March 21, 2010

Master of Jean Rollin II, The Supper at Bethany: Mary anoints Christ's feet, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the Hague, 1455

"Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor [NRSV, John 12:3]?"

Fifth Sunday of Lent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Toccata quarta per l'elevazione [Tamminga: YouTube], Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Introit: Adoramus te, Christe [Doulce Mémoire: text/YouTube], Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Mass Setting: Messa à 4 [Akadêmia Ensemble: YouTube], Claudio Monteverdi

Motet: Christe, te Adoramus, [Rutter: text/YouTube], Claudio Monteverdi

Postlude: Toccata quinta sopra i pedali, e senza [Oliviera: YouTube], Girolamo Frescobaldi

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Alla Sarabanda [listen] Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Introit: View me, Lord [Trinity Boys Choir: text/YouTube], Richard Lloyd (b. 1933)

Preces and Responses: Barry Ferguson (b. 1942)

Psalm: Psalm: 142 (Timms)

Canticles: “for Verses,” John Heath
(d. 1668)

Anthem: Thay are happy
[text], John Joubert (b. 1927)

Postlude: Rhosymedre [Clafin: listen], Ralph Vaughan Williams