August 12, 2012

  Valentin de Boulogne, Last Supper, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome, c. 1625
"I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh [NRSV, John 6:51]."

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Soliloquy Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Mass Setting: Messa a quattro voci, Giovanni Antonio Grossi (1615-84)

Introit: Venite Comedite [text] [Noone: BNQ; BM] (info), William Byrd (1540-1623)

Motet: Ego sum panis vivus [text] [St. Paul's: YouTube], William Byrd

Postlude: Alleluia ! Sing to Jesus, Healey Willan

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
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Prelude: Andante in E-flat [McVinnie: BNQ; BM] (info),, Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76)

Lead me, Lord [Burcham-Gulotta: text/YouTube],
Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Preces and Responses:
Robert Jones (b. 1945)

Psalm: 46 (Luther)

Canticles: Service in B-flat, Edgar F. Day (1891-1983)

My eyes for beauty pine [text] [Christ Church Oxford: BNQ; BM]
(info), Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Choral song and fugue [Sumsion: YouTube], Samuel Sebastian Wesley