March 17th, 2024

Hymn: Te lucis ante terminum — Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)

Nunc dimittis: The Short Service — Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Deo gratias — William Byrd (1543-1623)

Motet: Absalon fili mi— Josquin des Prez (1450-1521)

Absalon fili mi, quis det ut moriar pro te, Absalon? Non vivam ultra, sed descendam in infernum plorans.

(Absalon my son, if only I had died instead of you, Absalon! I shall live no more, but go down to hell, weeping.)