One Last Hurrah!

As Aristotle observes, the weakness of human nature renders even the most fulfilling of activities tiresome.

If, as Josef Pieper reminds us, the greatest thing we can do is to celebrate the greatness and goodness of our Creator and Redeemer, it nonetheless remains a sad necessity that any particular celebration (or cycle thereof) come to a close.

And yet, on this final day of Christmastide, I hope we will find the time for at least one further note of glorious joy.

In that hope I offer this piece composed by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) and performed by Les Favorites and Vocalensemble Rastatt under the direction of Holger Speck:

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