December 21, 2008

Andrea del Sarto, Annunciation, Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence, 1512-13

The angel said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God (NRSV, Luke 1:35)."

The Fourth Sunday of Advent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
(See Choir Notes)

Kyrie: Cromorne en taille (NML: Préfontaine; Payne), Gaspard Corrette (1670-1730) [BNQ] [NML]

Mass Setting:
Plainsong, 11th century

Organ: Élévation: Tierce en taille (NML: Préfontaine; Payne), Gaspard Corrette

Postlude: Offertoire: Grand Dialogue à trois choeurs (NML: Préfontaine; Payne), Gaspard Corrette

4:00 pm Service of Readings and Music

In preparation for Christmas, the Dean will read scripture and poetry and Patrick Wedd will play movements from Olivier Messiaen's La Nativité du Seigneur. (To prepare, listen to: Jennifer Bate, Olivier Latry, Dame Gillian Weir.)