July 12, 2009

Benozzo Gozzoli, The Dance of Salome, National Gallery of Art, Washingrton, 1461-62.

When his daughter Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests; and the king said to the girl, "Ask me for whatever you wish, and I will give it." (NRSV, Mark 6:22).

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Lantana from Plymouth Suite [Bate: listen], Percy Whitlock (1903-46)

Introit: O sing joyfully [text] [text/listen], Adrian Batten (1591-1637)

Mass Setting: MissaCantate,”
Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Motet: Pange Lingua
[BBC Singers: NML
] (info), Bob Chilcott

Postlude: Toccata
listen], Patrick Gowers (b. 1936)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Salix from Plymouth Suite [Bate:listen], Percy Whitlock (1903-46)

Introit: Pray that Jerusalem may have peace [Christ Church, Oxford: listen] Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Preces and Responses: Humphrey Clucas (b. 1942)

Psalm: 114 (Tonus Peregrinus)

Canticles: Service in E, Herbert Murrill (1909-52)

Anthem: How beauteous are their feet [text] [St. Paul's, London:
one-minute clip], Charles Villiers Stanford

Postlude: Allegro risoluto from Plymouth Suite [Bate:
listen], Percy Whitlock