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Today, Good Friday, the organ does not sound. No bells are permitted to peal. Only the human voice can express the lamentations our liturgy demands. Here are some musical traditions to accompany us amid the dread. 

From King's College, Palestrina's "Stabat Mater":

G.P. da Palestrina - Stabat Mater

Jessye Norman sings "Were You There?"

Jessye Norman Were You There

Also, from King's College, "O Sacred Head, Now Wounded" by J.S. Bach:

King's College Cambridge 2011 Easter 3 O Sacred head Sore Wounded JS Bach

A blessed triduum to one and all.

[Michael Sean Winters covers the nexus of religion and politics for NCR.]​

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