July 9, 2017

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

Lytras Nikiforos, Carols, Private Collection, 1872

“We played the flute for you, and you did not dance;
  we wailed, and you did not mourn NRSV, Matt. 11:17.”

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Prelude: Galliarda in d [YouTube], Heinrich Scheidemann (ca. 1595 – 1663)  
Setting: Missa Brevis [YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introit: Beatus vir [text] [BNQ; BM] (info), Andrea Gabrieli   
Motet: Caro mea vere est cibus [text] [YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli
Postlude: Toccata in F, BuxWV 156 [YouTube],  Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)    

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :   Prelude: Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit / Kyrie, BWV 669 [Kibbie  :  écoutez] [Clavier-Übung III], Johann Sebastian Bach(1685-1750)
Ordinaire :  Missa Brevis [YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli (1510-86)

Introit :  Beatus vir [text] [BNQ ;  BM] (info), Andrea Gabrieli

Motet :  Caro mea vere est cibus [text] [YouTube], Andrea Gabrieli

Postlude :  Christe eleison, BWV 670 [écoutez] [Clavier-Übung III], Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Prelude: Prelude: Lento in C [Prelude to "They Walk Alone"] [listen], Benjamin Britten [1913-76]

Introit: Jesu, rex admirabilis [text] [YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)

Preces: Plainsong

Psalm: 42, tone 3.4

Magnificat: Primi toni, fauxbourdons, Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina

Nunc dimittis: Tertii toni, fauxbourdons, Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina

Anthem: Regina caeli [text] [YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina

Postlude: Prelude and fugue on a theme of Vittoria [sic][listen], Benjamin Britten