Nov 03

Angelus ad pastores ait [The angel said to the shepherds] (Luke 2:10-11) – Giovanni Gabrieli

 

Giovanni Gabrieli

Giovanni Gabrieli (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Luke 2:10-11 [Latin]

10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

Music text paraphrase:

The angel said to the shepherds: ‘I bring you tidings of great joy,
for the Saviour of the world has been born to you today.’
Alleluia.

A tiny son is born to us today, and he shall be called Mighty God.
Alleluia.

Angelus ad pastores ait a 12, composed by Giovanni Gabrieli (c.1554/1557-1612)


Performed by The St. Olaf Early Music Singers and Collegium Musicum (Gerald Hoekstra, conductor)

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Angelus ad pastores ait by Giovanni Gabrieli (1553-1612). Edited by Paul Winter. For SMezAATB-ATBarBBB choir a cappella. Sacred. Sheet Music. Published by Edition Peters (PE.P05930).

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May 07

And the angel said unto them, from Messiah (Luke 2:10-11) – 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)

Luke 2:10-11

10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

And the angel said unto them (recitative), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[And the angel said unto them starts at approximately 37:37]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood
Soloist Judith Nelson

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Messiah, Edited by Watkins Shaw, Novello Handel Edition. 257 pages

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