And I also say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of Hell shall not prevail against it. ~Matthew 16:18The video is a long one, and we only get to stare at poor Palestrina throughout, but it is worth turning up the sound and listening to it meditatively, as it is quite beautiful.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Feast of the Chair of Peter (in song)
In honor of today's feast of The Chair of Peter, here is a YouTube video, Tu Es Petrus (Thou art Peter) by Palestrina. The words are taken from the Gospel of Matthew chapter 16, verse 18, where Christ says to Peter,