Nothing in the way of White Shirts this week [ unless you count surplices ]
Just beautifully ethereal music for reflection. Enjoy.
Easter Day choral music on BBC television
EASTER DAY EUCHARIST FROM SALISBURY CATHEDRAL
Was on BBC 1 television at 10.00 uk time
Including Mozart “Coronation” Mass K.317
Easter Eucharist live from Salisbury Cathedral, introduced by the Dean, the Very Rev June Osborne. Salisbury Cathedral Choir, conducted by David Halls, sing Mozart’s Coronation Mass [information from Wikipedia] and the congregation join in traditional Easter hymns, including Jesus Christ Is Risen Today and Thine Be the Glory
For those readers who don’t have access to BBC television programmes or iPlayer here is a movement from the Coronation Mass. The Vienna Philarmonic and Herbert von Karajan with Kathleen Battle. This is the Agnus Dei which leads into a final reprise of the Dona Nobis Pacem.
video courtesy of carosaxone
Free score of Mozart Coronation Mass in C major [ pdf ] The Agnus Dei starts on page 41
EASTER FROM KING’S
EASTER DAY at 17.45 uk time on BBC 2 television
WAS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AT BBC iPlayer - time now elapsed
including Allegri’s “Miserere mei, Deus”
Passiontide and Easter music and readings from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge.
The story of Jesus’s death and resurrection is told in the well-loved words of the King James Bible and reflected on in poems by RS Thomas and Ted Walker.
The world-famous choir sing seasonal hymns, beginning with There Is a Green Hill Far Away, and well-known choral music, including Allegri’s Miserere [ information from Wikipedia ] Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus [ information from Wikipedia ] extracts from Handel’s Messiah and pieces by Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky, Lotti, Gibbons, Bainton and Wood.
Again, for those who cannot tune in here is a version performed by The Sixteen
video courtesy of AnglicanDiest
Scores of Allegri’s “Miserere mei, Deus”
Whoever and wherever you are – enjoy your Easter music