December 20, 2009

Rogier van der Weyden, Visitation, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, c.1445

And Mary said, "My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior [NRSV, Luke 1:46-47].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
Trebles and the Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Partita Veni Emmanuel,” James Woodman (b. 1956)

Introit: People, look east [text] [3 videos: YouTube; 3 songs: We7], French traditional, arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958)

Mass Setting: MissaDixit Maria [Herreweghe: YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler (1562-1612)

Motet: Dixit Maria [text] [Colorado: listen; 7 videos: YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler

Postlude: Magnificat, BWV 733 [Kibbie: listen; Fagius: YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Dessiens éternels from La Nativité du Seigneur [Jones: YouTube; Jacobs: listen], Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)

Introit: There is no rose of such virtue [text] [Trinity Portland: NML](info), George Thalben-Ball (1896-1987)

Preces and Responses: "Guildford,” Andrew Millington (b. 1952)

Psalm: 33 (Turle)

Canticles: Service in C, George Thalben-Ball

Ave Maria à 8 [text], [Resistencia: YouTube; Tallis Scholars: NML] (info), Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

La Vierge et l’enfant from La Nativité du Seigneur [Innig: listen; Alain: YouTube], Olivier Messiaen