July 22, 2012

 Antiveduto Grammatica, St Mary Magdalene at the Tomb, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, 1620s

But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet [NRSV, John 20:11-12].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers; Rachelle Choi, Assistant Organist; Mark McDonald, Organ Scholar

Prelude:  Andante in D, [Fagius: BNQ; BM] (info), Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Mass Setting: Short Service, Adrian Batten (1590-1637)

Introit: Maria Magdalene [text] [Fügedi-Bárd: YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Motet: Dum transisset [text/listen], Robert Johnson (1583-1634)

Postlude: Nachspiel in D [Fagius: BNQ; BM] (info), Felix Mendelssohn

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

Prelude: Deck Yourself, My Soul, with Gladness (Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, op. post. 122, No.5) [chorale text] [Jacob: listen], Johannes Brahms (1833-97)

Magdalena (Marienlieder) [text] [Chor des Norddeutschen Rundfunks: musicMe], Johannes Brahms
Preces and Responses:  [Trinity: Preces; Responses], Richard Ayleward (1626-69)
Psalm:  42, Wesley

Dorian Service, John Blow (1649-1708

Cum transisset [text], Józef Furmanik (1867-1953)

Prelude and Fugue in g, woo post. 10,  [Jacob: listen], Johannes Brahms