December 23, 2012

Rogier van der Weyden, Visitation, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, c.1445

And Mary said, "My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior [NRSV, Luke 1:46-47]

Fourth Sunday of Advent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist 
The Cathedral Singers

Come, Saviour of the nations, BuxWV 211 [Vincenzo Ninci: YouTube]Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Introit: Never weather-beaten Saile [text]  [YouTube],  Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

Mass Setting: MissaDixit Maria [Herreweghe: YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler (1562-1612)

Motet: Dixit Maria [text] [Colorado: listen; 7 videos: YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler

Postlude: Come, Saviour of the nations  [Monika Koepke: YouTube], Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

4:00 pm Ceremony of Lessons and Carols [Click here]
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)