Tag Archives: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Music Notes | Twenty-first Sunday After Pentecost

This Sunday Our Lord delivers the third of three instructions in the Gospel of Mark upon the identity of the Christ and upon discipleship, as part of which he foretells his own self-sacrifice. This is paired with the bulk of … Continue reading

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Music Notes | All Saints’ Day

William Walsham How was a Church of England priest and later bishop in the East End of London, where he became known for his work among the poor in the 1880s. He published a Commentary on the Gospels, a manual … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Favorite hymn no. 8 ‘Let all mortal flesh keep silence’ derives from a hymn sung at the Offertory procession in the Liturgy of St James, the oldest complete Eucharistic rite of the Eastern Church. The hymn may be even older than … Continue reading

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