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March 2008

Jan van Eych, The Ghent Altarpiece (detail), Cathedral of St. Bavo, 1432

 

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL

MONTREAL, QUEBEC

CHORAL EUCHARIST AND EVENSONG

March 2008

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Duccio di Buoninsegna, Healing of the Blind Man, National Gallery, London, 1308-11

Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment so that those who do not see may see, and those who do see may become blind." (NRSV, John 9:39).

 

 

March 2, 2008: The Fourth Sunday of Lent  [Comments]

 

 (Clicking on the Sunday or feast day will bring up the appropriate liturgical readings.  The Vanderbilt Lectionary sometimes lists two readings from the Hebrew scriptures.  Christ Church Cathedral always uses the first Hebrew reading with its appropriate psalm. For an explanation of [Comments], [BNQ] and [CML] and where they lead click here.)

 

 

10:00 pm Choral Eucharist

The  Choir of Trebles and Adults                                                                                     

 

Prelude:  Trio Sonata No. 1 in E Flat (adagio in c), BWV 525, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  [BNQ]  

 

Mass Setting:  Missa Brevis No. 2, for Lent, Healey Willan (1880-1968) [BNQ]  

 

Introit: Thou knowest, Lord (text) (listen), Henry Purcell  (1659-95)  [BNQ] 

 

Motet:  Lord, we beseech thee (text), Adrian Batten (1591-1637)                          

 

PostludeTrio Sonata No. 1 in E Flat (allegro moderato), BWV 525, Johann Sebastian Bach   

 

 

4:00 pm Choral Evensong

The Choir of Trebles and Adults                                                                               

 

Prelude:  Trio Sonata No. 1 in E Flat (adagio in c), BWV 525, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  [BNQ]

            
Introit:  Drop, drop slow tears (text) (listen: King's College Cambridge), Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)[BNQ]         

 

Preces and Responses:  Harrison Oxley (b.1933)  

 

Psalm 137:  (Rhodes)                     

 

Canticles:  Service in E flat, Charles Wood (1866-1926)                       

 

Anthem:  Let my complaint (text), Adrian Batten (1591-1637)                                          

 

Postlude:  Trio Sonata No. 1 in E flat (allegro), BWV 525, Johann Sebastian Bach

 

 

Juan De Flandres, The Raising of Lazarus, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1514

Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him. (NRSV, John 11:45). 

 

  

March 9, 2008: The Fifth Sunday of Lent  [Comments] 

 

10:00 pm Choral Eucharist

The  Cathedral Singers                                                                                     

 

Prelude:  Trio Sonata No. 4 in e (andante), BWV 528, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  [BNQ]

 

Mass Setting:  Missa Sancti Patricii, Charles Wood  (1866-1926)

 

Introit: Jesus is the Brightest Light (text) (MIDI), Johann Freylinghausen (1670-1739)

 

Motet:  Prevent us, O Lord (text), Herbert Brewer (1865-1928)                         

 

PostludeTrio Sonata No. 4 in e (un poco allegro), BWV 528, Johann Sebastian Bach   

 

 

4:00 pm Choral Evensong

The Cathedral Singers                                                                               

 

Prelude:  Trio Sonata No. 2 in c (largo), BWV 526, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  [BNQ] 

            
Introit:  Thou are the way (text), Christopher Steel (1938-91)    

 

Preces and Responses:  James Wallace (b. 1959)  

 

Psalm 137:  (Garrett, Willcocks)                     

 

Canticles:  Service in C, C. Hylton Stewart (1884-1932)                        

 

Anthem:  They are happy (text), John Joubert (b.1927)                            

 

Postlude:  Trio Sonata No. 2 in c (allegro), BWV 526, Johann Sebastian Bach

 

Pietro Lorenzetti, Entry of Christ into Jerusalem, Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi, c.1320

 

The crowds that went ahead of him and that followed were shouting,
‘Hosanna to the Son of David!
   Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!
Hosanna in the highest heaven!’

(NRSV, Matthew 21:9
). 

 

  

March 16, 2008: Passion (Palm) Sunday  [Comments] 

 

10:00 pm Choral Eucharist

The  Cathedral Singers                                                                                     

 

Mass Setting:  Mass of St. Thomas, Robert Fleming (1921-1976)  [BNQ]  

 

Gradual: Ride On, Grayston "Bill" Ives (b.1948)  [BNQ]     

 

Motet:  O vos omnes, Giovanni Croce (1557-1609)  [BNQ]                         

 

Postlude   

 

 

4:00 pm Choral Evensong

The Cathedral Singers                                                                               

 

Prelude:  

            
Introit:  Vexilla Regis, Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548 –1611) [BNQ]    

 

Preces and Responses:  Plainsong 

 

Psalm:                     

 

Canticles:  Magnificat octavi toni, Felice Anerio (1560-1594)                       

 

Anthem:  Solus ad victimam, Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)                

 

Postlude: