Tag Archives: Gospel of Matthew

Carpets and Encaustics – Preparing Ground


I’ve managed to find time and space in the current carpetting chaos to prepare a few more encaustic/Plaster of Paris surfaces to work on. And in the process realised that in both cases, I’m preparing ground. You can’t build anything … Continue reading

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What Am I Singing Today?


Blute nur, du liebes Herz! from the St Matthew Passion by J S Bach
Written in 1727, the St Matthew Passion is an oratorio setting Chapters 26 & 27 of the Gospel according to Matthew to music. In this aria, the Virgin is beseeching God to spare Jesus from his approaching death on the cross. Moving stuff. Fabulous song. Fabulous rendition by Texan soprano Helen Donath. Continue reading

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The Light of Tabor


The year begins its spiral unfurling. And it comes to me what I am to do in 2013. In one word. Consolidate. Continue reading

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