February 6, 2011

Giotto di Bondone, The Presentation, Cappella Scrovegni, Padua, 1304-06

When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, the parents of Jesus brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord [NRSV, Luke 2:22a].

The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Candlemas [Comments]
10:00 am Procession and Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Introit: Senex puerum portabat [text] [Savall: listen],  Tom├ís Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Mass Setting: Brief Mass, Dan Locklair (b. 1949)

Motet: Hodie Beata Virgo [text] [King's: listen], William Byrd (1543-1625)

Postlude: Te Deum [van Dommele; listen], Jean Langlais (1907-91)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Nunc Dimittis, BWV 616 [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

When to the temple Mary went [text] [St. Paul's: YouTube],  Johannes Eccard (1553-1611)

Preces and Responses: Humphrey Clucas
(b. 1941)

84 Thalben-Ball

Service in C, George Thalben-Ball (1896-1987)

Anthem: Simeon's Song, Walter Deller

Nunc Dimittis, BWV 617 [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach