“I Thirst” The Vinegar Given to Jesus – James Tissot

Psalm 69:20-21 [Latin Vulgate: Psalm 68:21-22]

20 Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.

21 They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Improperium expectavit cor meum et miseriam et sustinui qui simul mecum contristaretur et non fuit; consolantem me quaesivi et non inveni. Et dederunt in escam meam fel, et in siti mea potaverunt me aceto.


Improperium expectavit cor meum (1593) in Offertoria totius anni, no. 24, composed by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)

Palestrina: Improperium exspectavit cor meum - Sixteen

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Psalm 31:5 [Latin: Psalmi 30:6]

5 Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.

In manus tuas (I) by John Sheppard (1515-1558)

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The Cambridge Singers - In Manus Tuas by John Sheppard | Conducted by John Rutter

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My God My God why hast thou forsaken me (Eli Eli lama sabactani), by James Tissot (Image via Wikipedia)
My God My God why hast thou forsaken me (Eli Eli lama sabactani), by James Tissot (Image via Wikipedia)

Matthew 27:45-46,50; Luke 23:44,46 [Latin]

45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.

46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

50 Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.

44 And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.

46 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.

English translation of Latin text from Choral Public Domain Library:

There was darkness over the earth when the Jews crucified Jesus:
and about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice:
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

  • And he bowed his head and gave up the ghost.

V. Jesus cried with a loud voice and said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.

  • And he bowed his head and gave up the ghost.

Tenebrae factae sunt, H129, composed by Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)

Charpentier: Tenebrae factae sunt, H129

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Dir: Michel Corboz.
Philippe Huttenlocher – basse.

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Tenebrae Factoe Sunt. (Chant (Basse) et Ensemble Divers/Partition). By Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1645-1704). For bass voice and varied ensemble. Score. Published by Alphonse Leduc (AH.AL30290).

 

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