December 28, 2008

Hans Memling, Presentation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1463

When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (NRSV, Luke 2:22).

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
Peter Butler, organist; The Cathedral Singers Quartet

Prelude: Noƫls, Various Composers

Resonet in laudibus [listen]
Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) [BNQ] [NML] [CML]

Mass Setting: Missa octavi toni (Missa venatorum) [CML: listen], Orlande de Lassus

Motet: There is no rose of such virtue [text] [CML: listen], John Joubert (b.1927) [NML] [CML]

Postlude: Fugue in C [listen], BWV 545, Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) [BNQ] [NML] [CML]