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

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Oct 16

Christ Rising Again from the Dead (Romans 6:9-11; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22) – Christopher Tye

English: Gothic stained glass window depiction...

English: Gothic stained glass window depiction of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ; Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg, France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Romans 6:9-11; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22

Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.

10 For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.

21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.


Christ Rising Again from the Dead, composed by Christopher Tye (1505 – before 1573)


Performed by The Choir of New College, Oxford

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Sep 20

How lovely are the messengers (Romans 10:15,18) – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Deutsch: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Deutsch: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Romans 10:15,18 (paraphrased)

15 And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

18 But I ask, have they not heard? Indeed they have, for

“Their voice has gone out to all the earth,
    and their words to the ends of the world.”

How lovely are the messengers, from St. Paul, composed in 1836 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)


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SATB. St. Paul. Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Choral Large Works. 216 pages. G. Schirmer #ED321. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50323930).

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Apr 20

Christ rising again (Romans 6:9-11; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22) – John Sheppard

 

English: Victory over the Grave by Bernard Plo...

English: Victory over the Grave by Bernard Plockhorst (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Romans 6:9-11; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22

9 Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.

10 For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.

21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

Christ rising again (c. 1550), composed by John Sheppard/Shepherd (1515-1558)


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