Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Beatitudes

A couple of weeks ago I posted a link to Choral Evensong at Bath Abbey on Radio 3 in which the choir sung Arvo Pärt's The Beatitudes.

I've only ever sung this once when I was a Lay Clerk in an Anglican church, and while it is a simple piece rythmically, it's incredibly tricky to keep the tuning. Rather than go on and on about it, here's a decent version on YouTube: