February 8, 2015

Rembrandt van Rijn, Isaac and Rebecca (detail), Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1666

Isaac took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her [NRSV, Genesis 24:67b].

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany [Choir Notes]

Prelude: Jesus, lover of my soul, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Setting: Missa L’Hora Passa [Baldelli: YouTube], Lodovico da Viadana (1560-1627)

Introit: Haec dies [texte], Lodovico Viadana
Motet: O sacrum convivium [text] [Poliphonica: YouTube], Lodovico da Viadana
Postlude:  Prelude and Fugue in b, Healey Willan

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Vater unser, BWV 636 [Koopman : YouTube ; Pilon : YouTube ; Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ordinaire : Messa a quattro voci, Giovanni Antonio Grossi (1615-84)

Introït : Haec dies [texte], Lodovico Viadana (1560-1627)

Motet : O sacrum convivium [texte] [Poliphonica : YouTube], Lodovico da Viadana

Postlude : Praeludium in C, BWV 567 [Sokol : YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Prelude: Fantasia in G, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Introit: Almighty and everlasting God [St. John's: text/YouTube], Orlando Gibbons

Preces and Responses: Marcus Sealy (b. 1947)

Psalm: 4 (Thomas Morley)

Magnificat: Short Service [Merbecke: YouTube], Orlando Gibbons

Nunc dimittis: Short Service [Merbecke: YouTube], Orlando Gibbons

Anthem: Let thy merciful ears, O Lord [text/listen], Thomas Mudd (1560-1632)

Postlude:  In nomine [midi], Orlando Gibbons