‘Nisi Dominus’: Arrows in the Hand of a Warrior

Babylon Breughel - Nisi Dominus

Nisi Dominus from Monteverdi’s Vespro Della Beata Vergine Nisi Dominus: Unless the Lord Builds the House . . . Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) was probably the most important composer in the transition from Renaissance Polyphony to Baroque.¬†¬†This beautiful piece from his Vespers composition, Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610), is a musical setting for Psalm 127 (sometimes […]