March 13, 2011

William Blake, Christ ministered to by angels, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1816-20

Then the devil left him, and suddenly angels came and waited on him [NRSV, Matthew 4:11].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Partita “Forty days and forty nights” BWV 745 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Introit: Call to Rembrance [text] [Redeemer:YouTube], Richard Farrant (1530-1580)

Mass Setting:  Missa O lux Beata Trinitas, Richard Kidd (b. 1954)

Motet:  Manus tuae Domine [text] [Viente del Oeste: YouTubeCristóbal de Morales (1500-53)

Postlude: Kyrie, Gott Heiliger Geist, BWV 671 [Kibbie: listen[Clavier-Übung III], Johann Sebastian Bach

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  Dies sind die heiligen zehen Gebot / These are the holy ten commands (fughetta), BWV 679 [Kibbie: listen] [Clavier-Übung III],  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Never weather-beaten sail  [Laetitia Nova: text/YouTube], Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Preces and Responses:
Douglas Mason (b. 1973)

32 (Jones)

Canticles: St. Paul's Service [listen], Herbert Howells(1892-1983) 

Anthem: My soul, there is a country [Guildford: text/YouTube, C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

  Dies sind die heiligen zehen Gebot / These are the holy ten commands, BWV 678 [Kibbie: listen] [Clavier-Übung III] Johann Sebastian Bach