February 22, 2012

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Last Judgment (detail), Cappella Sistina, Vatican, 1537-41

Shout out, do not hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion, to the house of Jacob their sins [NRSV, Isaiah 58:1].

Ash Wednesday [Comments]

7:30 pm Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Mass Setting: Missa brevis 1, Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Motet: Peccantem me quotidie [Averroes: text/YouTube] Cristóbal de Morales (1500-53)

Motet: O bone Jesu  [text], Louis Halsey (b. 1929)

Postlude: O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß / O world, bemoan your grievous sin, BWV 622 [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)