January 25, 2015

Bruce Denny, The Conversion of Saint Paul, Soho Square, London, 2010

When we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew* language, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me [Acts 26:14]?”

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers
Conversion of Saint Paul [Choir Notes]

Prelude: You call us, Lord, to be(Rhosymedre) [Olson: YouTube] Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Setting: Short Service, Adrian Batten (1590-1637)

Introit: Teach me Thy Way, O Lord [text] [Oratory Singers: YouTube], William Fox (d.1759)
Motet: Lord, I trust thee [Vox Amabilis: text/ YouTube]  George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Postlude:  Ouverture, la Réjouissance from Music for the Royal Firewooks [Niquet: YouTube], George Frideric Handel

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : O Gott, du frommer Gott, BWV 767 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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

Introït : Jerusalem surge [texte] [Choristes : YouTube], Heinrich Isaac(1450-1517)

Motet : Tu solus qui facis mirabilia [texte] [Hilliard : YouTube], Josquin des Prés (1450-1521)

Postlude : O Gott, du frommer Gott, BWV 767 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Prelude: Voluntary in G [Roberts: musicMe], Henry Purcell (1659-95)

Introit: I will thank thee, O Lord [text], Daniel Purcell (1664-1717)

Preces and Responses: [Trinity: Preces; Responses], Richard Ayleward (1626-69)

Psalm: 119, vv 33-38 (William Byrd)

Canticles: Short Service, Richard Ayleward

Anthem: Thy word is a lantern [text] [Cleveland: YouTube], Henry Purcell

Postlude:  Voluntary for a Double Organ [Leonhardt: musicMe], Henry Purcell