October 27, 2013

William Blake, The River of Life, Tate Collection, London, 1805

To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life [NRSV, Rev. 21:6a]

23rd Sunday after Pentecost / All Saints' Day [Choir Notes]
10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Subtilité des corps glorieux from Les Corps glorieux [Trotter: listen], Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)
Setting: A Mass for All Saints, Peter Aston (b. 1938)

Introit: O quam gloriosum [text][Harmonia:YouTube], Jacob Vaet (1529-67)
Motet: O quam gloriosum [text] [Summerly: BNQ, BM] (info), Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Force et agilité des corps glorieux from Les Corps glorieux [Trotter: listen],Olivier Messiaen

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Meine Seele erhebet den Herren, BWV 648 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ordinaire :  Missa Secunda [Stairwell : YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

Introït : O quam gloriosum [texte] [Harmonia : YouTube], Jacob Vaet (1529-67)

Motet : O quam gloriosum [texte] [Summerly : BNQ, BM] (info),
Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Postlude : Präludium und Fuge in B-dur,  BWV 560 [Preston: musicMe], attrib. Johann Sebastian Bach

4:00 pm Evensong

It is our pleasure to welcome the Girls’ Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa, and their Director, James Calkin, who are providing music for today’s Evensong. They are assisted by Adrian Foster, Assistant Organist, and Alex Ross, Organ Scholar.
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: Plaint from Seven Sketches on Verses from the Psalms, Percy Whitlock (1903-46)
Introit: Let saints on earth in concert sing [text], Alan Ridout (1934-96)

Preces and Responses: Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Psalm: 148 (Stanford)
Canticles: Washington Service, David Hogan (1949-96)

Anthem: Give us the wings of faith  [Wokingham: text/YouTube], Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)

A Festival Toccata [YouTube], Malcolm Archer