Auguste Joseph Truphème (1836-1898): The Choir Lesson
Giuseppe Angeli: Elijah Taken Up in a Chariot of Fire, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1740-55
As Elijah and Elisha continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire and horses of fire separated the two of them, and Elijah ascended in a whirlwind into heaven (NRSV, 2 Kings 2:13).
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July 1, 2007: The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]
(In observance of Canada Day all of the choral and organ music for the Eucharist and evensong is the work of Canadian composers.)
Prelude: Barrie Cabena (b.1933), Meditation
Introit: Keith Bissell (1912-1992), Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies [BNQ]
Motet: Ruth Watson Henderson (b.1932), Pater Noster [BNQ]
Prelude: Raymond Daveluy (b.1926), Largo from Sonata 2 [BNQ]
Magnificat: Tone VII.6 - Patrick Wedd (b.1948), fauxbourdons [BNQ]
Anthem: Healey Willan (1880-1968), O King, All Glorious [BNQ]
Illustrator of Speculum humanae salvationis, Cologne: Naaman Dips Himself Seven Times in the Jordan and is Cured, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, c.1450
So Naaman went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; his flesh was restored like the flesh of a young boy, and he was clean (NRSV, 2 Kings 5:14).
July 8, 2007: The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]
Christ Church Cathedral celebrates the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
The Cathedral Singers with the Brian Barlow [jazz] Quartet
Mass Setting: William Byrd (1540-1623), Mass for Four Voices
(with a jazz interpretation) [BNQ]
Motet: Duke Ellington (1899-1974), Come Sunday [BNQ]
Postlude: William Holcom (b. 1938), What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Prelude: Jean Langlais (1907-1991), Mélodie from Triptyque [BNQ]
Introit: Louis Bourgeois (1510-1561), O, Gladsome Light
Preces and Responses: Andrew Millington (b. 1952)
Psalm 20: Peter Aston (b.1938)
Anthem: William Harris (1883-1973), Come Down, O Love Divine
Vincent Van Gogh: The Good Samaritan after Delacroix, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Netherlands 1890
The Samaritan went to him and bandaged his wounds, having poured oil and wine on them. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him (NRSV, Luke 10:34).
July 15, 2007: The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]
Music for choral Eucharist and evensong will be provided by the choir of Downing College, University of Cambridge, under the direction of Benjamin Davis, Senior Organ Scholar. Mark Browne is the Junior Organ Scholar.
The Choir of Downing College, Cambridge
Prelude: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Fugue in F, BWV 540 [BNQ]
Mass Setting: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Missa Brevis
in D Major, KV 194 [BNQ] Introit: Mozart, Kyrie from the Missa Brevis
The Choir of Downing College, Cambridge
Prelude: Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47), Allegro Serioso from Sonata #1 in f [BNQ]
Introit: Henry Balfour Gardiner (1877-1950), Evening Hymn (Te Lucis Ante
Responses: Philip Radcliffe (1905-1986)
Canticles: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), Service in A [BNQ]
But the Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her (NRSV, Luke 10:41-42).’
July 22, 2007: The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost [Comments]
Prelude: Jean Langlais (1907-91), Mélodie from Triptyque [BNQ]
Mass Setting: Robert Fleming (1921-76), Mass of St. Thomas [BNQ]
Motet: Giovanni Croce (1557-1607), O Sacrum Convivium [BNQ]
Prelude: Jean Langlais (1907-91), Trio from Triptyque [BNQ]
Introit: Adrian Batten (1691-1737), O Praise the Lord
Preces and Responses: Richard Ayleward (1626-69)
Canticles: Thomas Morley (1557-1603), Short Service [BNQ]
SS. Sergius and Bacchus, Monastery of St. Catherine, Mt. Sinai, 13th century
Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell together (ESV, Psalm 133:1)! Frequent prayer of SS. Sergius and Bacchus from their Passion.
The Revd Canon Joyce Sanchez, chaplain of Integrity Montreal, will preside and the Right Revd Barry Clarke, bishop of Montreal, will preach.