Saturday, April 26, 2008

Baroque Exuberance

Kathleen Battle and Wynton Marsalis. This is fun - enjoy it.

Who said, "Heaven is eating foie gras to the sound of trumpets"? Here you get the Sauterne too.

Exult in God in every land!
Whatever creatures are contained
by heaven and earth
must raise up this praise,
and now we shall likewise
bring an offering to our God,
since He has stood with us
at all times during suffering and necessity.


Fr Ray Blake said...

It was The Revd. Sydney Smith.

Physiocrat said...

Jauchzet Gott in alle Landen (J S Bach BWV 51).

Better than a Responsorial Psalm, eh?

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