December 2, 2012

Nicholas Bataille and Hennequin de Bruges, New Jerusalem from the Apocalypse Tapestry, Angers, c.1570
In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety [NRSV, Jeremiah 33:16].

The First Sunday of Advent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Partita “Veni Emmanuel,” James Woodman (b. 1957) 

Mass Setting: Missa Brevis 2 for Advent, Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Introit: Rejoice in the Lord Alway [text]
[Robertson:YouTube], Anonymous English (16th cent.)

Motet: Come I pray thee [text], W.H. Anderson (1882-1955)

Postlude: Rhapsody “Lo, he comes,” William Lloyd Webber (1914-82)

Christmas Rose

A Procession with Lessons and Carols for Advent 
Sunday, December 2, 2012, at 4:00 pm 
The Cathedral Singers(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here) 

Prelude: A Lovely Rose is Blooming," James Woodman (b. 1957)
A Lovely Rose is Blooming" [Ninci: YouTube],      Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Introit: Advent Responsory [text], Derek Holman (b. 1931) 

Antiphon: O Emmanuel [text/performances], Healey Willan (1880-1968)                

Carols:  Never weather-beaten Saile [text]  [YouTubeThomas Campion (1567-1620)   
Rejoice in the Lord Alway [text] [Robertson:YouTube], Anonymous English (16th cent.) 

Antiphon: O Radix Jesse [text/performances], Healey Willan               

Carols: People, look east[text
[Deller Consort: NML] (info), French traditional, arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958)

This is the truth from above [text] [Breda: YouTube], English arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Antiphon: O Virgin of virgins [text/performances], Healey Willan

 Carols: Nova! Nova! [text] [Brown: YouTube], Robert Lehman (b. 1960) 

Dixit Maria [text/listen] [text] Hans Leo Hassler  (1564-1612) 

Antiphon: O Oriens [text/performances], Healey Willan 

Carol: Vox dicentis: Clama [text] [ULCC: YouTube] [Sharpe: YouTube], Edward Naylor (1867-1934)

Antiphon: O Rex Gentium [text/performances], Healey Willan 

Carols: Come I pray thee [text], W.H. Anderson (1882-1955)

 Wachet auf [text] [Wilson: YouTube],  Michael Praetorius  (1571-1621)

Organ Postlude: Fantasy on HelmsleyWilliam Lloyd Webber (1914-82)