Solesmes Abbey: The Unquiet Home of Gregorian Chant

Hidden In A French Valley ANCIENT CHRISTIAN WORSHIP: The Abbey of Solesmes stands above the valley of the Sarthe River, midway between Le Mans and Angers.  St. Thuribus, in the fifth century, organized Christian worship here in the Gallo-Roman villa de Solesmis.  The Abbey was founded in 1010, half a century before the Normans invaded England … Read more