Sep 22

Sicut Moses exaltavit serpentem in deserto [As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness] (John 3:14-15) – Dietrich Buxtehude

English: The Brazen Serpent, as in Numbers 21:...

English: The Brazen Serpent, as in Numbers 21:9, by James Tissot (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John 3:14-15 [Latin]

14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:

15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

Sicut Moses, BuxWV97 (1681), by Dieterich Buxtehude (c.1638-1707)

Performed by John Holloway, Emma Kirkby, Manfredo Kraemer, Jaap ter Linden, Lars Ulrik Mortensen

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MP3: Sicut Moses exaltavit serpentem, BuxWV 97 / Naxos

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Sicut Moses (Solokantate fur Singstimme und Instrumente (nur lateinisch). Der Partitur liegen die Instrumentalstimmen bei). By Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707). Edited by Matthaei, Karl. For Soprano solo, Violin (2), Violoncello, Basso continuo. Score; Set of Parts. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag

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Feb 10

Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt [For God so loved the world] (John 3:16) – Heinrich Schütz

 

English: Nicodemus and Jesus on a rooftop

Nicodemus and Jesus on a rooftop (Image via Wikipedia)

John 3:16 [German]

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, SWV 380 (one of 29 motets from Geistliche Chor-Music, 1648), by Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)


Performed by NoonSongs, directed by Stefan Schuck

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MP3: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt / National Lutheran Choir / Eternity

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Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt SWV 380 (Motet no. 12 from ‘geistliche Chormusik 1648′). By Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). Edited by Wilhelm Kamlah. For SSATB choir/basso continuo ad lib. This edition: Urtext edition. Basso continuo-vocie see BA 500 67 (Organ) und BA 500 86 (Cello/Contrabass/Bassoon). Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA512).

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Mar 30

God so loved the world (John 3:16-17) – John Stainer

 

Nicodemus and Jesus on a rooftop

Nicodemus and Jesus on a rooftop (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John 3:16-17 [Jesus, to Nicodemus:]

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

God so loved the world, from The Crucifixion (1887) by John Stainer (1840-1901)


Performed by Saint Paul’s Cathedral Choir

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BBC Singers, Leith Hill Festival Singers


Stainer: The Crucifixion / Chandos

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SATB. Published by G. Schirmer

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In Sing Unto God! by Ruth Heller, via Google Books

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