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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Coventry Carol



The Civentry Carol , about the Massacre of the Innocents, performed by Collegium Vocale Gent, conducted by Peter Dijkstra.


4 Comments:

Blogger Susan said...

I've loved that one ever since I sang it with a corporate choir when I was 21. Heard a most dreadful rendition at a middle-school Christmas concert: upbeat, with a drum solo.

10:21 AM  
Blogger crystal said...

Hi Susan,

A happy version on the killing of children? Eek :)

11:09 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

It was strictly instrumental, thank goodness. I don't think most of the people in the audience knew what they were listening to. (Even if you knew the song, it was hard to recognize it.)

7:17 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

It is kind of a weird carol - most are about the nativity but that one's about some time after. Kind of grusome.

12:30 AM  

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