July2, 2017

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

Titian, Sacrifice of Isaac, Santa Maria della Salute, Venice, 1542-44

But the angel of the Lord called to him from heaven, and said, ‘Abraham, Abraham!’ And he said, ‘Here I am.’ He said, ‘Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me [NRSV, Genesis 22:11-12].’

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Intermezzo (Five Pieces) [BNQ; BM] (info), Healey Willan (1880-1968)   
Setting: Missa brevis No. 3, Healey Willan

Introit: Christ, whose glory fills the skies [text][YouTube], Keith Bissell (1912-92)   
Motet: Very bread, good shepherd, tend us [text] [YouTube], Healey Willan

Postlude: Pomp and Circumstance March 5 [YouTube], Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :  Toi qui viens nous sauver, BWV 599 [écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ordinaire :  Missa secunda [YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

Introït :  Cantate Domino [texte/écoutez], Hans Leo Hassler

Motet :  In te Domine speravi [texte][YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler

Postlude :  Toi qui viens nous sauver, BWV 699, [écoutez],  Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Prelude: Prière [listen], François Morel (b. 1926)

Introit: Hail, Gladdening Light [text], Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Preces and Responses: Patrick Wedd (b. 1948)

Psalm: 46, Patrick Wedd

Canticles: Service in f, Derek Holman (b. 1931)

Anthem: Before the ending of the day [text], Healey Willan (1880-1968)   

Postlude: Sonata Giojoso, Barrie Cabena (b. 1933)