I sometimes wonder: if “attractional” churches which use a genre of music called “bone-shaking” had their way, would the kind of music below just disappear? That would be very, very sad.
The composer of that piece, Paul Mealor, wrote one of the beautiful pieces played at the last major royal English wedding. There is something particularly God-like about pushing the bounds of a genre—even and especially the “classical” genre—to greater and greater heights of beauty and creativity.
Then again, I’m not sure any composer will ever beat the power of this piece, written before 1683:
Once again I say, British people are just more better than us are.