March 14, 2010

Rembrandt van Rijn, The Return of the Prodigal Son, Teylers Museum, Haarlem, c. 1642

So he set off and went to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran and put his arms around him and kissed him [NRSV, Luke 15:20].

Fourth Sunday of Lent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
Trebles' and Women's Voices

Prelude: Prelude to “They walk alone,” Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Introit: Adoramus te, Christe [text; Dresdener Kapellknaben: YouTube], Orlande de Lassus (1532-94)

Mass Setting: Missa brevis in D, Op. 63 [listen], Benjamin Britten

Motet: Close in my breast [text/listen], David Lord (b. 1944)

Postlude: Prelude and fugue on a theme of Vittoria [sic][Farrington: listen], Benjamin Britten

4:00 pm Evensong
Women's Voices

Prelude: Interlude, David Lord (b. 1944)

Introit: Close in my breast [text/listen], David Lord

Preces and Responses: “for Treble Voices,” David Terry (b. 1975)

Psalm: 32 (Jones)

Canticles: St. David’s Service,
Simon Lole (b. 1957)

Anthem: Memento salutis auctor [Carwood: YouTube], William Byrd (1539/40-1623)

Postlude: Prelude for organ, John McCabe (b. 1939)