November 10, 2013

Robert Vonnoh, In Flanders Field - Where Soldiers Sleep and Poppies Grow, Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio, 1890

May we embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ [Opening Collect of the Day].

Rembrance Sunday / 25th Sunday after Pentecost [Choir Notes]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Aria, op. 51 [Metzler: YouTube], Flor Peeters (1903-86)

Setting: Missa Bell'Amfitrit'altera [Sixteen: BNQ; BM; CML] (info), Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

Introit: Justorum animae [Gardiner: Text/musicMe], Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

Motet: Selig sind die Toten [text] [Herreweghe: YouTube], Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672)
Postlude: Fantasia "O God our help" C.H.H. Parry (1848-1918)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Liebster Jesu, BWV 633 [Kibbie : listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ordinaire : Missa Inter VestibulumFrancisco Guerrero (1528-99)

Introït : Caro mea [texte], Francisco Guerrero

Motet : Ave Maria [texte] [Savall : YouTube], Francisco Guerrero 

Postlude : Vater unser, BWV 636 [Koopman : YouTube ; Pilon : YouTube ; Kibbie : listen], Johann Sebastian Bach

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
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Prelude: Prelude: Saraband and Interlude, Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
Holy is the true light [text] [Christ Church, Oxford: YouTube; Carwood: CML] (info); William Harris (1883-1973)

Preces and Responses: 
Herbert Sumsion

Psalm: 46 (Luther)
Magnificat: Service in G [Richford: YouTube], Herbert Sumsion

Nunc dimittis: Service in G [Rhoden Girls: YouTube], Herbert Sumsion

Anthem:  Lo, round the throne [text], Henry G. Ley (1887-1062) 

Postlude: Toccata on "University," Herbert Sumsion