Download a larger image of the New Cathedral in Salamanca, Spain. Share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and activities:

  • Listen to this chant while imagining hearing it in this space. Imagine being a peasant, standing during the service, listening to this music. What effect would it have on your sense of God and the church?
  • This cathedral, Catedral Nueva (New Cathedral), in Spain is a combination of Gothic and Baroque architecture. Investigate how these two styles are different. Make a sketch to illustrate the main aspects of each.