Tag Archives: Francisco Guerrero

Bridging the Centuries

You remember the legend of Sisyphus, don’t you?Sisyphus was a bad king whose punishment for his deceitfulness was to push a huge boulder up a hill, only to see it roll back to the bottom again. I had recalled this Greek myth … Continue reading

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Musical jailbirds

This Sunday, the Lutheran Church of Honolulu Choir will be singing two motets by the Spanish Renaissance composer, Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Canite tuba (Blow the trumpet in the new moon) and Rorate caeli desuper (Drop down dew, ye heavens, from … Continue reading

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Child wonders

This Sunday the LCH Choir will be singing two motets by the Spanish Renaissance composer, Francisco Guerrero, 1527-1599, “Simile est regnum caelorum” and “Caro mea vere est cibus.” For the prelude, communion and postlude, I will be playing organ music … Continue reading

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‘The ship has left the harbor’

That was Miguel Felipe’s assessment of tonight’s first choir rehearsal, and we are well on our way! The night before, he met the 8:00 am ensemble for their monthly rehearsal, but I didn’t attend. I was very glad that nearly … Continue reading

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