April 15-29


CHORAL EUCHARIST AND EVENSONG

April 15-29, 2007

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Luca Signorelli:  The Doubting Thomas, Basilica, Loreto

 Then Jesus said to Thomas, "Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe (John 20:27)."

 

April 15, 2007:  The Second Sunday of Easter   [Comments]

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers Octet

 

Prelude: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Her’, BWV 663  

Mass Setting:   Cristóbal de Morales (1500-53), Missa ut re me fa sol la

Introit:  John Tavener (1495-1545), Alleluia

Motet:  Cristóbal de Morales, Regina Caeli

Postlude: Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749), Caprice sur les grands jeux

 

               

4:00 pm Choral Evensong

 The Cathedral Singers Octet

 

Prelude:

Introit: Jacob Handl (1550-91), Haec Dies

Preces and Responses: Martin Neary (b. 1940)

Canticles: John Sanders (1933-2003), Lichfield Service

Anthem: Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654), Surrexit Christus Hodie

Postlude: J.S. Bach, Toccata in C, BWV 564

 

 

 

 

 

Konrad Witz:  The Miraculous Draught of Fish

Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva, 1443-44

 Jesus said to them, "Cast the net to the right side of the boat, and you will find some." So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in because there were so many fish (John 21:6).

 

April 22, 2007:  The Third Sunday of Easter    [Comments]

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Choir of Trebles and Adults

 

Prelude:  William Lloyd Webber (1914-82), Now the Green Blade Rises

Mass Setting: Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612),  Missa Secunda 

Introit:  French, arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958), Now the Green Blade Rises

Motet:  Gregor Aichinger (1564-1628), Regina Caeli

Postlude: William Lloyd Webber, Epilogue

 

               

4:00 pm Choral Evensong

 The Choir of Trebles and Adults

 

Prelude: William Lloyd Webber (1914-82), Now the Green Blade Rises

Introit: French, arr. Martin Shaw (1875-1958), Now the Green Blade Rises

Preces and Responses:  Harrison Oxley (b.1933)

Psalm 135: Randall

Canticles: Peter Aston (b.1938), Service in F

Anthem: William Harris (1883-1973), Most Glorious Lord of Life

Postlude: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), Prelude and Fugue in C

 

 

 

  

The Good Shepherd, Catacombs of Rome, 3rd century 

 

'My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand (NRSV, John 10:27-28).'

 

April 29, 2007:  The Fourth Sunday of Easter    [Comments]

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers

 

Prelude:  Louis Vierne (1870-1937), Andantino, First Suite (Pièces de fantaisie), op.51

Mass Setting: Thomas Tomkins(1572-1656), English Mass 

Introit:  Maurice Greene (1696-1755), The Lord is My Shepherd

Motet:  Tomkins, My Shepherd is the Living Lord

Postlude:  Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937), Finale, Symphony for Organ No. 2, op. 13, No. 2

 

 

               

4:00 pm Choral Evensong

 The Cathedral Singers

 

Prelude: Louis Vierne (1870-1937), Adagio, Symphony No.3 in F#-Minor, op. 28

Introit: Philip Ledger (b.1937), Loving Shepherd of Thy Sheep

Responses:  Paul Halley (b.1952)

Canticles: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), In B-flat

Anthem: Stanford, The Lord is My Shepherd

Postlude: Vierne, Final (Allegro), Symphony No.1 in D-Minor, op. 14