April 29, 2012

  The Good Shepherd (detail), Galla Placidia mausoleum, Ravenna, 5th c.

"I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me [NRSV, John 10:14]."

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: Brother James' Air [Murray: listen], Searle Wright (1918-2004)

Mass Setting: Mass of St. ThomasRobert Fleming (1921-76)

Introit: The Lord my shepherd is [text], Thomas Firth (18th cent.)

Gloria: from the Carillon Mass, Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

Motet: The Lamb [text] [Sixteen: listen; 9 videos: YouTube], words by William Blake (1757-1827) and music by John Tavener (b. 1944)

Motet: Brother James’ Air [text] [Yorkminster Baptist: BNQ; BM] (info), arr. Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

Postlude: Fugue in C Major, BuxWV 138 [YouTube], Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

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

Prelude: Voluntary in a [Burchell: CML] (info), Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Introit: Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt / The Lord is my Shepherd
[text] [Diakonie: YouTube], Heinrich Schütz (1582-1672)

Preces and Responses:
Thomas Tomkins
Psalm: 23, Goss

Second Service, Thomas Tomkins

My shepherd is the living Lord [Worcester: text/YouTube], Thomas Tomkins

A substantial verse [Challenger: listen], Thomas Tomkins