December 1, 2013

Anonymous Greek, The Second Coming, c.1700

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour [NRSV Matthew 24:44].
First Sunday of Advent [Comments] [Choir Notes]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers 

Prelude: Little Partita “Veni Emmanuel,” James Woodman (b. 1957) 
Setting: Missa Conditor alme siderum, Giovanni Animuccia (1514-71)

Motet: Conditor alme siderum [text] [Singphoniker: BNQ; BM]
(info), Orlande de Lassus (1532-94)
Postlude: Versets, Conditor alme siderum  [Préfontaine: BNQ] [BM] (info), Jehan Titelouze (1563-1633)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Little Partita “Veni Emmanuel,” James Woodman (né en 1957)

Ordinaire : Missa Conditor alme siderum, Giovanni Animuccia (1514-71)

Introït : Rorate caeli [texte] [écoutez], plain-chant, ton 1

Motet : Rorate caeli [texte] [Oratory : YouTube ], Francisco Guerrero (1528-99)

 Postlude : Versets, Conditor alme siderum  [Préfontaine : BNQ] [BM] (info), Jehan Titelouze (1563-1633)

Christmas Rose

4:00 pm Procession
with Readings and Carols for Advent
The Cathedral Choirs 

Prelude: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming ," James Woodman (b. 1957)
Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming " [Ninci: YouTube], Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Introit: Lo, how a rose e’er blooming [text][Hasting: YouTube], Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), arr. Phil Mattson

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

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

And I will betroth you [text], Michael Zev Gordon (b. 1963)

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

Carols: A tender shoot [text] [King's: YouTube], Otto Goldschmidt (1829-1907)
Creator of the stars of night [text], Malcolm Archer (1952)

Antiphon: O Virgo virginum [text/performances]

Carols: There is a flower [text Stanley Vann (b.1910) 

Ne timeas Maria [text] [Hill: listen], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

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

Carols: Orietur stella [text Jacob Handl (1550-91)   

People, look east [text] [YouTube], French, arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958)

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

Carols: I sought you, Lord [text], Michael Capon (b. 1963) 

Canite Tuba [text] [listen: Westminster Cathedral; King's] Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94) 

Postlude: Three Sketches on Helmsley, Philip Moore [b. 1943]