Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Texts to Contemplate

Exsultate Deo (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palentrina) 1525-1594

from Psalm 81:

1 Sing for joy to God our strength;
shout aloud to the God of Jacob!

2 Begin the music, strike the tambourine,
play the melodious harp and lyre.

3 Blow the trumpet in the New Moon,
and when the moon is full, on the day of our Feast;

Abendlied, Op. 69, no. 3 (Josef Rheinberger) 1839-1901

From Luke 24:29:

Bide with us, for evening shadows darken, and the day will soon be over.

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