Glimmering Hope in the Night of Postmodernity: Exploring the Music of Arvo Pärt

Any Catholic interested in a revival of the arts and questions relating to their place and expression in the face of modernity should discover Arvo Pärt.

Glimmering Hope in the Night of Postmodernity: Exploring the Music of Arvo Pärt

As a devout Russian Orthodox and an exile from Communist Russia in the 1970s, Arvo Pärt composes music that contains a unique dialogue between supernatural hope and the utter darkness and ugliness of postmodernity. Many of his pieces represent a unique blending of tradition and novelty, but they are entirely suffused with deeply religious devotion and Christian sensitivity.

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