How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place

How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place December 22, 2016

One piece that I omitted from my post on settings of biblical texts to music by female composers is that featured in the video above: “How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place” (Psalm 84) by Victoria Bond. You can read Bond’s notes about the composition in The Bible Retold by Jewish Artists, Writers, Composers and Filmmakers, edited by Helen Leneman and Barry Dov Walfish.

I was struck to learn that Bond’s piece is part of SDG Music’s “Psalms Project,” as there is also another “Psalms Project” in a more contemporary idiom. Maybe it would be interesting to compare and contrast the two…


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  • Can you post a video of your son Alex, playing some fine Christmas music on his violin? Archived or recent would be nice. Merry Christmas to you!