A Lenten Musical Journey, Day 31

A Lenten Musical Journey, Day 31 March 20, 2015

Meister der Schule von Nowgorod 002.jpgAntonio Lotti’s “Crucifixus.” The whole piece is powerful stuff, but I would call your attention in particular to the section that begins at the 1:50 mark, where Lotti transitions from “Pontio Pilato” to the suffering and burial of Christ. An astonishing moment.

Crucifixus etiam pro nobis sub Pontio Pilato:
Passus, et sepultus est.

He was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate:
He suffered and was buried.

Attribution(s): The Crucifixion” by Meister der Schule von Nowgorod, Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA and licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons; “Bells” via Shutterstock.

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