February 17, 2013

Sandro Botticelli, Three Temptations of Christ (detail), Cappella Sistina, Vatican, 1481

Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple, saying to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here [NRSV, Luke 4:9]."

1st Sunday of Lent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Choirs

Prelude: Partita “Forty days and forty nights” BWV 745 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Mass Setting: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, [Hickox: BNQ; BM](info), Edmund Rubbra (1901-86)

Introit: Peccantem me quotidie [text / listen], Cristóbal de Morales (1500-53)

Motet: O bone Jesu  [text], Louis Halsey (b. 1929)

Postlude: Ciacona in e, BuxWV 160 [Oster: YouTube],  Dietrich Buxtehude

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

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

Prelude: Voluntary in C [Burchell: CML] (info), Thomas Tomkins (1572-1666)

Introit: I will was my hands [text], William Smith (1603-45)
Preces: [YouTube] William Smith

Responses: [YouTube] William Smith
Psalm: Psaume 130
, Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

Canticles: Short Service, Thomas Morley

Anthem: Laboravi in gemitu meo [text/listen], Thomas Morley

Postlude: Ground in d [Visser: YouTube], Thomas Tomkins