June 13, 2010

Bernardo Strozzi, Banquet at the House of Simon (detail), Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1629

One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned that he was eating in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster jar of ointment [NRSV, Luke 7:36-37].

Third Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: Jesu, the very thought of thee [Halley: listen], Gordon Slater

Introit: O sing joyfully [text] [Blackburn: YouTube; Truro: YouTube] Adrian Batten (1591-1637)

Mass Setting: A Mass for All Saints, Peter Aston (b. 1938)

Motet: How can I keep from singing? [text] [Los Altos: YouTube] Robert Lowery (1826-99), arr. Rogers

Postlude: Impetuoso [Paukert: listen], Bedřich Wiedermann (1883-1951)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Capriccio sopra il “Cucu” [Robin: YouTube], Johann Caspar Kerll (1627-93)


God me merciful unto us [text],

Peter Aston (b. 1938)

Preces and Responses:

Humphrey Clucas (b. 1942)

Psalm: 67 (Wedd)

Service in F, Peter Aston

Anthem: Alleluia Psallat
text], Peter Aston

I. Larghetto and II. Allegro from Concerto 13 in F [listen] (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale) George Frederick Handel (1685-1759)