Songs of thanksgiving to the Lord who “sets the prisoners free/ cares for the stranger/ sustains the orphan and widow". Including a new song by celebrated American classical composer Nico Muhly, and works by Jewish high renaissance composer Salamone Rossi, late 15th century masters de la Rue and Mouton, Gibbons, Haydn and a stunning setting of Psalm 92 in the original Hebrew written by Schubert in his final year.
Introduction by Robyn Archer
Claudio Merulo (1533–1604), psalm 18, In tribulatione mea
Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548–1611), psalm 116, Credidi
Joseph Haydn (1732–1809), psalm 41, Maker of all! Be Thou my guard
Orlando Gibbons (1583–1625), psalm 30, Sing unto the Lord
Philippe de Monte (1521–1603), psalm 107, Donnez au Seigneur gloire
Mogens Pedersøn (1583–1623), psalm 103, Min Siel nu loffue herren
Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810–1876), psalm 32, Blest is the man
Jean Mouton (c. 1459–1522), psalm 34, Benedicam Dominum in omni tempore
Francisco Guerrero (1528–1599), psalm 138, In conspectu angelorum
Salamone Rossi (c. 1570–1630), psalm 118, Odecha ki anitani
Pierre de la Rue (c.1452 or later–1518), psalm 146, Lauda anima mea Dominum
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Petty Officer Kristin Powell kneels with her son Oscar amongst the display of 62,000 hand-crafted poppy flowers at the Australian War Memorial's Sculpture Garden in Canberra. This display marks the centenary of the end of World War One and honours the Australians lost in service to our nation.