Apr 26

Haec Dies [This is the day] (Psalm 118:24) – Herbert Howells

Picture of the day (1)

Psalm 118:24 [Latin]

24 This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

Haec dies setting composed by Herbert Howells (1892-1983), and first heard on Easter Day in 1918


Performed by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir

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Haec Dies

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Haec dies composed by Herbert Howells (1892-1983). Edited by Patrick Russill. For SSATB choir, a cappella. Mixed Voices. Church Music Society publications. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Level C (moderately difficult). Vocal score. Duration 4′. Published by Oxford University Press

 

Feb 01

Like as the hart (Psalm 42:1-3) – Herbert Howells

White fallow deer near Argonne National Laboratories

Psalm 42:1-3

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?

Like as the hart (1941), composed by Herbert Howells (1892-1983)


Performed by The Milton Abbey Festival Chamber Choir. Directed by David McKee with Luke Bond playing the organ.

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Like as the Hart / St. John’s College Choir, Cambridge / From the Album St. John’s Magnificat – Choral Works by Herbert Howell

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Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks composed by Herbert Howells (1892-1983). For SATB choir & organ. Mixed Voices. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 8 pages. Duration 5′. Published by Oxford University Press