performed with an equally diverse cadre of musicians, ranging from World Music pioneer Hamza El Din to The Grateful Dead.

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ISABELLE DURIN AND MICHAEL ERTZSCHEID
Recent Releases: HEBREW MELODIES OF THE ROMANTIC ERA
After studying at the academies of Drancy, Sceaux and the 6th arrondissement of Paris, Isabelle Durin entered the CNR of Versailles as a student of Alexandre Brussilovsky. In 2003, once her studies were successfully completed, she became a member of the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France, led by Yoel Levi. She appeared as a special guest in Vietnam in 2004 and 2006, at the grand Opera and l’Espace-Centre Culturel of Hanoi. Since 2002, she has been the Artistic Director of the Festival...
LYCOURGOS ANGELOPOULOS AND THE BYZANTINE CHOIR OF GREECE
Recent Releases: THE GLORY OF BYZANTIUM, THE GLORY OF BYZANTIUM CHRISTMAS HYMNS
Lycourgos Angelopoulos, head of the Byzantine Chorus of Greece, is considered to be an expert in Byzantine music, as he aims to preserve its authentic tradition through both an aesthetic and historically accurate musical process.

Divna Ljubojevic was born in Belgrade in 1970. She studied at the Mokranjac Musical School and graduated from the Novi Sad Musical Academy. She practiced religious singing with the choir of Vavedenje monastery, where she was trained by the sisters who held her...

MONASTIC CHOIR OF OUR LADY OF CLEAR CREEK ABBEY
Recent Releases: ECCE FIAT THE ANNUNCIATION
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located in the diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was founded in 1999 by Notre-Dame de Fontgombault, a French Abbey which belongs to the Solesmes Congregation, as does Clear Creek. The Patron Saint of Clear Creek Abbey is the Blessed Virgin Mary under the mystery of her Annunciation.

Like the other monasteries of the Solesmes Congregation, Clear Creek Abbey belongs to those institutes of religious life entirely dedicated to...

MONKS OF THE GRANDE CHARTREUSE
Recent Releases: INTO GREAT SILENCE, INTO GREAT SILENCE OFFICE OF THE NIGHT
A monk is a man like any other man, who loves life and seeks happiness. However, he does not always find it right away. He follows his quest in the world, in his heart, and is aware of others’ feelings: the beautiful and the less beautiful, laughter and tears; good and hard times; peace and anguish born from the awareness of sin and fault.

He allows everything to touch him to and welcomes it in his heart to look for coherence.

Until the moment he hears a voice talking to him,...

NORBERTINE FATHERS OF ST MICHAELS ABBEY
Recent Releases: GREGORIAN CHANT TOGETHER ON THE WAY, ANTHOLOGY CHANTS AND POLYPHONY FROM ST MICHAELS ABBEY, CHRISTMAS AT ST MICHAELS ABBEY THE THREE MASSES OF CHRISTMAS
St. Michael’s Abbey is a community of Norbertine Canons Regular in Orange County, CA. The community was raised to the status of an abbey in 1984 because of its growth. St. Michael’s Abbey now numbers nearly 70 members.

Members of the abbey live a life that combines monastic observance and a complete singing of the choral office and Mass every day with an active apostolate. The abbey’s principal apostolate is its preparatory school, a boys’ boarding school (9-12). The priests are...

OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Recent Releases: NEVER BEFORE RELEASED
Messiaen was born in the French town of Avignon into a literary family and entered the Paris Conservatoire at the age of 11. He would become a leading composer and organist of his time, traveling the globe and performing in major concert venues. In 1949, Messiaen’s “Turangalîla-Symphonie” was performed for the first time in the United States and conducted by Leonard Bernstein. He drew his inspiration from very diverse influences such as Japanese music, Greek and Hindu sources and...
SCHOLA CANTORUM OF HOLY FAMILY
Recent Releases: SONGS FOR THE EUCHARIST ANCIENT AND NEW
In December of 2012, Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, announced that there would be a weekly celebration of the Eucharist in the Extraordinary Form at Holy Family Parish in the city of Latrobe, with Father Daniel C. Mahoney, V.F., Pastor of Holy Family Church as his representative, and Father Ronald L. Cyktor, Jr. his assistant.

Under their leadership, the Schola Cantorum of Holy Family was formed and began singing at the weekly Solemn...

THE CHILDRENS CHOIR OF ST MARC
Recent Releases: RECITAL, CARMINA SACRA SALVE REGINA
Created in September 1986, the Master of The Children’s Choir of Saint-Marc is part of the highest quality Children’s Choirs. Several dozen concerts and shows per year have brought the children to many countries around the world, such as the United States, Canada, Russia, Lebanon, Greece, Ivory Coast, Japan… as Master of La Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourviere in Lyon (since 1995), the choir regularly takes part in the masses of this sanctuary.

Revealed to a larger audience by the...

THE GEORGIAN HARMONY CHOIR
Recent Releases: SACRED GEORGIAN CHANTS
The Georgian Harmony Choir was founded in 2006 by Nana Peradze. Its members are passionate amateurs and professionals from Georgia. Its vocation is to raise the awareness of religious and popular Georgian chant following tradition and authenticity. The Choir has performed in Belgrade (Serbia), Tbilisi (Georgia), where it participated in the international music festival “Chveneburebi,” and Paris.

Nana Peradze was born into an Orthodox family in Georgia. She received a chant and piano...

THE SAINT VINCENT CAMERATA SCHOLARS
Recent Releases: SACRED CHORAL MUSIC FEAST OF ALL SAINTS AND ALL SOULS
The Camerata Scholars were formed in the Summer of 2011, and this production of A Blessed Day has Dawned, is their inaugural recording. The Scholars include both veteran members of the Camerata, some of whom have been singing together for over 20 years, as well as newer members, particularly students of Saint Vincent College. They are dedicated to the study and performance of a cappella sacred music in liturgies and in concerts, especially the works of the Renaissance and contemporary...
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Recent Releases: OUR LADY MOTHER OF GOD, FROM SILENCE TO LIGHT, THE SOUL OF TIBETAN CHANT
This is a selection of the finest compilations that we have released over the years. They regroup our work with artists from around the world. Enjoy the diversity!

Click on album image below to find out more about the particular release; click on "More Albums" to see all available releases:

- A Sacred Christmas

- From Silence to Light

- 99 Perfectly Relaxing Songs

- The Soul of Tibetan Chant

VARIOUS ARTISTS II
Recent Releases: NAWAL EMBRACE THE SPIRIT, CHRISTS PASSION RESURRECTION
This is a selection of the finest compilations that we have released over the years. They regroup our work with artists from around the world. Enjoy the diversity!
WOJCIECH KILAR
Recent Releases: REQUIEM FATHER KOLBE
Wojciech Kilar is one of Poland’s premier symphonic composers. Born in Lwow in 1932, he studied at the Higher School of Music in Katowice with piano master W. Markiewiczowna and composition tutor B. Woytowicz. He studied composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, which he considers his second home. Kilar has been awarded numerous international prizes for composition, among them the Lili Boulanger Memorial Fund Award of Boston in 1960, the Jurzykowski Foundation of New York in 1983, and in...
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