January 15, 2012

James Tissot, Nathaniel under the Fig Tree, Brooklyn Museum, 1886-94

Nathanael asked him, "Where did you get to know me?" Jesus answered, "I saw you under the fig tree before Philip called you [NRSV, John 1:48]."

2nd Sunday after Epiphany [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  Praeludium G-Dur, Op. 37,2 [Hurford: musicMeFelix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

Mass Setting: Messa a quattro voci a cappellaGiovanni Antonio Grossi (1615-84) 

Introit: I will thank thee, O Lord [text], Daniel Purcell (1664-1717)

Motet: Ave verum corpus [text], Robert Lucas de Pearsall (1795-1856)

Postlude: Fuge E-Moll [Fagius: BNQ, BM] (info)  , Felix Mendelssohn

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  Fuge “Vater Unser” (Sonata 6) [Hurford: musicMe], Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

O gladsome light [text] [Rutter: BNQ, BM
(info) Louis Bourgeois (1510-61)

Preces and Responses:  
Ben Parry (b. 1965)

114 (Tonus Peregrinus)

Service in F, Alan Ridout (1934-96)

Anthem:  King of glory, King of peace [text], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), arr. William Harris (1883-1973)                                          

Chorale and variations “Vater Unser” (Sonata 6)  [Hurford: musicMe], Felix Mendelssohn