October 31, 2010

Károly Ferenczy, Sermon on the Mount, Hugarian National Museum, Budapest, 1896

Then he looked up at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God [NRSV, Luke 6:20].

October 31, 2010
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Gloria in excelsis
from Berliner Messe [Kaljuste: listen] Arvo Pärt  (b. 1935)

Mass Setting: Berliner Messe [Kaljuste: listen], Arvo Pärt 

Motet: Requiem aeternam [text], Felice Anerio (1560-1602)

Motet: Solfeggio [Hillier: listen], Arvo Pärt 

Postlude: Force et agilité des corps glorieux from Les Corps glorieux [Jansen: listen] Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  Pari Intervallo [Ghielmi : listen], Arvo Pärt  (b. 1935)

Introit:  Which was the son of . . . [Cessak: text/You/Tube], Arvo Pärt

Preces and Responses: E quinque notis, Richard Marlow (b. 1939)

Psalm: 149 (Woodward)

Magnificat: [Cleobury: listen], Arvo Pärt

Nunc Dimittis: [University: YouTube], Arvo Pärt

Anthem: The Beatitudes [Cleobury: text/listen], Arvo Pärt

Postlude: Annum per Annum [Ghielmi: listen],  Arvo Pärt

October 24, 2010

Chrstian Dare: The Publican

But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!' [NRSV, Luke 18:13]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers 

Prelude:  Élévation: Cromorne en taille from La Messe du 8e ton pour l'orgue à l'usage des dames religieuses [Préfontaine:  NML] (info) Gaspard Corrette (1671-1733)

Introit: Rejoice to God [text], Adam Gumpelzhaimer (1559-1625)

Mass Setting:  Missa Brevis, Claudio Casciolini (1697-1760)

Motet:  Ego sum panis vivus [text], Juan de Esquivel (1560-1625)

Postlude:  Offertoire: Grand Dialogue à trois choeurs  from La Messe du 8e ton pour l'orgue à l'usage des dames religieuses [Préfontaine:  NML] (info) Gaspard Corrette

 4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Benedictus [Little/Watson: YouTube], William Lloyd Webber (1914-82)

Introit: Blessed are the Pure in Heart [text] [Foster: NML] (info), Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)

Preces and Responses:  Responses, Harrison Oxley (1933-2009)

Psalm: 97 (Peasgood)

Canticles: Service in C, Charles Hylton Stewart (1849-1922)

Anthem:  O gladsome light [text], Harrison Oxley

Postlude: Diversion for Mixtures [Jackson: 30-sec. clip], Francis Jackson (b. 1917)

October 17, 2010

Albrecht Duerer, Praying Hands, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, 1508
Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. [NRSV, Luke 18:1]

October 17, 2010
10:00 am Choral Eucharist

Prelude: Variations on Vater unser [Engels: listen], Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Introit: Ave verum corpus [text], Robert Pearsall (1795-1856)

Missa Brevis [Silva: YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1532/3-1585)

Anthem: Tantum ergo [Summerly: text/YouTube], Déodat de Séverac (1872-1921)

Postlude: Vater unser [YouTube], Johann Pachelbel, (1653-1706)

4:00 pm

Prelude:  The seventh pavian, Canon 2 parts in 1, BK74 [Moroney: YouTube], William Byrd (1539/40-1623)

Introit: Exsurge Domine [text], Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)

Preces and Resposes: Festal Responses, William Smith (1603-45)

Canticles: Short Service, William Byrd

Anthem: Exultate Deo [text], Alessandro Scarlatti

Postlude:  Ut, Re, Mee, Fa, Sol, La, The playnesong...by a second Person [Moroney: YouTube], William Byrd

October 10, 2010

Theodore Manolides, First Fruits
"So now I bring the first of the fruit of the ground that you, O LORD, have given me." You shall set it down before the LORD your God and bow down before the LORD your God [NRSV, Deuteronomy 26:10].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Nun Danket Alle Gott, BWV 657 [Alain: listen; Kibbie: listen],  Johann Sebastian Bach

Introit: Cantabo Domino [text] [MIDI], Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605)

Mass Setting: Missa Prima Sexti Toni [Trinity: YouTube; CMAA:YouTube], Giovanni Croce (1557-1609)

Motet: Jesu dulcis memoria [text] [Gloria Dei Cantores:listen], Randall Giles (1950-2010)

Postlude: Festive March “Nun Danket” [Sanderman: YouTube; IJmker: YouTube], Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Pastorale Bryan Kelly (b. 1934)

Introit: The spacious firmament [text], John Graves(1795-1886)

Preces and Responses: Thomas Tunnard (b. 1918)

Psalm: 65 (Robinson)

Emmanuel Service, Bryan Kelly (b. 1934)


Anthem: Let us rejoice, Guy Halahan

Postlude: Paean [Hills: YouTube], Kenneth Leighton (1929-88)