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Head of Christ by Rembrandt, c. 1650 – 52  (Photo credit: WikiArt.org)

The posts listed below tell the story of our Seasons, Feasts, Festivals and feature Christian Hymnology. Our first feast is Christmas (“The Four Seasons…”), the origin of comedy, and posts related to the birth of Christ.

This post will become a page, or a category, entitled “Feasts and Hymnology.”

Feasts and Hymnology

(to be continued)


Presentation of Christ at the Temple by Giovanni Bellini (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Giovanni Bellini  (c. 1430 – 26 November 1516) (art)
Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1554-57 – 12 August 1612) (music)
Exultavit cor meum
O Jesu mi dulcissime from Sacrae Symphoniae, 1615
Concerto Palatino Ensemble 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5W3a9w2ZMi4&w=854&h=480


© Micheline Walker
16 December 2015





Naked Young Woman in Front of the Mirror, Bellini’s first female nude, painted when he was about 85 years old, circa 1515)
(Giovanni Bellini, Wikipedia)