June 26, 2011

Rembrant van Rijn, The Sacrifice of Isaac, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, 1636

But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am [NRSV, Gen. 22:11]."

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Jesu, the very thought of thee [YouTube], Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

Mass Setting: Missa Brevis [Voci del Tesoro: YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introit: O praise the Lord [Trinity: text/YouTube], Adrian Batten (1591-1637)

Motet: O sacrum convivium [text/listen], Thomas Tallis (1505-58)

Postlude: Praeludium in F, BuxWV 145 [Spang-Hanssen:YouTube], Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Chorale [Drury: NML] (info), Francis Jackson (b. 1917)

Introit: Fuit homo misso a Deo
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Preces and Responses: 
Francis Jackson

Psalm: 98 (Bairstow)

Canticles: Service in G, Francis Jackson

Anthem: This is the record of John,
[text/YouTube], Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) 

Postlude: Toccata in b [Drury: NML] (info), Francis Jackson