May 1, 2016

Fresco of Lydia and Paul, Church of St. Lydia, Philippi

A certain woman named Lydia, a worshipper of God, was listening to us; she was from the city of Thyatira and a dealer in purple cloth. The Lord opened her heart to listen eagerly to what was said by Paul [NRSV, Acts 16:14].

Sixth Sunday of Easter [Choir Notes]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Komm, Heiliger Geist from 79 Chorals for organ, op. 28, No. 47 [YouTube],  Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Setting: MissaCantate,” Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
Introit: Non vos relinquam orphanos [text / listen], William Byrd (15401623)

Motet: Pange Lingua [text] [Musicaficta: YouTube], Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Postlude: Festival Fanfare [Kane: YouTubeKenneth Leighton (1929-88)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale
Prélude : Liebster Jesu, BWV 633 [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ordinaire : Missa a cuatro voces [midi-file], Juan Matías de Rivera (17 s.)

Introït : Non vos relinquam orphanos,  [texte] [YouTube], plain-chant, ton 1

Motet : Jam Christus astra ascenderat [text/YouTube], Cristóbal de Morales (1500-53)

Postlude : Viens, Créateur, Dieu, BWV 631 [Koopman: YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  

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

Prelude: Verse in D, Anonymous English, 17th cent,
Introit: Non vos relinquam orphanos [text / listen], William Byrd (1540-1623)
Preces and Responses: Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Psalm: 97, Osborn Peasgood
Canticles: Fourth Service, Adrian Batten (1591-1637)
Anthem: So God loved the world [text] [St. John’s: YouTube], Orlando Gibbons

Postlude: Verse for the Corner Stop, Anonymous English, 17th cent