February 28, 2010

Gérard Jollain, Christ lamenting Jerusalem, engraving, c. 1670

How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing [NRSV, Luke 13:34b]!

Second Sunday of Lent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Variations “Wondrous Love” [Reed: listen], Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)

Introit: Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake [text], Richard Farrant (c.1530-80)

Mass Setting: Missa brevis No. 2 (for lent) [Bell: YouTube], Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Motet: Almighty and everlasting God
[St. John's: text/YouTube], Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Postlude: Sonata in C [Crowell: listen], James Woodman (b. 1957)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Prelude “Pange Lingua,” Flor Peeters (1903-86)

Introit: The Lent Prose [text/listen], Plainsong mode 5

Preces and Responses: Plainsong

Psalm: 121, 123 (Tone 2.1)

Magnificat: “Pange Lingua,” Tone 4.5, fauxbourdons,
Patrick Wedd (b. 1948)

Anthem: Ad te levavi oculos meos / To Thee have I lifted up my eyes [St. Benedict: text/listen], Plainsong mode 8

Postlude: Verses “Pange Lingua”
listen], Jehan Titelouze (1562/3-1633)