June 19, 2016

Russian Orthodox Icon of St. Jacob, 18th century (Iconostasis) of Kizhi monastery,Russia

I will bring forth descendants from Jacob, and from Judah inheritors of my mountains; my chosen shall inherit it, and my servants shall settle there [NRSV, Isaiah 65:9].

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

Prelude: Lied to the Flowers [Gheller: YouTube], Flor Peeters (1903-96)
Setting: Service in the Phrygian Mode [Robinson: BNQ; BM] (info), Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Introit: Fair in face [text] [UBC: listen], HealeyWillan (1880-1968)
Motet: Sing, my soul [text] [TMC: YouTube], Ned Rorem (b.1923)
Postlude:  English Country Tune [YouTube], Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Elevazione, Francesco Feroci (1673-1750)

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

Introït : Christus factus est [texte] [Westminster Cathedral : YouTube], Felice Anerio (1560-1614)

Motet : Alma Redemptoris Mater [texte / Gardiner : musicMe],  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1525-94)

Postlude : Sonata in Mi Bemolle, Gaetano Valeri (1760-1822)

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

Prelude: Vox clama in deserta, Robert F. Jones (1947-2012)

Introit: O nata lux [Tallis: text/YouTube], Thomas Tallis (1505-85)

Preces and Responses: Plainsong

Psalm: 1,22; tones 1.1, 5.1

Magnificat: Primi toni, Francesco Soriano  (1549-1621)
Nunc dimittis: Quarti toni, Ivo de Vento (1544-75)
Anthem: Alleluia, I heard a voice [text],[Southwark: YouTube], Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)

Postlude: Tango in Rondeau, Robert. F. Jones