Example 18: Sicut Cervus

Words: Psalm 42:1
Music: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (ca. 1525-1594)
Recording: The Compline Choir and choir alumni, November 2008

Sicut cervus desiderat ad fontes aquarum
Ita desiderat anima mea ad te, Deus.

English translation:
As the deer longs for the water-brooks
So longs my soul for you, O God.

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