May 29

Non vos relinquam orphanos [I will not leave you orphans] (John 14:18; 16:22) – William Byrd

 

William Byrd

William Byrd

John 14:18; 16:22 (Latin)

18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

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.


Non vos relinquam orphanos (1607) from Gradualia II, no. 37, by William Byrd (1539/40 or 1543 – 1623)

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