December 2006 


Leonardo da Vinci:  The Annunciation

 

CALENDAR OF RELIGIOUS SERVICES

 

For the December 2006 Calendar of Concerts at the Cathedral Click Here.

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Pietro di Sano: Creator of the Stars of Night

 

December 3, 2006:  The First Sunday of Advent

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers

 

Prelude:

Mass Setting:  Wedd, Missa in Adventu

Introit:  Shepherd,  Never weather-beaten sail

Motet:  Locklair, Proclaim the Lord

Postlude:

 

4:00 pm Procession with Lessons and Carols

 The Cathedral Choirs 

                                                                                                                                                                                          

Locklair, Proclaim the Lord

Willan, O antiphons

Mawby, As the deer

Palestrina, Sicut cervus

Arr. Cashmore, Es ist ein Ros’

Archer, Creator of the stars of night

Lehman, Annunciation Carol

Palestrina, < xml="true" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" prefix="st1" namespace="">Alma redemptoris mater

Guerrero, Canite Tuba

Arr. Shaw, People, look east

Shepherd, Never weather-beaten sail

Willan, Lo, in the time appointed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Campin:  John the Baptist

 

December 10, 2006:  The Second Sunday of Advent

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers

 

Prelude:

Mass Setting:  Willan,  Missa Brevis 2 for Advent

Introit:  French 16th cent.,  Venez, divin Messie

Motet:  Palestrina, Fuit homo missus a Deo

Postlude:

           

           

4:00 pm Choral Evensong and Installation of Archdeacons and Canons

 The Cathedral Singers

 

Plainsong, Advent Prose

Plainsong, Responses

Lassus, Magnificat octavi toni

Willan, Nunc Dimittis fauxbourdons

Palestrina, Fuit homo misit a Deus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giovanni Gabrieli

 

December 17, 2006:  The Third Sunday of Advent

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

 The Choir of Trebles and Adults

Prelude:

Mass Setting:  Gabrieli, Missa Brevis

Introit:  Arr. Shaw, People, Look east

Motet:  Bullard, Glory to the Christ Child

Postlude:

 

4:00 pm  A Festival of Lessons and Carols

 The Choir of Trebles and Adults

           

Praetorius, I sing the birth

Arr. Lloyd, The Holly and the Ivy

Piae Cantiones, Gaudete

Arr. Routley, Christ was born on Christmas Day

Arr. Moore, Sing lullaby

Bullard, Glory to the Christ Child

 

 

 

 

  Sandro Botticelli:  The Mystic Nativity (detail)

 

December 24, 2006:  The Fourth Sunday of Advent / Christmas Eve 

 

10:00 am Choral Eucharist

The Plainsong Singers

 

Prelude:

Mass Setting:   Plainsong,  Missa XVII Adventus et Quadragesimae

Introit: Advent Prose

Motet: Alma redemptoris

Postlude: 

 

4:00 pm  A Festival of Lessons and Carols for Christmas

The Cathedral Singers

 

Anon. 15th cent., Verbum caro factum est

McCabe, A little child there is yborn

American 19th cent., The Midnight Cry

Trad. English, Sans Day Carol

Britten, A boy was born

Anon. 14th cent., Angelus ad Virginem

Bennett, There is no rose

Walker, In the bleak midwinter

Radcliffe, Jesus and Mary

Amner, O ye little flock

Palestrina, Dies sanctificatus

 

11:00 pm  Procession, Blessing of the Crib and Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers

 

Prelude:

Mass Setting:  Wedd, Missa Nativitatis

Introit:  Ebeling, All my heart this night rejoices

Motet: German, In dulci jubilo

Motet:  Handl, Resonet in laudibus

Postlude: 

 

 

Giotto di Bondone:  The Birth of Jesus

 

December 25, 2006:  Christmas Day

 

10:00 am  Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Trebles

 

Prelude: 

Mass Setting:  Lang, Carol Mass

Introit:  Trad. Polish, Infant holy, infant lowly

Motet:  Morris, Love came down at Christmas

Postlude:

 

 

G. Andrea Ansaldo:  The Flight into Egypt

 

December 31, 2006:  The First Sunday of Christmas

 

10:00 am  Choral Eucharist

The Cathedral Singers Quartet

 

Prelude:

Mass Setting:  Victoria, Missa O magnum mysterium

Introit:  Victoria, O magnum mysterium

Motet:  Trad. English,  The old year now away hath fled

Postlude: