February 24, 2013

 Father Abraham had many sons

The Lord brought Abram outside and said, "Look toward heaven and count the stars, if you are able to count them." Then he said to him, "So shall your descendants be [NRSV, Revelation 21:2]."

2nd Sunday of Lent [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Adagio in g, from Sonata of Three Parts in g minor, No. 1, Z. 790 [YouTube], Henry Purcell (1659-95)

Mass Setting: Messa a quattro voci, Antonio Lotti (1667-1740) 

Introit: Thou knowest Lord [Berkeley: text/YouTube], Henry Purcell (1659-95) 

Motet: Super flumina Babylonis [text] [Neskovic: YouTube], Orlande de Lassus (1530/32-94) 

Postlude: Chaconne in F [Bleicher: YouTube], Henry Purcell

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

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

Prelude: Vater unser [YouTube], Johann Pachelbel, (1653-1706) 

Introit: Call to Remembrance [text][Redeemer:YouTube], Richard Farrant (1530-1580) 

Preces and Responses: Ian Crabbe (b. 1953) 

Psalm: 25 (Cooke) 

Magnificat: Short Service [Trinity: YouTube], Richard Farrant

Nunc dimittis:  Short Service [Trinity: YouTube], Richard Farrant 

Anthem: Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake [Berkeley: text/YouTube], Richard Farrant 

Postlude: Ciacona in f [Jacob: musicMe], Johann Pachelbel