Happy birthday, J.S. Bach

March 31, 2014

It’s Bach’s birthday, and, turning the tables, he has kindly offered us a gift. Here is the “Dona nobis pacem” section that concludes the Mass in B Minor:

That’s Jordi Savall on the podium, leading La Capella Reial de Catalunya.

About these ads

2 Responses to “Happy birthday, J.S. Bach”

  1. Janet Says:

    Oh how I miss being in a choir.

    AMDG

  2. cburrell Says:

    Oh, me too, Janet. Not that I was ever good enough to sing Bach without weeks and weeks of practice, but when the music is so good even the practice is a joy.

    Our parish has put out a call for people to join a Gregorian schola that sings at the evening Mass on Sundays. How I would love to do it! But right now it’s just too much of a time commitment. Maybe in a few years.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 147 other followers

%d bloggers like this: