Apr 13

Surgens Jesus [The risen Jesus] (John 20:19-20) – Peter Philips

 

Epstein's "Christ in Majesty"

Epstein’s “Christ in Majesty” (Photo credit: Howard Dickins)

John 20:19b,20b [Latin]

19b The risen Jesus, our Lord, standing in the midst of his disciples, said: Peace be with you. Alleluia.

20b The disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. Alleluia.

Surgens Jesus (from Cantiones Sacrae, 1612), composed by Peter Philips (1560-1628)


Performed by Pro Musica Choir

 

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The New Church Anthem Book by Lionel Dakers. For SATB choir and keyboard. Mixed Voices. Sacred, Choral Collection. Paperback. 592 pages. Published by Oxford University Press.

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Apr 06

Ne irascaris Domine [Do not be angry, Lord] (Isaiah 64:9-10) – William Byrd

 

William Byrd - c.1540-1623.

William Byrd – c.1540-1623. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Isaiah 64:9-10 [Latin]

9 Be not wroth very sore, O Lord, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.

10 Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Ne irascaris Domine (published in 1589) and composed by William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)


Performed by the Choir of Durham Cathedral

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Ne Irascaris Domine by William Byrd (1540-1623). For Choral (SATTB). Music Sales America. Sacred. Chester Music #CH05711. Published by Chester Music (HL.14005590).

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Mar 30

Justitiae Domini rectae [The justices of the LORD are right] (Psalm 19:8,10-11) – Alessandro Scarlatti

 

Alessandro Scarlatti.

Alessandro Scarlatti. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 19:8a,10b-11a [Latin]

8 The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.

10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

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Music text:

8a The statutes of the Lord are right, and rejoice the heart

10b his judgments sweeter also than honey, and the honey-comb.

11a For thy servant keeps them.

 Justitiae Domini rectae, composed in 1708 by Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)


Performed by The City of Rome Choir

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Mar 23

I will lift mine eyes (Psalm 121:1-8) – Jake Runestad

 

Psalm 121

Psalm 121 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 121:1-8

1 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

5 The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand.

6 The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.

7 The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

8 The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

I will lift mine eyes (published in 2010), composed by Jake Runestad (b. 1986) 

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I Will Lift Mine Eyes (CME Conductor’s Choice). By Jake Runestad. For Choral (SATB DV A Cappella). Conductor’s Choice. 12 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051479542. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48020864).

 

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