August 5, 2012

 Dieric Bouts the Elder, Manna in the Desert, Sint-Pieterskerk, Leuven, 1464-67

"I have heard the complaining of the Israelites; say to them, 'At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning you shall have your fill of bread; then you shall know that I am the LORD your God [NRSV, Exodus 16:12].'"

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
Adults from the
Montreal Boys Choir Course
Patrick Wedd, artistic director

Prelude: Récit de tierce en taille from the Premier Livre d'orgue [listen], Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703)

Mass Setting: Messa a tre voci, Antonio Lotti (1667-1740)

Introit: Kyrie from the Messa a tre voci

Motet: Qui manducat meam carnem [text], Claudio Merulo (1533-1604)

Postlude: Offertoire sur les grands jeux from the Premier Livre d'orgue [listen], Nicolas de Grigny

4:00 pm Choral Eucharist
Montreal Boys Choir Course
Malcolm Archer, guest music director

Prelude: Bryn Calfaria (Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor) from Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes [Darke: YouTube], Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Mass Setting: Cantus Missae [Bernius: BNQ; BM] (info), Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Introit: Lo, the full, final sacrifice [St. John's: text/YouTube], Gerald Finzi (1901-56)

Motet: Ave verum corpus [Rutter: text/listen], Richard Dering (1580-1630)

Postlude: A Festival Toccata [Karlsson: BNQ; BM] (info), Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)