"Vanitas vanitatum"

"All is vanity and vexation of the spirit. In the afterlife alone can mankind find salvation". A large proportion of Baroque sacred lyrics are imbued with this fearless turning away from the present moment: the world is perceived as an unimportant and troublesome burden, the Baroque soul longs for paradise.

savādi…illustrates this way of thinking with early 17th century compositions from Italy and seeks to make the listener oblivious to earthly concerns.