Saturday Chorale: Tallis: Oh Lord In Thee Is All My Trust

Tallis’ "O Lord, in thee is all my trust"was printed in 1565 in the only collection of English church music to be published during Tallis’s lifetime John Day’s "Mornyng and Evenyng prayer and Communion, set forth in foure partes" The anthology was intended to provide music which could be sung by the congregation during Anglican…

Saturday Chorale: Rutter: The Lord Bless You And Keep You

John Rutter’s ‘The Lord Bless you and keep you‘ like much of his music is characterised by a flowing melodic line in which the lower accompanying lines sound almost effortless. It’s sung here by the Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir. Enjoy :-) markfromireland Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you [audio:http://saturdaychorale.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Rutter-Numbers-6-24-The-Lord-bless-you-and-keep-you.mp3|titles=Rutter – Numbers 6-24 The-Lord-bless-you-and-keep-you]…

Saturday Chorale: Byrd – Senex puerum portabat

Byrd’s four-part anthem Senex puerum portabat was published in 1607 in the second book of Gradualia. It’s a beautifully expressive piece of music in which Byrd manipulates the vocal lines to convey the joy felt both by Simeon and by the Virgin Mary. Thus at the end of the first line – "Senex puerum portabat", …

Saturday Chorale: Insalata Italiana – Auckland Youth Choir

Insalata Italiana performed by Auckland Youth Choir under the direction of  Rostislava Pankova-Karadjov – they’re a mixed choir who sing well and I plan on posting several of their performances. Why did I pick this one to introduce them? Is there some law that says choral singers can’t have fun? Enjoy :-). markfromireland Video Source:…