Jun 11

O altitudo divitiarum [O the height of riches] (Romans 11:33-36) – Giaches de Wert

 

Campanile of Santa Barbara, at the Ducal Palace in Mantua: Wert was choir director here from 1565 until 1592.

Campanile of Santa Barbara, at the Ducal Palace in Mantua: Wert was choir director here from 1565 until 1592.

Romans 11:33-36 [Latin]

33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

35 Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again?

36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.


O altitudo divitiarum (1581) from Modulationum cum sex vocibus liber primus, no. 3

Performed by Stile Antico

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Jun 04

Egressus Jesus [Jesus went] (Matthew 15:21-28) – Giaches de Wert

Matthew 15:21-28 [Latin]

21 Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.

22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.

23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.

24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

25 Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me.

26 But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs.

27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.

28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.


Egressus Jesus from Modulationem cum sex vocibus, Liber Primus, 1581. Composed by Giaches De Wert (1535-1596)

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Apr 30

Super flumina Babylonis [By the rivers of Babylon] (Psalm 137:1) – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Kupferstich von Ferdinand Ruscheweyh nach eine...

Kupferstich von Ferdinand Ruscheweyh nach einem Gemälde Eduard von Bendemanns (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 137:1-2 [Latin]

1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.


Super flumina Babylonis (1581), composed by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)


Performed by The Choir of Saint Luke’s Ordinariate Parish, Washington DC

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Dec 04

Gaudete in Domino [Rejoice in the Lord] (Philippians 4:4) – Giaches de Wert

English: Incipit of the Gregorian chant introi...

English: Incipit of the Gregorian chant introit for Gaudete Sunday, the third Sunday of Advent. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Philippians 4:4 [Latin]

Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.


Gaudete in Domino (from Il secondo libro de motetti, 1581) composed by Giaches de Wert 1535 1596


Performed by Quire Cleveland

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