It is wonderful to have these contemplative services to help us enter into the spirit of the season of Advent. I so appreciate St Andrews Episcopal Church in Seattle giving me permission to repost these. I am always delighted to hear how many of you are also blessed by these.
A contemplative service with music in the style-of-Taize for the Third Sunday of Advent. Carrie Grace Littauer, prayer leader, with music by Kester Limner and Andy Myers.
Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-710-756 with additional notes below.
“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” is a metrical paraphrase of the plainchant “O Antiphons” that come from the antiphons before the Magnificat during evening prayer on December 17-24). The translation is from John Mason Neale, 1861. Public domain.
“Aber du Weisst,” -text is adapted from a prayer by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, music by Taizé, copyright and all rights reserved by GIA/Les Presses de Taize.
“See I am Near,” words and music by Taizé copyright © 2008 GIA/Les Presses de Taize. All rights reserved.
“Magnificat”- translated as “my soul magnifies the Lord…” — The song of Mary, from the Gospel of Luke. Copyright and all rights reserved by GIA/Les Presses de Taizé.