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Lenten Music: Mendelssohn – From Depths of Woe (from Organ Sonata #3)

March 9, 2011

Felix Mendelssohn wrote a set of 6 great Organ Sonatas.  The third uses the hymn tune AUS TIEFER NOT as one of the themes.  We sing this as From Depths of Woe I Cry to Thee (LSB 607), which is a hymn especially appropriate for Ash Wednesday.  Here is a video of that work:

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