February 10, 2013

 Transfiguration, Icon of the Monastery of Saint Catherine, Mount Sinai, 12th cent.
Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray [NRSV, Luke 9:18].

Transfiguration Sunday [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Alléluias sereins d'une âme que désire le ciel  Serene Alleluias from a Soul Longing for Heaven from L'Ascension [Latry: YouTube],  

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Mass Setting: Missa Brevis [Voci del Tesoro:YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introit: Alleluia, John Taverner (1480-1554)

Motet: Alleluia, candor est lucis [text] [St. Benedict: listen], Plainsong, Tone 7

Postlude: Alleluia, sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol), [Marlow: musicMe], Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

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Prelude: EclogueDesmond Ratcliffe (1917-2001) 

Introit: Now the God of peace [text] Gerald Knight (1908-79) 

Preces and Responses: Harrison Oxley (1933-2009) 

Psalm: 141 (Frith)

Canticles: Service in CC. Hylton Stewart (1884-1932) 

Anthem: O Gladsome Light [text], Harrison Oxley 

Postlude: Allegro con brio in DDesmond Ratcliffe