"Music will calm thee"
Maintaining Faith despite COVID-19
Advent - Christmas - 2020
| Listen an Advent hymn: Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding|
"Christ is nigh," it seems to say;
"Cast away the works of darkness,
O ye children of the day."
| Listen an Advent hymn: On Jordan's Bank|
Tune: Winchester New
announces that the Lord is nigh;
awake and hearken, for he brings
glad tidings of the King of kings.
| Listen to an organ setting of the Christmas tune
"In dulci jubilo"
Listen for the Zimbelstern, the turning star of bells!
| Listen to Marcel Dupré's setting of "In dulci jubilo" |
| Listen to J.S. Bach's setting of "In dulci jubilo" (BWV 608) from his Orgelbüchlein
| Listen to Louis Vierne's festive "Carillon" from his Pieces in Free Style inspired by the resounding bells in the chapel of the Château de Longpont in Aisne, France
|updated 1 JAN 2021 (B. Swager)|