October 23, 2011

James Tissot, The Pharisees Question Jesus, Brooklyn Museum, 1884-96

When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together,and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him [NRSV, Matt 22:34-5].

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: Wir glauben all [Dirksen: NML(info), Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Mass Setting: Missa Sine Nomine [listen] Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Introit: Alma Redemptoris Mater [text/Gardiner: musicMe] (info)  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 

Motet: Sicut Cervus [text/listen], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 

Postlude: Dorian Toccata [Antinori: YouTube]Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Toccata noni toni [Woolley: NML] (info), Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Introit: Sleepers wake [text], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Preces and Responses: FestalThomas Tallis (1505-85)

Psalm: 36 (Barnby, Battishill)

Canticles: Short Service [Dixon: NML(info), Thomas Tallis

Anthem: Jesu, joy of our desiring [Messiah: text/CML] (info), Johann Sebastian Bach

Postlude: Psalm 36 [Suzuki: NML(info)Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck