"Love one another"
The choir of St Paul's Cathedral sings Samuel Sebastian Wesley's "Blessed be". A good anthem to celebrate the first anniversary of Prince William and Kate.
"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ" was composed for Easter Sunday, 1834, when the young Wesley (1810-1876) was choirmaster of Hereford Cathedral. At that time the choir had only a handful of boy choristers and one baritone soloist. Wesley inventively worked through this handicap. Happily St Paul's choir is full today, and the boys' voices shimmer with beauty.
English music has travelled abroad. This video was created with German subtitles for a German audience.