Apr 14

Versa est in luctum [Latin: Was turned into mourning] (Job 30:31, 7:16) – Tomás Luis de Victoria

 

Contemporary printing of the sheet music for T...

Contemporary printing of the sheet music for Tomás Luis de Victoria's Officium Defunctorum. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Job 30:31, 7:16b [Latin][Latin]

31 My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

16 I loathe it; I would not live alway: let me alone; for my days are vanity.

Versa est in luctum (1605, from Requiem Mass, Officium defunctorum) by Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)


Performed by Rosario Musica Verbali

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Officium Defunctorum [Requiem] by Tomas Luis de Victoria. For SSATTB choir. Published by Mapa Mundi.

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Apr 13

The Lord’s prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) – Albert Malotte

The Lord's Prayer (1886-1896) from the series ...

The Lord's Prayer (1886-1896) from the series The Life of Christ, Brooklyn Museum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Matthew 6:9-13

After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

11 Give us this day our daily bread.

12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

The Lord’s prayer (1935) by Albert Hay Malotte (1895-1964)


Performed by Andrea Bocelli, Mormon Tabernacle Choir


Performed by Wallace Sisters

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The Complete Lord’s Prayer For Every Busy Accompanist. For voice and piano (or organ) in five keys 64 pages. Published by G. Schirmer

Apr 12

Zadok the priest (1 Kings 1:38-39) – George F. Handel

 

13. King Solomon

13. King Solomon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1 Kings 1:38-39 (partial verses used in the music)

38 So Zadok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, went down, and caused Solomon to ride upon king David’s mule, and brought him to Gihon.

39 And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet; and all the people said, God save king Solomon.

 Zadok the priest from Coronation Anthems (1727) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


Performed by BBC Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Chorus, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis

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Coronation Anthem No. 1: Zadok the Priest (SSAATTBB Chorus and Piano). Arranged by W Herrmann. Published by G. Schirmer

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Apr 11

When David heard (2 Samuel 18:33) – Thomas Tomkins

 

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David Mourns the Death of Absalom (2Sam. 18:33) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2 Samuel 18:33

33 And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!

When David heard (1622) by Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)


Performed by Primus 8 from Östersund Sweden


Performed by Stile Antico

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For SAATB Choir (Mixed Voices). Lent. Choral. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd.

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