November 22, 2009

Duccio di Buoninsegna, Pontius Pilate interrogating Jesus, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1308-11

Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" [NRSV, John 18:33].

The Reign of Christ - Dedication of the Cathedral

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: Intrada, Op. 111a [van Keijzer: listen], Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

Jubilate Deo [
Gloria Dei Cantores: text/one-minute clip], Cipriano de Rore (1516-1565)

Mass Setting: Missa pro victoria [Cardinall's Musick: listen; Song Company: NML] (info), Tomás Luis de Victoria (1549-1611)

Canticle: The Throne of God [text], Patrick Wedd (b.1948)

Behold, the Tabernacle of God [St. Mary Magdalene: text/listen], Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Postlude: Festive Toccata [Obetz: listen] Denis Bédard (b.1950)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Vater Unser, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Introit: Glorious and Powerful God [
text], Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1942)

Preces and Responses:
John Holmes (fl. 1580-1610)

Psalm: 132 (Martin, Havergal)

Magnificat: Second Service
listen; Winchester: listen], Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Nunc dimittis: Second Service [King's: listen; Winchester: listen], Orlando Gibbons

Anthem: Glorious and Powerful God [Winchester: text/listen; Oxenford: text/listen], Orlando Gibbons

Postlude: St. Patrick's Breastplate - Allegro maestoso from Sonata Celtica, No. 4 in c, Op. 153 [Payne:
NML] (info), Charles Villiers Stanford