July 29, 2012

 Multiplication of loaves and fish, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, 6th cent.

Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted [NRSV, John 6:11].

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

Prelude: Prélude pastoral from Deuxième Suite [listen], Léon Boëllmann (1862-97)

Mass Setting: Missa Secunda [Stairwell: YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

Introit: Cantate Domino [text/listen], Hans Leo Hassler

Intercession Motet: Let thy merciful ears, O Lord [text/listen],Thomas Mudd (1560-1632) 

Communion Motet: In te Domine speravi [text], Hans Leo Hassler

Postlude: Final – marche from Deuxième Suite [listen], Léon Boëllmann

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 709, [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) 

Introit: O gladsome light [text] [Rutter: BNQ, BM(info)Louis Bourgeois (1510-61) 

Preces and Responses: Alan Ridout (1934-96) 

Psalm: 111, 113 (Tones 8, 5)

Canticles: Service in C, Alan Ridout

Anthem: Round me falls the night [text], Adam Drese (1620-1701) 

Postlude: Praeludium in D, BuxWV 139 [Koopman: YouTube], Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)