A Joyful Noyse presents The German Klagelied: Songs of Lament and Sorrow   February 23rd, 7:30pm in the Sanctuary Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational 1912 Massachusetts Ave. Lexington   During the forty days of Lent, music, just as other human activities and practices, was dramatically affected in 17th and 18th century Germany.  Opera was replaced by Passion oratorios.  Secular concerts were replaced by pious and devotional sacred music. At the end of the 17th century the residents of Lübeck gathered at St. Mary’s Co8hurch...