Apr 24

Laudate Nomen Domini [Praise the name of the Lord] (Psalm 113:1,3) – Christopher Tye

English: Canterbury Christ Church University O...

English: Canterbury Christ Church University One of Canterbury’s two Universities. The other being Kent University. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 113:1,3 [Latin – loose paraphrase]

Praise ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord.

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord‘s name is to be praised.


Laudate Nomen Domini (1553) by Christopher Tye (c. 1505-before 1573)


Performed by The Cantata Choir of Canterbury Christ Church University

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Composed by Christopher Tye (1505-1572). Choral. Octavo. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd. (ST.CC365).

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Apr 17

Absalon fili mi [Absalon my son] (2 Samuel 18:33) – Graham Keitch

English: David Mourns the Death of Absalom (2S...

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

2 Samuel 18:33 [Latin]

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!


Absalon fili mi, composed by Graham Keitch (b. 1956) and premiered April 15, 2016


Performed by Contrapunctus Early Music – A High Voices Ensemble
David E. A. Acres, Director

 

 

Feb 28

O vos omnes [O all ye] (Lamentations 1:12) – Pablo Casals

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Lamentations 1:12 [Latin]

12 Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the Lord hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.

O vos omnes, composed in 1932 by Pablo Casals (1876-1973)


Performed by Gondwana Chorale

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European Sacred Music. Edited by John Rutter. Mixed Voices. Oxford Choral Classics Collections. Sacred, Choral Collection. Choral collection. 384 pages. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193436954).

Feb 14

Pater noster [Our Father] (Luke 11:2-4) – Francesco de Layolle

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English: Reproduction of painting by Jacopo da Pontormo (Florence, ca. 1530); from Alfred Einstein, The Italian Madrigal (1949); PD-art (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Luke 11:2-4 [Latin]

And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.

Give us day by day our daily bread.

And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Pater noster, composed by Francesco dell’Aiolle [a.k.a. Francesco de Layolle] (1492-1540)


Performed by Magdala, conductor David Skinner

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