June 22 and 24, 2014

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Angel Assists Hagar, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice, 1732

[The angel] said to her, "What troubles you, Hagar? Do not be afraid; for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is. Come, lift up the boy and hold him fast with your hand, for I will make a great nation of him [Gen. 21:17b-18]."

Scroll down for the Feast of Saint John the Baptist.

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Intermezzo (Five Pieces) [Sadler: BNQ; BM] (info), Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Setting: Missa brevis XIII, Healy Willan

Introit: Almighty, God, which hast me brought [text] [Luley: YouTube], Thomas Ford (1580-1648)

Motet: Very bread, good shepherd, tend us [text] [Luley: YouTube], Healy Willan

Postlude: Epilogue [Wedd: BNQ; BM] (info), Healy Willan

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

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

Ordinaire : Missa Inter Vestibulum, Francisco Guerrero (1528-99)

Introït : Pater noster, Francisco Guerrero

Motet : Caro mea [texte], Francisco Guerrero

Postlude : Praeludium und Fuge in C-Dur, BWV 553 [Köbler : YouTube], attribués à Johann Sebastian Bach

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: Antienne, dans le mode phrygien ecclésiastique, No. 9 [Doeselaar: listen], Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

Introit: Laudate nomen Domini [St. Marien: text/YouTube], Christopher Tye (1505-73)                                  

Preces and Responses:  Harrison Oxley (1933-2009)

Psalm: 47 (William Boyce)

Canticles: Canticles in F, John Travers (1703-58)

Anthem: O Lord, we beseech thee [text], Joseph Pring (1776-1842)

Postlude: Toccata in b [Alain: YouTube], Eugène Gigout

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Jacopo Pontormo, Birth of John the Baptist, Uffizi Gallery, Florence, 1526

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist
12:15 pm Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Setting: Missa Sine Nomine [listen] Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Introit: Adoramus te, Christe [text] [Cantus : YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Motet: Fuit homo missus a Deo [text] [Sherwin: YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Postlude: Praeambulum in g, BWV 41 [YouTube], Heinrich Scheidemann (ca. 1595 – 1663)