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Voice From Assisi

Friar Alessandro Audio CD
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Decca Records/Universal Music brings you the ‘Voice from Assisi’: Friar Alessandro.

Alessandro Brustenghi – from the original friary founded by Saint Francis of Assisi, the Porziuncola in Assisi – made the headlines earlier this year when he became the first Friar in the history of music to land a major record deal. The legendary Mike Hedges (U2, The Cure, Manic ... Read more in Amazon's Friar Alessandro Store

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  • Audio CD (15 Oct 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Decca (UMO)
  • ASIN: B0083X5ZSS
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,112 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Fratello Sole Sorella LunaThe London Studio Orchestra 3:420.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Pater NosterThe London Studio Orchestra 3:090.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Le Lodi Di Dio AltissimoThe London Studio Orchestra 3:310.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Panis AngelicusThe London Studio Orchestra 3:260.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Sancta MariaThe London Studio Orchestra 5:200.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Tantum Ergo SacramentumThe London Studio Orchestra 4:020.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Vergin Tutto AmorThe London Studio Orchestra 3:100.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Ave MariaThe London Studio Orchestra 4:260.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. KyrieThe London Studio Orchestra 3:490.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Cantique De Jean RacineThe London Studio Orchestra 4:490.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Make Me A Channel Of Your PeaceThe London Studio Orchestra 4:330.99  Buy MP3 


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Voice From Assisi is the debut album from Franciscan Friar, Alessandro Brustenghi. The record is a mix of traditional and modern sacred songs, including an original track by Royal Wedding composer Paul Mealor, set to a prayer written by St Francis of Assisi. Proceeds from the sale of the album will go to the Order of Friars Minor for its charitable work.

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40 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another world 19 Oct 2012
By JB TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Friar Alessandro describes himself as entering another world when he sings, one in which he is able to communicate the Franciscan message just as St Francis did originally, through poetry and song.

Having studied and loved music from childhood, Friar Alessandro made the decision to give up in favour of entering the Order; however, he was given an ultimatum by his spiritual director that he must complete his musical studies first. Inspired and impelled to reach his calling, he did this, finishing with excellent marks. At last he had found his voice.

The album is varied; as well as favourites such as Panis Angelicus and Sancta Maria (from Cavalleria Rusticana), we have a setting by Paul Mealor of an original work of St Francis, Le Lodi di Dio Altissimo. The album ends with Make me a Channel of Your Peace, a contemplation on Franciscan prayer.

A gifted singer, his gift here is passed on in a truly selfless way; this is music making for the sheer joy of it. The message itself is one of peace and inspiration, a voice from Heaven.
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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely peaceful CD 17 Oct 2012
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I found this CD to be quite lovely and very peaceful to listen to. I really liked the songs and Friar Alessandro's voice. I would recommend this to others.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Voice from Heaven 25 Oct 2012
By Mrs
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This CD is wonderful - Friar Alessandro's voice is superb. I am sure we will hear and see more of this young man with the exquisite voice. His diction is superb too - you can hear every word and it is obviouis from the way he sings that he loves it. I shall play it often and be transported back to Italy.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Friar Alessandro 24 Nov 2012
By barbara
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I first heard this fantastic voice from a very short excerpt on television. Was so impressed that I bought the CD immediately. It exceeded my expectations in every way. The quality and range of Friar Alessasndro's voice is impressive and the recording is excellent, too. As an Italian speaker, I appreciated even more the clear and attractive accent - could understand every word. Have bought a second CD as a Christmas present and will probably buy more. It would be wonderful if a DVD could be produced featuring this wonderful singer.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Music to live your life by 20 Dec 2012
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Wonderful, relaxing, insperational. Music to help you through lifes trials and tribulations.
Will not be the last of Friar Alessandro that I buy.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars friar allessandro 19 Oct 2012
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What a voice beautiful very peacefull cd hope he goes on to make more and this is not just a one off for charity
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Beautiful New Talent 4 Jan 2014
By Christina VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The more I hear Friar Alessandro, the more he grows on me. My initial reaction was, "Is he real?"

And - in these days of everything being commercialised and highly polished - yes, he is! I can see why Warner leapt to sign up this singing monk (he is based at a Fransiscan Order). He has a truly lovely tenor voice and sings like an angel!

All his profits go to a Fransiscan charity as he has made a vow of poverty. One reason he got accepted into the order was because of his voice, and WOW! what a voice! Friar Alessandro is a serious singer without being pretentious or boring.

Recommended!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Bought as Christmas gift for elderly mother 7 Jan 2013
By JanBee
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I had not heard of this artiste and have not listened to him. This was a gift and I know the recipient is pleased so that is all that matters.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Fantastic Voice with Beautiful Songs
Published 2 days ago by P Bartlett MBE
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
OK
Published 16 days ago by Ralph Bramham
4.0 out of 5 stars my favourite cd
i love VOICE FROM ASSISI , its so pure and sincere ,
it relaxes and gives me peace , i would recomend to all music lovers
Published 1 month ago by monica whelan
5.0 out of 5 stars A Star is Born
Obviously a trained voice prior to religious orders. and has burst onto the music scene like Andrea Bocelli . Read more
Published 3 months ago by I philomel
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous
Love the cd. Just so sorry missed his irish tour live. Fabulous voice looking forward to more CDs. Fabulous purchase
Published 3 months ago by Francis Deasy
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Voice & Talent
Friar Alessandro's beautiful singing voice and the passion with which he sings is truly amazing. He has a gorgeous tenor voice which is strong and vibrant. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Stephen Medza
5.0 out of 5 stars Faith with style
The friar knows how to communicate his belief and love in God with a beautiful singing voice. They saya picture is worth a thousand words. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Maureen M
5.0 out of 5 stars This is the best CD I have ever bought!
Probably the best CD out there at the minute, loved his voice, so mellow and lovely to listen to with a glass of red wine :-)
Published 5 months ago by tash
5.0 out of 5 stars An unusual star
Friar Alessandro is an unusual star. He is a friar and works as a carpenter when he's not doing concerts and albums. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Ase Johannessen
5.0 out of 5 stars Calming magic
I first heard about this wonderful singer on Classic FM.and knew I had to own his `CDs.He is so full of joy and love and so gifted I will never tire of playing this CD. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Pamela Cunningham
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