August 16, 2009

Anonymous, Loaves and Fish, Tabgha, Israel, 4th cent.

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh (NRSV, John 6:51)."

The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Récits de cromorne et de cornet séparés, en dialogue from the Suite du 1er ton [Chapuis: listen], Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749)

Introit: Notre Père [text] [listen],
Maurice Duruflé (1902-86)

Mass Setting: Mass of St. Thomas,
Robert Fleming (1921-76)

Motet: Notre Père (1973) [text],
Frank Martin (1890-1974)

Postlude: Dialogue sur les grands jeux
from the Suite du 1er ton [Chapuis: listen], L-N Clérambault

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: A Verse of three parts, Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Introit: Let my prayer come up [text], John Blow (1649-1708)

Preces and Responses: Martin Neary (b. 1940)

Psalm: 141 (Frith)

Canticles: Service in F,
Michael Wise (1648-87)

Anthem: Christ rising again [text], Michael Wise

Postlude: A Fancy for two to play [listen], Thomas Tomkins