March 5, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's

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William Blake, Christ ministered to by angels, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1816-20

Then the devil left him, and suddenly angels came and waited on him [NRSV, Matthew 4:11].

First Sunday of Lent
10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Prelude: Partita “Forty days and forty nights,” BWV 745 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)   
Setting: Mass for Five Voices [listen], William Byrd (1540-1623)

Introit: Adoramus te, Christe [text] [YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)  
Motet: Miserere mei, Deus [text] [YouTube], William Byrd
Postlude: Fantasia in c minor, BWV 562 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach   

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :  Praeludium b-moll, BWV 867 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Ordinaire :  Missa Caça [écoutez], Cristóbal de Morales (1500-53)

Introït : Adoramus te, Christe [texte] [YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

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

Postlude :  Fuga in b-moll, BWV 867 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Prelude: Sonatina (Cantata 106) [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Introit: If thou, O Lord, wilt be extreme [text], Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Responses: Plainsong

Psalm: 130, 131; Tone 4.6

Magnificat: Tone 2.2, fauxbourdons, Healey Willan

Nunc dimittis: Tone 3.4, fauxbourdons, Healey Willan

Anthem: O King all glorious [text] [listen], Healey Willan

Postlude: Largo, BWV 1043 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach