All Souls Concert at BNSIC
  • RevAMG
    Posts: 157
    There was an excellent concert—A Choral Requiem—last evening for All Souls at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC sung by the choir of the Basilica under the direction of Dr. Peter Latona.

    I lie -- David Lang (sung in Yiddish)
    Versa est in luctum -- Alonso Lobo
    Introit; Kyrie eleison (Requiem, Op. 9) -- Maurice Duruflé
    The Lord is My Shepherd (Op. 91, No. 1) -- Lenox Berkeley
    Dies Irae (Requiem for My Friend) -- Zbigniew Preisner
    By Gracious Powers -- Music: Joseph Gelieneau / Text: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Pie Jesu (Requiem, Op. 48) -- Gabriel Fauré
    Agnus Dei (Mass for Five Voices) -- William Byrd
    Lux aeterna -- Edward Elgar
    Nunc Dimittis -- Paweł Łukaszewski
    Funeral Ikos -- John Tavener
    Bring Us, O Lord God -- William H. Harris
    O How Amiable -- Ralph Vaughan-Williams
    Thanked by 1Incardination
  • Really enjoy the Funeral IKOS... we are doing that and several other interesting pieces at (OF) Vespers this Sunday at the Seminary chapel.
  • RevAMG
    Posts: 157
    The Shrine Choir sang the Funeral Ikos very beautifully. A number of us in attendance noted it was better than any recordings we've heard. The same was true of Elgar's Lux aeterna.