March 24, 2016

Duccio di Buoninsegna, Last Supper, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1308-11

When the Lord Jesus had given thanks, he broke the bread and said, "This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me [NRSV, 1 Corinthians 11:24]."

Maundy Thursday [Choir Notes]

12:15 pm Chrism Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers Quartet

Prelude: Liebster Jesu, BWV 730 [Kibbie: listen],Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Agnus Dei: Messa a quattro voci, Giovanni Paolo Cima (1570-1622)

Motet: O Sacrum convivium [text/YouTube], Giovanni Croce (1557-1607)

Postlude:  Fantasia in c, BWV 562 [Kibbie: listen], Johann Sebastian Bach

7:30 pm Choral Eucharist: Liturgy of the Lord's Supper
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: L'Institution de l’Eucharistie from Le Livre du Saint-Sacrement [Latry: musicMe],Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)  

Introit: A New Commandment [text][Ecclesium: YouTube], Richard Shephard (b. 1949)

Mass Setting: Edinburgh Mass [Owens: YouTube], Gabriel Jackson (b. 1962)

Washing of the Feet: Ubi caritas [Calmelet: text/listen], Maurice Duruflé (1902-86)

Motet: O Sacrum Convivium [text/listen], Gabriel Jackson