Continuing the Sounds on Thursday blog post series with the orchestral track ‘First Contemplation: Take Hold Of The Knowledge With Might – Kraftvoll ergreife das Wissen’ by Michel Montecrossa, taken from his ‘Christmas Symphony – Weihnachts Symphonie’ – further information about this Symphony you find here.
More symphonic and orchestral music by Michel Montecrossa you find here:
Download the ‘Christmas Symphony – Weihnachts Symphonie’ from iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-christmas-symphony/id494264263
Michel Montecrossa’s touching and powerful ‘Christmas Symphony – Weihnachts Symphonie’ released by Mira Sound Germany as Audio-CD and DVD with 6 orchestral and 6 solo chant tracks is dedicated to the young life of Jesus. Michel Montecrossa has written the lyrics of the chants on the basis of early Jesus traditions. ‘The Christmas Symphony’ is performed by Michel Montecrossa and his Lightsound Orchestra. The vocals are performed in English and German by Michel Montecrossa.
‘The Christmas Symphony’ is part of Michel Montecrossa’s great sacral symphonic triptych comprising ‘The Christmas Symphony’, ‘The Jesus Symphony‘ and ‘The Maria Magdalena Symphony‘.
Michel Montecrossa says about ‘The Christmas Symphony’:
“‘The Christmas Symphony’ is music of warmth, tender power and intimate nearness to the Divine. It is dedicated to young Jesus and the timeless marvel of divine Love and all it means for the future.
Whatever happens, whatever we say or do, in the end we come to understand that it is always this Love that helps and protects us and that it is the answer to everything when the noise of ignorant cleverness subsides.”
The chants and instrumentals of ‘The Christmas Symphony’ are: