December 13, 2009

St. John the Baptist, 17th cent. Greek Orthodox Icon

John answered all of them by saying, "I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire [NRSV, Luke 3:16].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
Men's Voices

Prelude: Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 [Alain:YouTube; Kibbie: listen; Koopman: YouTube]; Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Introit: Advent Prose [text/listen], Plainsong, Mode 1

Mass Setting: Missa Adventus et Quadragesimae, XVII
[St. Benedict's: listen], Plainsong, 11th cent.

Motet: Fuit homo [Matthew Scott: text/YouTube], Plainsong, Mode 5

Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661 [Isoir:
YouTube; Kibbie: listen; Stockmeier: YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach

4:00 pm Evensong
Men's Voices

Prelude: Conditor alme siderum from Le Tombeau de Titelouze, Op. 38, No.1, [Michael Keeley: NML] (info), Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Introit: Advent Prose [text/listen], Plainsong, Mode 1

Preces and Responses: Plainsong

Psalm: 103 (tone 8.2)

Magnificat: Tone 2.1 (Antiphon - O Emmanuel

Nunc Dimittis: Tone 3.5 (Antiphon - Preserve us, O Lord)

Anthem: Salus Aeterna
[text], Mode 7

Postlude: Conditor alme siderum
[Préfontaine: NML] (info), Jehan Titelouze (1562-1633)