Tag Archives: J.S. Bach

Music Notes | Second Sunday in Lent

‘If thou but trust in God to guide thee’ is a fine and much loved example of the hymnody that grew out of the devastation of the Thirty Years’ War in the early 17th century. Both words (seven stanzas in … Continue reading

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Music Notes |Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

This week concludes our countdown of St David’s favorite hymns; as in the last several weeks, I invite you to read notes pertaining to this hymn – which needs little introduction! – written when another by the same author, John … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Sixth Sunday of Easter

‘O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises…’Thus … Continue reading

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