April 11, 2010

Peter Paul Rubens, The Incredulity of Thomas, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, 1613-15

So the other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord." But he said to them, "Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe [NRSV, John 20:25]."

Second Sunday of Easter [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Improvisation in an Easter Anthem, Hilary Punnett (b. 1985)

Introit: Regina caeli [St. David's: text/listen], Francesco Soriano (c.1548-1621)

Mass Setting: Messa a 4 voci, Giovanni Paolo Cima (1570-1622)

Motet: Regina caeli [Palestrina Boys: text/YouTube], Gregor Aichinger (1565-1628)

Postlude: La Résurrection du Christ from Le Livre du Saint-Sacrement [Latry: YouTube],Olivier Messiaen(1908-1992)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654, [Koopman: YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Now the Green Blade Rises [CounTéBas: text/YouTube ], arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958)

Preces and Responses:
Martin Neary (b. 1940)

Psalm: 113 (Macfarren)

Short Service [Trinity Cleveland: YouTube], Thomas Weelkes (1575-1623)

Nunc dimittis: Short Service [Trinity Cleveland: YouTube], Thomas Weelkes

Maria Magdalena
[text], François Dulot (fl. 16th cent.)

Passacaglia, Op. 41, Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)