February 13, 2011

Luca Signorelli, Moses Speaking to Israel (detail), Cappella Sistina, Vatican, 1481-82

I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live [NRSV, Deuteronomy 30:19].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

: “Jesu, the very thought,” Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

Introit: Benedicam Dominum [text], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Mass Setting: Missa “O Westron Wynde”, Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Motet: Jesu dulcis memoria [text/listen], Tomás Luis de Victoria

Postlude: Voluntary in D, George Dyson (1883-1964)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Voluntary in F, op. 7, no. 6 [Tuinema: YouTube], John Stanley (1712-86)

Introit: In manus tuas I [text] [Stile Antico: listen], John Sheppard (1515-60)

Preces and Responses: [Trinity: Preces; Responses], Richard Ayleward (1626-69) 

Canticles: Short Service, Richard Ayleward

Anthem: In pace, in idipsum dormiam [text] [Maryland: YouTube], John Sheppard

Postlude: Voluntary in a,
op. 7, no. 8 [YouTube], John Stanley