Friday, December 11, 2009

Daughter of Zion



To mark the day, I present here “Thine Be the Glory, Risen Conquering Son” in the French version written by Edmond Budry. The music and English lyrics, by Thomas Morell, form part of Georg Friedrich Handel’s oratorio Judas Maccabaeus. Brigitte and I know this choral as “Tochter Zion Freue Dich” (Rejoice Daughter of Zion) and dedicate it here to our most distant family branch—a daughter and her daughter…

1 comment:

  1. Lovely.

    Forgive my ignorance but, was this a choir in a Catholic mass celebrating the start of Hannukah? Interesting. And, lovely piece fo music.

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