Nunc Dimittis [short service] (Luke 2:29-32) – Orlando Gibbons

Simeon and the Christ child, glass by Kempe, 1926, in St. Botolph's church, Boston. Photo by J.Hannan-Briggs
Simeon and the Christ child, glass by Kempe, 1926, in St. Botolph’s church, Boston. Photo by J.Hannan-Briggs / CC BY 2.0

Luke 2:29-32

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace; according to thy word; For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people, To be a light to lighten the Gentiles, and to be the glory of thy people Israel.

[Glory be to the Father…]

Nunc Dimittis, from the short service, published in The First Book of Selected Church Musick (1641) by John Barnard, composed by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

VOCES8: Nunc Dimittis by Orlando Gibbons

Performed by VOCES8

Free sheet music at Choral Public Domain Library

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