The Grey Nurse
The grey nurse entered a rose garden
Where roses’ shadows dappled her.
Her apron was brown with blood. She prayed,
And roses wondered at her prayer.
Read by Anne Losq
Requiem, Op.9: Introït, Maurice Duruflé
The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, English Sinfonia, Martin Ford
Studies of Christ Healing the Blind Man, Saint Philip Benizzi and Saint Sebastian, Jacopo Palma il Giovane
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington