Psalm 89: 20-21 [Latin]I have found David, my servant; I have anointed him with my holy oil; For my hand shall aid him and my arm shall strengthen him. Alleluia.

Inveni David servum meum, oleo sancto meo unxi eum. Manus enim mea auxiliabitur ei et brachium meum confortabit eum. Alleluja.

Illuminated initial showing Samuel anointing David with Jesse nearby; from the
Illuminated initial showing Samuel anointing David with Jesse nearby; from the “Bedford Psalter and Hours”. Held and digitised by the British Library. Image via Wikimedia Commons.


Inveni David I, WAB 19, motet composed by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896). Offertory for Common of a Confessor or a Pope

Inveni David, WAB 19

Performed by Stuttgart Philharmonia Vocal Ensemble

Free sheet music at Choral Public Domain Library


Bruckner circa 1860
Bruckner circa 1860 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 45:14b-15 [Latin: Psalm 44:15-16 (Vulgate)]

14 She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.

15 With gladness and rejoicing shall they be brought: they shall enter into the king’s palace.

Afferentur regi, offertory motet for chorus and 3 trombones, WAB1 (1861), by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

Bruckner: Afferentur regi (UniversitätsChor München)

Performed by University of North Texas College of Music


MP3: Afferentur regi, WAB 1, Anton Bruckner / Marcus Creed / Haenssler Classics


Afferentur (There were brought in gladness virgins pure and lovely) by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896). Edited by Gunter Graulich. For SATB Choir, 3 trombones, [Organ]. F-Dur (F major). German title: Afferentur regi. Psalms. Level 2. Full score. Language: Latin/English. Composed 1861. WAB 1. 8 pages. Duration 2 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag.


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Anton bruckner
Anton Bruckner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 37:30-31 [Latin]

30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks what is just.

31 The law of his God is in his heart; and his feet do not falter. Alleluia

Os justi meditabitur (Lydian motet, 1879) by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

Bruckner | Os justi [á 4-8; Voces8]

Performed by Voces8


MP3: Os justi meditabitur sapientiam (Motet) / Anton Bruckner / Monteverdi Choir / Deutsche Grammophon


Os Justi The Just Mouth A Cappella by A Bruckner. Arranged by John Finley Williamson. For Choral (SSAATTBB). Choral. 8 pages. G. Schirmer


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Portrait by Josef Büche (Austrian, 1848-1918) ...
Bruckner portrait by Josef Büche (Austrian, 1848-1918)

Philippians 2:8b-9 [Latin]

And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:

Christus factus est (1884) by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

Bruckner: Christus factus est | Sir Stephen Cleobury

Performed by King’s College Choir


Arranged by John Rutter. For SATB choir (with divisions), a cappella. Oxford Choral Classics Octavos. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 8 pages. Duration 3′. Published by Oxford University Press.


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