CD Review: Pilgrimage to Montserrat/The Renaissance Players
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CD Review: Pilgrimage to Montserrat/The Renaissance Players

It’s very likely that hundreds, if not thousands of Australians have retraced the legendary journeys¬† undertaken by medieval pilgrims to sacred sites in the Iberian peninsula. The shrine of St James the apostle, Santiago de Compostela in Galicia and the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria at Monserrat near Barcelona, have held a lasting fascination for…

The Making Of The Pilgrimage To Montserrat – Winsome Evans Talks
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The Making Of The Pilgrimage To Montserrat – Winsome Evans Talks

  Located about 45 km northwest of Barcelona, the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat which dates back to at least 1025, rises dizzyingly to the skies, clinging to the jagged face of the eponymous¬†mountain. Riding up the rock to the monastery¬† in the Aeri (cable car), we were transported 1,350-metres, through gradients of…