September 25, 2011

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peasant Wedding, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, c. 1567

The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son [NRSV, Matthew 22:2].

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Brother James' Air [Murray: listen], Searle Wright (1918-2004)

Mass Setting: Missa secunda, Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

Introit: Rejoice in the Lord alway [text], Anonymous English, 16th cent.

Motet: Ego sum panis vivus [text], Juan de Esquivel (1560-1625)

Postlude: Prelude in C, BuxWV 138 [Krummacher: YouTube], Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Magnificat primi toni, versets 1-2 [Nelson: YouTube], Heinrich Scheidemann (1596-1663)

Introit: Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt / The Lord is my Shepherd, SWV 120 [text] [YouTube], Heinrich Schütz (1582-1672)
Preces and Responses: Richard Ayleward (1626-69)

Psalm: 149 (Woodward)

Magnificat: Deutsches Magnificat / German Magnificat, SWV 426 [Energeia:
YouTube], Heinrich Schütz

Nunc dimittis: Tertii toni, Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina (1525/26-94)

Cantate Domino, SWV 81 [text]  [Norrington: YouTube], Heinrich Schütz                  

Magnificat primi toni, versets 3-4 [Nelson: YouTube], Heinrich Scheidemann