The Coventry Carol: Herod's Wrath

>> Tuesday, December 22, 2009

This 16th Century English Carol is Mary's lament over the impending demise of  her infant son after Herod declared that all infant boys in the region should be killed.

Featured here is the Robert Shaw Chorale.


Derrick December 22, 2009 at 10:17 AM  

Hi Lynette,

Although I have heard that carol many times, and think it beautiful, I haven't paid enough attention to the words. Thanks for pointing out the subject matter.


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