Surprisingly, I am seeing people are still looking at my blog via stats. Yes, it has been “dead” (or at least dormant) for almost a week now. Why? Ironically a reason that has been “dormant” as well. Let’s just say insect infestation. So far, I don’t need to be fumigated yet, but I do feel scarily (warily?) like walking around in a Hazmat suit.
Anyway. Trying to deal with that by calming music. I can’t say it’s been doing such a good job, since I’ve been working on DIY fumigation non-stop from last Sunday.
But here is a movement written by Tomas Luis De Victoria. It was the Requiem/Funeral Mass for the Dowager Empress Maria of Austria who died in 1603. Do any of you find that interesting? Well, if not, I certainly do. As always with MP3 of the Moment, it is “Listener’s Choice.”
I have tried to make a selection that is not too lengthy, but also pleasing to the ear. I will also say that this is secondarily pleasing to my ear, in terms of my beloved Tallis Scholars–so far.
The title, as I must list it in my sidebar, may look strange due to iTunes. However, as per composer and title, it is this: