May 6, 2012

 Jesus Christ as the True Vine, Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens, 16th cent.

I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing [NRSV, John 15:5].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Variations “Wondrous Love”  [Reed: listen], Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)

Mass Setting: Service in D, Kenneth Leighton (1929-88)

Introit: Awake Thou Wintry Earth [Christ Church Oxford: text/YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Motet: I sat down [text/YouTube], Edward Bairstow  (1874-1946)

Postlude: Paean [Hills: YouTube], Kenneth Leighton (1929-88)

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

Prelude: Aria, op. 51 [Metzler: YouTube], Flor Peeters (1903-86)

The Easter Song of Praise [text], Richard Shephard (b. 1949)

Preces and Responses:
Martin Neary (b. 1940)

97, Peasgood

Canticles: Service in F,
Peter Aston (b. 1938)

Anthem: Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem
[New College: text/YouTube],
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 

Postlude: At Eastertide, Charles Villiers Stanford