Monday, March 29, 2021

Rose without thorns

As he dyd lyve, so also did he dy,
In myld and quyet sort (O happy man!)
To God ful oft for mercy did he cry,
Wherefore he lyves, let deth do what he can.
~The epitaph for Thomas Tallis


Ave Rosa Sine Spinis by Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585) performed by Blue Heron:



4 comments:

Michelle Heidenrich Barnes said...

How I adore acapella music like this.

Liz Steinglass said...

The epitaph is stunning.

Lorie Ann Grover said...

Straight into my soul. Thank you!

Karen Eastlund said...

Love it! Thank you for sharing this beauty...