July 3, 2011

Rembrandt van Rijn, The Jewish Bride, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1665-67

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent. He took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her. So Isaac was comforted after his mother's death [NRSV, Genesis 24:67].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Ciacona [Haselböck:YouTube], Georg Muffat (1645-1704) 

Mass Setting:  Messa a quattro voci, Giovanni Antonio Grossi (1615-84) 

Introit: Cantate Domino [text/YouTube], Giovanni Croce (1557-1607)

Motet: O Sacrum convivium [text/YouTube], Giovanni Croce

Postlude: Toccata secunda [Ullmann:YouTube], Georg Muffat

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Six Short Preludes and Postludes, Set 2, Op. 105, No. 3, Lento [Hunter: We7] (info) Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

O Lord, the maker of all thing [text], Anon. English, ca. 1548

Preces and Responses: Plainsong

111, 113 (Tones 8.2, 5.2) 

Magnificat: Secundi toni, Orlande de Lassus (1532-94)

Nunc dimittis: Tone 1.4

O Lord, the maker of all thing [Worcester: text/YouTube], William Mundy (1530-91)

Introduktion und Passacaglia in D minor [Wissemann: YouTube], MaxReger (1873-1916)