May 29, 2011

 Raphael, Paul in Athens, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, 1514-15

Then Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, "Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way [NRSV, Acts 17:22]."

Sixth Sunday of Easter [Comments]
10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: O Holy Spirit, enter in (Wie schön leuchtet) [Moore: Pipedreams], Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) 

Mass Setting: Short Communion, Adrian Batten (c.1591-c.1637) 

Introit: If ye love me [text/listen], Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) 

Motet: If ye love me [text], Henry John Gauntlet (1805-1876) 

Postlude: Toccata and Fugue in C [listen], Johann Pachelbel

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Voluntary in d for double organ, John Blow (1649-1708)

Introit: Let thy merciful ears, O Lord
[text/listen], Thomas Mudd (1560-1632)

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

Psalm: 63 (Boyce)

Canticles: Short Service,
John Blow

  Almighty, God, which hast me brought [text], Thomas Ford (1580-1648)

Voluntary in C, John Barrett (1674-1735)