Great Sacred Music: Blessed are they that considereth the poor and needy
Marking the start of the new tax year, we explore music written for charitable purposes, including Handel’s Anthem for the Foundling Hospital and Vivaldi’s Gloria.
Vivaldi – Gloria in excelsis Deo
Hymn – Longing for light, we wait in darkness
G.F. Handel – from Foundling Hospital Anthem
Blessed are they that considereth the poor and needy
The charitable shall be had in remembrance
Comfort them, O Lord
Hymn – God of freedom, God of justice (t. Rhuddlan)
Vivaldi – Quoniam tu solus sanctus – Cum Sancto Spiritu
Led by Revd Dr Sam Wells
St Martin’s Voices
Andrew Earis Director
Jeremy Cole Accompanist
A 35-minute sequence to speak to heart, head and soul, exploring through songs and readings the great classical music of our religious heritage.
FREE with a retiring collection for the work of St Martin-in-the-Fields.