1 O praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.
2 For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the Lord endureth for ever. Praise ye the Lord.—
Following are some ways Christians have sung God’s praise through the centuries:
6th Century Chant
The above site is an excellent source of chant of both Western and Eastern Christianity.
14th Century – Guillaume de Machaut
Early 17th Century
Chiara Margarita Cozzolani:
19th Century – Mendelssohn
20th century – Stravinsky
How many ways can different ensembles perform the same piece of music, Mozart’s Laudate Dominum from Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339 written in1780.
The linked sites will provide a description of the performers and other information concerning the performance.
Having heard examples of how music can contribute to praise and worship, we will now turn our attention to how music developed from the time of the early Christian church to the present.
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