May 9, 2010

William Hogarth, Jesus at the Pool of Bethesda, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1736

Jesus said to him, "Stand up, take your mat and walk." [NRSV, John 5:8].

Sixth Sunday of Easter [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Aria [Wedd: NML] (info) and Fugue, Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Introit: This is the day [text], Anonymous English, c. 1600

Mass Setting: Missa Brevis 3, Healey Willan

Motet: Haec Dies [text], Jacques Arcadelt (1507?-68)

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in b, Healey Willan

4:00 pm Organ Vespers
Normand Richard, cantor; Patrick Wedd, organ

Prelude: VersesAve maris stella” [Préfontaine: NML] (info), Jehan Titelouze (1562/3-1633)

Preces and Responses:


34, Tone 5.3

Magnificat: Tone 3, organ verses [Allcoat: YouTube]: Michel Corrette (1707-95)

Nunc dimittis: Tone 1.4

Ave maris Stella organ verses [Rhodes: listen; Marx/Schmid: NML] (info): Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703)

Toccata, Fugue and Hymn on “Ave Maris Stella” [Gillen: listen] Flor Peeters (1903-86)