If you’re looking for a fresh take on this season’s Regina Caeli, listen to this composition by one of my favorite middle ages composers, Tomas Luis de Victoria.
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Psalm 130 De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine; Domine, exaudi vocem meam. Fiant aures tuæ intendentes in vocem deprecationis meæ. Si iniquitates observaveris, Domine, Domine, quis sustinebit? Quia apud te propitiatio est; et propter legem tuam sustinui te, Domine. Sustinuit anima mea in verbo ejus: Speravit anima mea in Domino. A custodia matutina usque ad [...]
The amazing group CONTINUUM was brought to my attention by the also amazing Chant Cafe. It is an all male ensemble which sings 16th century Spanish polyphony. It just so happens that our choir is rehearsing another piece by Tomas Luis de Victoria, now: Jesu Dulcis Memoria. Let me know what you think.
If you all haven’t figured it out by now, I love listening to music and I love singing. I sang some polyphony as a Protestant, but I find that I am discovering such beautiful polyphonic treasures that I have never even heard before as a Catholic. Featured today is a song that I have sung [...]