December 18, 2011

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth [NRSV, Luke 1:26]

Fourth Sunday of Advent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: How the World Longs / Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Mass Setting: Messa super Dixit Maria [Herreweghe: YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

Introit: Ecce concipies [text], Jacob Handl (1550-91)

Motet: Dixit Maria [text/listen], Hans Leo Hassler

Postlude: How the World Longs / Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland [Koepke: YouTube], Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Es ist ein' Ros’ [info/listen], Johannes Brahms (1833-97)

Introit: Venez, divin Messie
[Jobin: text/YouTube], French 16th cent.

Preces and Responses: Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

Psalm: 84 (Noble)

Canticles: Short Service, Thomas Morley

Anthem: People, look east [text] [listen], French traditional

Postlude: Es ist ein’ Ros,' JosephAhrens (1904-97)