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