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Sunday, March 3, 2013

Sunday Drive: O Magnum Mysterium


Davis said...

ONe of my favorite pieces.

Russ Manley said...

I'd never heard it before, but it captivated me. Apparently it's for the Xmas season, but the sound seemed right for Lent too, somehow.

Davis said...

Our choir sings it during the Christmas season - paired with older settings it holds up wonderfully against the masterpieces of the past. Yes the text refers to the birth of Jesus.

He's written quite a few other handsome works.

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