May 28, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's



"Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven [NRSV, Acts 1:11].”

The Seventh Sunday of Easter [Choir Notes]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Trio super Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  
Setting: Missa Brevis [YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introit: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem [text] [YouTube], Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
Motet:  O pray for the peace of Jerusalem [text/YouTube], John Blow [1649-1708]
Postlude: Fugue in D, BWV 532 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :  Improvisation, Nicholas Capozzoli
  
Ordinaire :  Missa Brevis [YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introït : O Rex gloriae [texte] [YouTube], Luca Marenzio (1553?-99)

Motet : Veni Creator Spiritus [texte], [musicMe], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Postlude : Galliarda [YouTube], Heinrich Scheidemann (1595-1663)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 709, [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Introit: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem [text] [YouTube], Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Preces: William Smith (1603-45)

Psalm: 122, Robert Cooke

Canticles: Short Service,  John Blow [1649-1708]

Anthem: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem [text/YouTube], John Blow
Postlude: Praeludium in D, BWV 532 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach

May 25, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's





Theodore Baierl, The Ascension, private collection, c.1918

As they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight [NRSV, Acts 1:9].

The Ascension [Choir Notes]

12:15pm Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers Quartet

Setting: Missa brevis, Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)  

Introit: Jubilate Deo [text] [YouTube], , Hans Leo Hassler  
Motet: Ite in universum mundum [text] [YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler  

May 21, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's






Duccio di Buoninsegna, Jesus taking leave of his disciples, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1308-11


"In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me; because I live, you also will live[NRSV, John 14:19]."


The Sixth Sunday of Easter [Choir Notes]


10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers


Prelude: Sonata No. 3 in A Major: Andante Tranquillo [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Setting: Short Service, Adrian Batten (1590-1637)   


Introit: If ye love me [text/listen], Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)  
Motet: Holy Spirit, Lord of Grace [text], Christopher Tye (1505-73)
Postlude: Sonata no. 2 in C Minor: Allegro maestoso e vivace [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn   


12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale


Prélude :  Praeludium b-moll, BWV 867 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  
Ordinaire :  Missa en la,  Pompeo Cannicciari (1670-1744)


Introït :  Oculi omnium [texte/YouTube], Charles Wood (1866-1926)


Motet :  Jesu dulcis memoria [texte/écoutez], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548–1611)


Postlude :  Fuga in b-moll, BWV 867 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach


4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)


Prelude: Sonata no. 2 in C Minor: Grave, Adagio [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)


Introit: Non vos relinquam orphanos [text], Charles H. Giffen (b. 1940)  


Preces: Plainsong


Psalm: 24, tone 7.5


Magnificat: Tone 2.1, fauxbourdons, Carolus Andreas (17th cent.)


Nunc dimittis: Tone 8.1, fauxbourdons, Carolus Andreas


Anthem: Come, Holy Ghost [text/YouTube], Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

Postlude: Sonata no. 2 in C Minor: Fuga [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn