March 11, 2012

El Greco, Christ driving the traders from the temple, Frick Collection, New York, c. 1600

Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables [NRSV, John 2:15].

Third Sunday of Lent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot [ErnĂ©: listen], Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)                                   

Mass Setting: Missa brevis 3Healey Willan (1880-1968) 

Introit: Thou knowest Lord [Berkeley:text/YouTube], Henry Purcell (1659-95)

Motet: Nolo mortem peccatoris [text/8 versions], Thomas Morley (1577-1602) 

Postlude: Dorian Toccata [listen], Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: 0 Lux Beata Trinitas [listen], Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)                            

Salve Regina [text] [Hofburgkapelle Vienna: YouTube], plainsong (solemn tone)

Preces and Responses: plainsong

34, Tone 5.3

Magnificat: Primi toni, Francesco Soriano 

Nunc dimittis: [Heiligenkruez: YouTube], plainsong

Salve Regina [text] [listen], Francesco Soriano 

Postlude: Aeolian Echo Fantasia
[Engels: listen], Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck