December 31, 2017

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

Hans Memling, Presentation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1463

When the time came for their purification
according to the law of Moses,
they brought him up to Jerusalem
to present him to the Lord
(NRSV, Luke 2:22).

The Naming of Jesus

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers Quartet

Prelude: Vom Himmel hoch
(From heaven on high), BWV 606 listen],
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)    
Setting: Missa O magnum mysterium [YouTube]

Introit: From heaven on high to earth I come
Motet: O magnum mysterium [text] [YouTube]
Tomás Luis de Victoria
Postlude: Von Himmel hoch [listen],
Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :  Vom Himmel hoch. LV 42, [YouTube],
Friedrich Wilhelm Zachau (1663-1712)   
Ordinaire :  Missa O magnum mysterium

Introït :  Je viens à vous du haut des cieux

Motet :  O magnum mysterium [texte] [YouTube],
Tomás Luis de Victoria

Postlude :  Vom Himmel hoch. LV 51,
verses 1 and 2, [YouTube],
Friedrich Wilhelm Zachau

No Evensong