Feb 03

Ihr werdet weinen und heulen [Ye will be weeping and wailing] (John 16:20) – Johann Sebastian Bach

 

Fragment of John 16:14-22 from Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 208 (Image via Wikipedia)

Fragment of John 16:14-22 from Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 208 (Image via Wikipedia)

John 16:20 [German]

20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

Ihr werdet weinen und heulen (1725), first movement (chorus) from cantata BWV 103, composed by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Performed by the J. S. Bach Foundation of St. Gallen under Rudolf Lutz

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Cantata No. 103 — Ihr werdet weinen und heulen. (SATB with AT Soli). By Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Choir Sacred. SATB choir. Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Masterworks; Worship Resources. Kalmus Edition. Baroque; Masterwork; Sacred. Book. 44 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing 

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Dec 23

Sent from God (John 1:6-7) – Alexander Campkin


The beginning verses of the Gospel of John, fr...

The beginning verses of the Gospel of John, from a facsimile edition of William Tyndale’s 1525 English translation of the New Testament. (Image via Wikipedia)

John 1:6-7

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Sent from God, composed in 2011 by Alexander Campkin (b. 1984)


Performed by The Southwark Cathedral Merbecke Choir

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Jun 21

Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit [Ye now therefore have sorrow], from Ein Deutsches Requiem [A German Requiem] (John 16:22; Isaiah 66:13) – Johannes Brahms

 

English: Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), German c...

English: Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), German composer, 1889 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John 16:22; Isaiah 66:13 [German]

22 And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit (1866) from Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift [A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Scriptures] Op. 45, by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)


Performed by KammerChor Hofheim, Monteverdichor Budapest

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For soprano voice solo, baritone voice solo, SATB choir and piano accompaniment. Op. 45 (Text Language: German). 96 pages. Duration circa 70 minutes. Published by Edition Peters

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May 15

Behold the Lamb of God, from Messiah (John 1:29) – George F. Handel

George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript ...

George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript of the title page of Messiah, 1741 (Photo via Wikipedia)

John 1:29b

29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

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Behold the Lamb of God (chorus), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[Behold the Lamb of God starts at approximately 52:27]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood

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