November 28, 2010

Anonymous, Second Coming, Greece, c. 1700

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour [NRSV Matthew 24:44].
November 28, 2010

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: Sleepers wake!, BWV 645 [de Groen: YouTube; Koopman: YouTube; Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Introit: Prope est Dominus [text], Jacob Regnart (1544-99)

Mass Setting: Missa Conditor alme siderum, Giovanni Animuccia (1514-71)

Motet: Conditor alme siderum [text], Orlande de Lassus (1532-94)

Postlude: Sleepers wake! Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927)

4:00 pm A Procession with Lessons and Carols for Advent

The Cathedral Choirs

Organ Preludes: “A Lovely Rose is Blooming," James Woodman (b. 1957)  
“A Lovely Rose is Blooming” [Ninci: YouTube], Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Introit: Es ist ein Ros’entsprungen [text[Tölzer: YouTube], arr. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Michael Cashmore
Antiphon: O Emmanuel [text/performances], Healey Willan (1880-1968)                

Carol: Conditor alme siderum [text], Orlande de Lassus (1532-94)

Antiphon: O Radix Jesse [text/performances], Healey Willan               

Carols: Prope est Dominus [text], Jacob Regnart (1544-99)

Creator of the Stars of Night [text], Macolm Archer (b. 1952)

Antiphon: O Virgin of virgins [text/performances], Healey Willan               

Carols: Nova! Nova! [text], [Leipzig Calmus: NML; Tower Voices: NML] (info)         Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Ne timeas Maria [text] [Canticum Novum: YouTube], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Antiphon: O Oriens [text/performances], Healey Willan             

Carols: Canite Tuba [text] [Höllvikens: YouTubeCorund: NML] (info), Francisco Guerrero (1528-99)

People, look east[text] Deller consort: NML] (info), French traditional, arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958)

Antiphon: O Rex Gentium [text/performances], Healey Willan

Carols: Never weather-beaten sail [text], Richard Shephard (b. 1949)

Rorate coeli [text] [Skinner: NML; Keene: NML] (info), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Organ Postlude: Fantasy on Helmsley, William Lloyd Webber (1914-82)