June 19, 2011

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Creation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth [NRSV, Genesis 1:1].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité  from Le Corps glorieux [Messiaen himself: Grooveshark], Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)

Mass Setting: Missa Brevis, Kenneth Leighton (1929-88)

Introit: O lux beata Trinitas [text] [Leeuwarder Madrigaalkoor: YouTube], William Byrd (1540-1623)

Motet: O beata Trinitas [text] [Skinner: NML] (info), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Postlude: St. Patrick's Breastplate - Allegro maestoso from Sonata Celtica, No. 4 in c, Op. 153 [Payne: NML] (info),  Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1942)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Gloria tibi Trinitas, John Bull (1562-1628)

Cherubic Hymn [text] [YouTube], Dimitri Bortniansky (1751-1825)

Preces and Responses:
Dresden,” John Sanders (1933-2003)

146 (Atkins)

[Polyansky: YouTube],
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) 

Nunc Dimittis: [Kelly: YouTube], Alexander Gretchaninoff (1864-1956) 

Anthem: Hymn to the Trinity [text] [St. Louis Cathedral: YouTube], Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-93) 

Postlude: Gloria tibi Trinitas, John Bull