April 19, 2009

Hendrick Terbrugghen, The Doubtng Thomas, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, c.1604

Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe."
(NRSV, John 20:27)."

The Second Sunday of Easter [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: O filii et filiae [Foulard: YouTube], Jean-François Dandrieu (1682-1738)

Introit: Awake, Thou Wintry Earth, words by Thomas Blackburn (1916-77); music from Cantata 129: Chorale [Christ Church Oxford: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Mass Setting: Missa Caça,
Cristóbal de Morales (1500-53)

Motet: Regina caeli [text] [Brabant: listen; Westminster Cath.: listen] Cristóbal de Morales

Postlude: Fugue on O filii et filiae [Kuhlmann:listen
], Jean Langlais (1907-91)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Alleluias sereins d'une ame que desire le ciel from L'Ascension [Messiaen: listen], Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Introit: Most glorious Lord of life [text], William Harris (1883-1973)

Preces and Responses: James Wallace (b. 1959)

Psalm: 111 (Wedd)

Canticles: Service in B-flat, Edgar Day(1891-1983)

Anthem: The Easter Song of Praise [text], Richard Shephard (b. 1949)

Postlude: Final from Symphonie No. 1 [Roth:
listen], Louis Vierne (1870-1937)