Sunday, June 22, 2014
"Praises and Prayers" by Virgil Thomson
1. From The Canticle of the Sun (St. Francis of Assissi)
2. My Master Hath a Garden (Anonymous)
3. Jerusalem, My Happy Home (Anonymous stanzas on "Mater Hierusalem Civitas Sancta Dei" from The Meditations of Saint Augustine, Ch. XXV)
with Mark Sedio, piano
333 S 12th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
The song cycle "Praises and Prayers" is only rarely performed and many have never heard of it. These are beautiful, challenging pieces. Learn more about these songs and Virgil Thomson on my blog and then come hear them sung!