Dec 26

Nunc dimittis [Now let] (Luke 2:29-32) – Gustav Holst

English: Gustav Holst (1874–1934)

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Luke 2:29-32 [Latin]

29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

30 For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

31 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;

32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.


Nunc dimittis, H127, composed by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)


Performed by the Stanford Chamber Chorale, under the direction of Stephen M. Sano

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Sep 02

Nunc Dimittis [Now Dismiss] in G (Luke 2:29-32) – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

 

English: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

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Luke 2:29-32

29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

30 For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

31 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;

32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

From Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G, Op. 81 (1904), by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)


Performed by The Choir of Somerville College, Oxford; David Crown (conductor), Robert Smith (organ), Stephen O’Driscoll (baritone); Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral (London), 6 February 2012

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