William Byrd: Praise Our Lord

I never grow weary of this piece.

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Abendlied
Choir Aidija

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

Knut Nystedt: I Will Greatly Rejoice
The Concordia Choir; Michael Culloton, Conductor

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, for my soul shall exult in my God;
for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation,
He has covered me with the robe of righteousness,
as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland,
and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
For as the earth brings forth its shoots,
and as a garden causes what is sown in it to spring up,
so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise
to spring forth before all the nations. (Isaiah 61:10-11)

J. Aaron McDermid: I Thank My God
Canto Deo Choirs

And I’m sharing this as well … I wish I could tell you more about the group, but I can’t read the writing on the YouTube page! I did run things through Google translate and it says this is the group: ICCCS International Christian Choir

Dan Forrest: Ubi Caritas
(No info on performers is listed.)

Pawelz Bebenek: O Salutaris Hostia
Choir of the Warsaw-Praga Cathedral

Pierre de la Rue: O Saluters Hostia
Junges Ensemble Dresden

O saving Victim, opening wide
The gate of Heaven to man below;
Our foes press hard on every side;
Thine aid supply; thy strength bestow.
To thy great name be endless praise,
Immortal Godhead, One in Three.
Oh, grant us endless length of days,
In our true native land with thee.

Henry Baker (music), Charles W. Everest (words): Take up they cross
The Gesualdo Six; Owain Park, Conductor

Kristo Matson: David’s Song No. 131 (Psalm 131)
Collegium Musicale Chamber Choir; Endrik Üksvärav

‘Gloria’ & ‘Et in terra pax’: Bach’s Mass in B Minor (VOCES8, Academy of Ancient Music)

Put that volume up!

On April 4th 2021 (Easter Day) VOCES8, Academy of Ancient Music (led by Rachel Podger), and a starry line up of soloists (Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Jeremy Budd, Matthew Brook), presented Bach’s Mass in B minor, directed by Barnaby Smith.