February 12, 2012

Naaman the Leper, British Museum, 12th c.

So Naaman went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; his flesh was restored like the flesh of a young boy, and he was clean [NRSV, 2 Kings 5:14].

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  “Aberystwyth,” [Wedd: [BNQBM] (info), Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Mass Setting: Messa a 4Giovanni Paolo Cima (1570-1630)

Introit: Voce mea [Marciana: YouTube/text], Giovanni Croce (1557-1607)

Motet: O Sacrum convivium [text/YouTube],Giovanni Croce

Postlude: Variations “Aberystwyth,” Paul Lindsley Thomas (b. 1929)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Voluntary in A, Op. 7, no.1, John Stanley (1712-86)

O Lord, we beseech thee [text], Joseph Pring (1776-1842) 

Preces and Responses: 
Thomas Ebdon (1738-1811)

41 (Camidge)

Service in F, JohnTravers (1703-58)

Blessed is he that considereth [text] [Somerville: YouTube]  Michael Wise (1648-87)

Voluntary in a, Op. 7, no. 8 [Kovaks: YouTube
John Stanley