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Tag: Mysticism

Sanctus! — Mozart and Süssmayr

Such magnificence leave us desirous to soar and delve into the sacred. SANCTUS Sanctus. Sanctus, Sanctus,Dominus Deus Sabaoth!Pleni suni coeli et terra gloria tua.Osanna in excelsis. Holy, holy, holy,Lord God […]

Carl Orff: Ecce Gratum (“Behold, the Pleasant”)

“Behold, the Pleasant” “They gloryand rejoicein honeyed sweetnesswho striveto make use ofCupid’s prize;at Venus’ command…” ECCE GRATUM Ecce gratumet optatumver reducit gaudia,purpuratumfloret pratum,Sol serenat omnia.Iam am cedant tristia!Estas redit,nunc receditHyemis […]

Carl Orff: Circa Mea Pectora

Circa mea pectora multa sunt suspiria de tua pulchritudine, quae me laedunt misere. Manda liet, manda liet, min geselle chumet niet.  Tui lucent oculi sicut solis radii, sicut splendor fulguris lucem donat tenebris. Manda liet, manda liet, min geselle chumet niet.  Vellet […]

Alan Watts: “Ecology and Religion”

Alan Watts on the limited symbolic ideas about God affecting human behavior, the problem of the paternalistic concept of God, the feminine property in Eastern metaphysics, and the self-contradiction of […]