February 25, 2009

Salvator Dali, Blow the Trumpet in Sion

Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the LORD is coming, it is near- (NRSV, Joel 2:1)."

Ash Wednesday [Comments]

7:30 pm Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers

Mass Setting: Missa Aedis Christi [CCC Dublin:
NML; New College: CML], Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Psalm: 51 [
text] [listen]

Motet: Laboravi in gemitu [
text], Thomas Morley (1557-1603)

Postlude: O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß? / O world, confess your grievous sin [Kibbie:
listen], BWV 622, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)