February 22, 2015

Duccio di Buoninsegna, The Temptation of Christ, 
Frick Collection, New York, 1308-11

He was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him [NRSV, Mark 1:13].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers
First Sunday of Lent [Choir Notes]

Prelude: Partita “Forty days and forty nights,” BWV 745 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  
Setting: Missa brevis No. 5 [Bell: YouTube], Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Introit: O nata lux [Tallis: text/YouTube], Thomas Tallis (1505-85)
Motet: Miserere mei, Deus [text] [Worcester: YouTube], William Byrd (1539/40-1623)
Postlude:  Fantasia in c, BWV 562 [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 690 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  

Ordinaire : Missa Aeterna Christi munera [London : musicMe], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Introït : Adoramus te, Christe [texte] [Cantus :YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Motet : Sicut Cervus [texte/écoutez], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Postlude : Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 691 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastien Bach

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

Prelude: Miserere 1 [MB 66] and 2 [MB 67] [MB 67: MusicMe] [midi MB 66,67:listen], William Byrd (1539/40-1623)

Introit: Hear my prayer, O Lord [text] [Clare: YouTube], Henry Purcell (1659-95)

Preces and Responses: John Holmes (1580-1629)

Psalm: 26, William Smith (1603-45)

Magnificat: Second Service [Magdalen: YouTube], William Byrd

Nunc dimittis: Second Service [Magdalen: YouTube], William Byrd

Anthem: In jejunio et fletu [Hilliard/Taverner: YouTube], Thomas Tallis

Postlude:  Lesson "Two parts in one" [Taylor: BNQ; BM] (info),  Thomas Tallis