February 19, 2012

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Christ leading Peter, James and John to the High Mountain for the Transfiguration
The Armand Hammer Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1770-80s

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves  [NRSV, Mark 9:2a].

The Last Sunday after Epiphany / Transfiguration Sunday [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Alleluias sereins d'une ame que desire le ciel /  Serene Alleluias from a Soul Longing for Heaven from L'Ascension [Latry: YouTube] , Olivier Messiaen(1908-1992)

Mass Setting: Missa Brevis [Voci del Tesoro:YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introit: Alleluia, John Taverner (1480-1554)

Motet: Alleluia, candor est lucis [text] [St. Benedict: listen], Plainsong, Tone 7

Postlude: Alleluia, sing to JesusRalph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: EclogueDesmond Ratcliffe (1917-2001)

Now the God of peace [text] Gerald Knight (1908-79)

Preces and Responses: 
Harrison Oxley (1933-2009)

122 (Cook)

C. Hylton Stewart (1884-1932)

O Gladsome Light [text], Harrison Oxley

Allegro con brio in DDesmond Ratcliffe