Sunday, May 11, 2008

Veni Creator Spiritus

This is by Niccolo Jommelli, obviously with a neo-Gothic Church we won't have something quite so baroque, but it would be good occassionally.

However nothing quite evokes this feast like this.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Far too operatic in my humble opinion for performance in church!
This morning's plain chant of the Veni Creator by the choir was so perfect - it really was beautiful. I am sure we all left with lowered blood pressure!

And ending with the beautiful hymn to Our Lady for the month of May was a real treat too. It was great to see the new converts also.

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