“Czech Christmas Mass”

By |2020-12-19T11:50:48-06:00December 25th, 2017|Categories: Audio/Video, Catholicism, Christmas, Music|

Over the years, the Czech Christmas Mass, "Hej, mistře" (Hail, master!), by Jakub Jan Ryba has become an inherent part of Czech tradition. This is mainly owing to the simplicity, the emotional impact and pure comprehensiveness of Ryba's music. Ryba wrote his Christmas Mass "Hail, master!" in 1796. Its programmatic sequence basically follows the plot used in the folk [...]