January 20, 2013

 Giusto de'Menabuoi, Marriage at Cana, Baptistery, Padua, 1376-78

 Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him [NRSV, John 2:11].

Second Sunday after Epiphany [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  Ein’ feste Burg, BuxWV 184 [Koopman: YouTube], Dietrich Buxtehude (1627-1707)

Mass Setting: Missa Vinum Bonum [Kammler: BNQ; BM] (info), Orlande de Lassus (1532-94)

Introit: Tribus miraculis [text], Claudio Merulo (1533-1604)

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

Postlude: Praeludium in D, BuxWV 139 [Koopman: YouTube], Dietrich Buxtehude

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

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Prelude: Praeludio "Sine nomine" from Six Pieces for Organ [Burchell: CML] (info), Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Introit: Concord
from The Gloriana Dances [text] [Johnson: YouTube], Benjamin Britten (1913-76)

Preces and Responses: 
Patrick Wedd (b. 1948)                                                                                                                                                     
Psalm:  114 (tonus peregrinus); 115 (C.H. Lloyd)

Magnificat: First Great Service
[Smith: YouTube], Robert Parsons (1530-72)

Nunc dimittis: First Great Service [Smith: YouTube], Robert Parsons  

Anthem: Lux aurumque
[text/YouTube], Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)

Postlude: Paean
Six Pieces for Organ [YouTube], Herbert Howells