March 19, 2017

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


Musica Orbium: Birds and Bees, concert April 2, 2017

Preparation: Lyrics and performances by a variety of artists

Giotto di Bondone, Christ in the Temple, Arena Chapel, Padua, 1304-06

After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions [NRSV, Luke 2:49].

Third Sunday of Lent

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Vater unser, BWV 636 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Setting: Missa Sancti Philippi et Jacobi, Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Introit: Joseph lieber Joseph mein [text] [YouTube], Johann Walther (1496-1570)  
Motet: Cherry tree carol [text]  [YouTube],English, arr. David Willcocks (b. 1919)
Postlude: Fantasia in g minor, BWV 541 [YouTube],  Johann Sebastian Bach    

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :  Praeludium in fis-moll, BWV 859 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Ordinaire :  Missa sine nomine, Lodovico Viadana, (1560-1627)

Introït : Euge caeli [texte] [YouTube], Thomas Tallis (1505-85)

Motet : O magnum mysterium [texte] [YouTube], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Postlude :  Fuga in fis-moll, BWV 859 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Prelude:  Sinfonia from Cantata 156 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Introit: Super fulmina Babylonis [text/listen], Philippe de Monte (1521-1603)

Responses: William Byrd (1540-1623)  

Psalm: 137, George Garrett

Canticles: Five voices, William Byrd

Anthem: Quomodo Cantabimus [text] [YouTube], William Byrd

Postlude: Passion Chorale: Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach