As we enter into the seasons of Advent and Christmastide, it is time once more to explore almost two thousand years of words, music, and visual arts created for this holy time.
|The Descent of Peace William Blake|
I give you the end of a gold string.Only wind it in a ball,It will lead you to Heaven's gatebuilt in Jerusalem's wall.
from William Blake's poem, "Jerusalem"
Today's music is a plainsong dating from the 7th century. Conditor Alme Siderum (Creator of the Stars at Night.