Music shall untune the sky — Mother of five, Gregorian chant nut, linux geek and all round trouble maker.


Printed circuitboard cake.

Printed circuitboard cake.

Audio — Steeleye Span, Gaudete

Never too soon to get ready for Christmas.


Train spotting from the front verandah. Must be a steam train thing this weekend.

Train spotting from the front verandah. Must be a steam train thing this weekend.

Audio — Veronica, Non nobis Domine

newbookoldhymns:

Triple tracking fun!

p10

Quiet house, time to sing!


mcsprankles:

ohcorny:

deermary:

Grey Peacock-Pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum) of southeast Asia.

yo why didnt i know about these

Wow man forget regular peacocks this thing is magical.

(via traditionwithoutcompromise)


Audio — Jordi Savall, Te Deum

Te Deum - based on the simple Roman Te Deum like in the hymnbook, but only goes up to Dominus Deus Sabaoth.  Very cool version.

p72 A New Book of Old Hymns


Audio — T, P, V, B, Sub tuum praesidium

newbookoldhymns:

Jamming in the living room with my mother and my sons.

Sub tuum praesidium, monastic tune, oldest known hymn to Our Lady.

p58 A New Book of Old Hymns


lizdesouza asked:

Let me help you with St. John of the Cross' text: "We have to move ourselves from the known to the unknown; from daylight to the dark night of faith". God bless you!

Thanks Liz! God bless you too!


lizdesouza:

São João da Cruz…

St John of the Cross

I think Luz is light and Fe is faith

lizdesouza:

São João da Cruz…

St John of the Cross
I think Luz is light and Fe is faith

Video —

newbookoldhymns:

Love the reverb here!

Da pacem Domine by Melchior Franck, p70