David Lord, Close in my breast

Close in my breast thy perfect love: Jesu, thy perfect love close in my breast that I thee love and never rest; and make me love thee of all things best. And wound my heart in thy love free that I may reign in joy evermore with thee. (Anon. 15th cent.)

To listen to David Lord, Close in my breast, performed by the Saint Catherine’s School Choir, Richmond, VA, Nick Stephenson conducting; Jeffrey Smith at the 1951-1968 Aeolian-Skinner organ of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA, click here, then click on "Listen to the program," then hold button and slide to 39:19 (39 minutes and 19 seconds). The piece segues into Jeffrey Smith, O how amiable are thy dwellings, 42:05.