Monday, October 11, 2010

Music Monday--Mendelssohn

Today's Music Monday is a continuation of last week's Hear My Prayer by Mendelssohn.  This is the second part of that beautiful musical prayer, called O for the Wings of a Dove.


TACParent said...

Did you sing this one too? It has very high parts and I know they would have been your part.

Dymphna said...

Yeah. It is sort of the second half of the last one. But I didn't sing the solo.

Michele said...

i know you likely have it, but incase you don't, i'd like to offer you the Raccolta. i made a post about it on my blog.

kkollwitz said...

Lovely, thanks. I imagined that it was written sometime after 1880 or so, but no, it dates from 1844.

Dymphna said...

I couldn't have pinned it down that closely!

Barbara said...

This is beautiful and the kind of religious music I love to hear.

Dymphna said...

I love videos like this too.

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