Music for a Monday: Ach, Arme Welt (Brahms)

Since we are now in Lent, and we’ve been operatic for a few weeks now, I thought I would share some of my favourite Lenten music.  This turns out to be harder than expected, because apparently I really like obscure Lenten music.

But this anthem, by Brahms, while not much recorded in English, does seem to be quite popular in its original German.

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