October 3, 2010

Gustave Doré, The People Mourning over the Ruins of Jerusalem, La Sainte Bible, 1865

Jerusalem weeps bitterly in the night, with tears on her cheeks; among all her lovers she has no one to comfort her; all her friends have dealt treacherously with her, they have become her enemies. [NRSV, Lamentations 1:2].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness [Hawbecker: listen], Johannes Brahms (1833-97)

Introit:A New commandment [text],Richard Shephard (b. 1949)
Mass Setting: Gloucester Mass, Richard Shephard
Motet: Jesu dulcis memoria [text], Richard Shephard

Postlude: Allegro maestoso, Sonata 4 [Shimel: YouTube], Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Prelude and fugue in c, John Travers (1703-58) 

Introit: Justitiae Domini [text] [Roma: YouTube],Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)

Preces and Responses:
John Holmes (d. 1629)

Psalm: 113 (Macfarren)

Sixth Service, Thomas Weelkes (1576-1723)

Laudate, pueri, Dominum [text], Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

Postlude: Sonata in C, K. 159 [Beauséjour: YouTube], Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)