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S47 E22 | CLIP

Paulo Szot Sings "A Simple Song"

World-renowned Brazilian baritone, Paulo Szot playing the Celebrant, sings Leonard Bernstein's iconic "A Simple Song."

AIRED: May 15, 2020 | 0:02:39
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♪ For God is the simplest of all. ♪

♪ For God is the simplest of all. ♪

♪ I will sing the Lord a new song ♪

♪ To praise Him, to bless Him, to bless the Lord. ♪

♪ I will sing His praises while I live ♪

♪ All of my days.

♪ Blessed is the man who loves the Lord, ♪

♪ Blessed is the man who praises Him. ♪

♪ Lauda, Lauda, Lau

♪ And walks in His ways.

♪ I will lift up my eyes

♪ To the hills from whence comes my help ♪

♪ I will lift up my voice to the Lord ♪

♪ Singing Lauda, Laud¦ ♪

♪ For the Lord is my shade,

♪ Is the shade upon my right hand ♪

♪ And the sun shall not smite me by day ♪

♪ Nor the moon by night.

♪ Blessed is the man who loves the Lord ♪

♪ Lauda, Lauda, Lau

♪ And walks in His ways.

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