April 9, 2017

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

Duccio di Buoninsegna, Entry into Jerusalem, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1308-11

The crowds that went ahead of him and that followed were shouting, "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven [NRSV, Matthew 21:9]!"

Palm Sunday
10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Anthem: Hosianna dem Sohne Davids [text] [YouTube], Bartholomäus Gesius (1560-1613)
Setting: Missa passionis Christi, Arthur Wills (b. 1926)
Motet: Drop, drop slow tears [text/listen], Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Herzlich tut [Kibbie : écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ordinaire : Missa XVII Adventus et Quadragesimae  [YouTube], Plain-chant
Antienne : Hosianna dem Sohne Davids [texte] [YouTube], Bartholomäus Gesius (1560-1613)

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

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

Prelude: Ode [listen], Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

Introit: Drop, drop slow tears [text/listen], Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Preces and Responses:  Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)

Psalm: 118, vv. 1-13, 22-29; Garrett Elvey

Magnificat in A [YouTube], Herbert Sumsion

Nunc dimittis in A [YouTube], Herbert Sumsion

Anthem: Solus ad victimam [text/YouTube], Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

Postlude: Jésus accepte la souffrance (Jesus accepts suffering) from La Nativité du Seigneur [listen],Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)