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St Joseph, an Italian-Argentinian Pope and an Italian Jesuit-composer in Argentina

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The Holy Family, Andrea del Sarto, c.1528 (Web Gallery of Art)
Ant. ad introitum  Cf Lc 12:42
Ecce fidélis servus et prudens,  quem constítuit Dóminus super famíliam suam.
Entrance Antiphon  Cf Luke 12:42
Behold, a faithful and prudent steward,  whom the Lord set over his household.

Fidelis servus et prudens,
quem constituit Dominus super familiam suam.

A faithful and prudent steward,  whom the Lord set over his household.
This is an anonymous setting of today's Introit or Entrance Antiphon from the 18th century. It might have been written by Domenico Zípoli (17 October 1688 – 2 January 1726), an Italian Jesuit who died in Córdoba, in what is nowArgentina. Or it might have been written by Martin Schmid, also known as Esmid (September 26, 1694 – March 10 1772), a Swiss Jesuit who died in what is now Bolivia.
The antiphon is sung here by ElCoro de Niños cantores de Córdoba del Instituto Domingo Zípoli, Argentina, with the Ensemble Elyma, conducted by Argentinian conductor Gabriel Garrido who wa…