May 20, 2012

  Baroque Statue of St. Matthias, facade of the Benedictine Abbey, Trier

And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias; and he was added to the eleven apostles. [NRSV, Acts 1:26].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott / Komm, Gott Schopfer, heiliger Geist [listen], Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) 

Mass Setting: Mass for Five Voices [listen], William Byrd (1540-1623)

Introit: If ye love me [text / listen], Thomas Tallis (1505-85)

Motet: Non vos relinquam orphanos [text / listen], William Byrd

Postlude: Toccata and fugue in C [Payne: YouTube], Johann Pachelbel

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

Prelude: Fantazia of foure parts [Burchell: CML] (info), Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Ascendit Deus [text / YouTube], Peter Philips (1560-1628) 

Preces and Responses: Orlando Gibbons

Psalm: 47, Boyce

Magnificat: Great Service [Tallis: listen],  William Byrd (1543-1623)

Nunc dimittis: Great Service [Willcocks: musicMe], William Byrd
Anthem: O clap your hands [text / CML] (info), Orlando Gibbons

Fancy for a double orgaine [Burchell: CML], (info), Orlando Gibbons