29. November 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: FBQD

oh YEAH, english horn reeds?! Is that how you want to play it, huh?…Well i didn’t like you ANYWAY. I don’t NEED YOU….stupid things…

29. November 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: ACappellaTuesday™

Thomas Crecquillon (c1505-c1557): Cur Fernande pater
Vox Vagans

Why, father Ferdinand, why do you weep, mother Anna?
Ducal brothers, what is this new grief?
She who is dead to you, the bride whom Poland mourns,
she, Elizabeth, is married, never to die, to God.

29. November 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

In other news the lead singer from the band playing now is playing the electric oboe ¯\_(?)_/¯

29. November 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: Advent

Verbum Patris hodie (Anon., Sarum Antiphonal, 13th century), performed by Collegium Vocale Gent, conducted by Peter Dijkstra
From the Begijnhofkerk, Sint-Truiden (Flanders, Belgium)

The Word of the Father proceedeth this day from a virgin …

In case you’ve missed earlier Advent posts:
Day 1, Day 2