Eminent chant scholar, Dr. Joseph Dyer, explains the Roman origins of Gregorian chant, the role of the Roman Schola Cantorum in the development of Roman chant, and what happened to that chant once it interacted with Franco-Gallican chant to become Gregorian chant. Join us for an episode which brings clarity to a complex history, and helps us better understand the roots of our Catholic sacred music traditions.

Follow Dr. Dyer’s work at: https://um-boston.academia.edu/JosephDyer

Learn more about the summer sacred music study at St. Joseph’s Seminary at: https://www.dunwoodie.edu/dunwoodie-music-classes