December 7, 2014

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, John the Baptist Preaching, Cappella Colleoni, Bergamo, 1732-33

John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins [NRSV, Mark 1:4].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers
Second Sunday of Advent [Choir Notes]

Prelude: Creator of the stars at night [YouTube], Marcel Dupré (1996-1971)

Setting: Missa XVII Adventus et Quadragesimae  [YouTube], Plainsong

Introit: Advent Prose [listen & text], Plainsong, mode 1
Motet: Saviour eternal [text], Plainsong, mode 7, before 11th cent.
Postlude:  Rhapsody “Lo, he comes,” William Lloyd Webber (1914-82)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Creator alme siderum, [YouTube], Marcel Dupré (1996-1971)

Ordinaire : Missa XVII Adventus et Quadragesimae  [YouTube], Plain-chant

Introït : Rorate caeli, [écoutez/texte], Plain-chant, ton 1

Motet : Jerusalem surge [texte], Plain-chant, ton 2

Postlude : Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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

Prelude: Creator alme siderum [YouTube], Marcel Dupré (1996-1971)

Introit: Advent Prose [listen & text], Plainsong mode 1

Preces and Responses: Plainsong

Psalm: 85, Tone 7.7

Antiphon: O Emmanuel, our King and lawgiver, the desire of all the nations and their Saviour. Come and save us O Lord, our God, Plainsong

Magnificat: Plainsong. Tone 8  with Organ Versets [YouTube],  Jean Titelouze (1562/3 - 1633)

Nunc dimittis: Plainsong. Tone 1.4

Anthem: Saviour eternal [text], Plainsong, mode 7, before 11th cent.

Postlude: Conditor Alme Siderum [Lueker: YouTube], Jean Titelouze