March 8, 2015


El Greco, Christ driving the traders from the temple, Frick Collection, New York, c. 1600

Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables [NRSV, John 2:15].

Third Sunday of Lent  [Choir Notes]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Sehr langsam from Organ Sonata 1 [Hurford: musicMe], Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
Setting: Missa adventus et quadragesimae [Grootens:BNQ; BM] (info) [YouTube], Petr Eben (1929-2007)

Introit: A Lent Prose [text/listen], Plainsong, mode 5
Motet: Ad te levavi oculos meos / To Thee have I lifted up my eyes [St. Benedict's: text/listen], Plainsong mode 8
Postlude: Phantasie de Sonata No. 1 [de Vries: listen], Paul Hindemith

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Sehr langsam de Sonata 1 [Hurford : musicMe], Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Ordinaire : Missa adventus et quadragesimae [Grootens : BNQ ; BM] (info) [YouTube], Petr Eben (1929-2007)

Introït : Attende Domine [texte/écoutez], Plainsong,mode 5

Motet : Ad te levavi oculos meos / J’ai levé les yeux vers toi  [St. Benedict's : texte/écoutez], Plainsong mode 8

Postlude : Phantasie de Sonata No. 1 [de Vries : écoutez], Paul Hindemith

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: Ruhig bewegt from Organ Sonata 2 [Hurford: musicMe], Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Introit: A Lent Prose [text/listen], Plainsong, mode 5

Preces and Responses: Sydney Cambell (1909-74)

Psalm: 123, 124; Tones 2.1, 7.2

Canticles: Walsingham Service,  Randall Giles (1950-2010)

Anthem: Ad te levavi oculos meos / To Thee have I lifted up my eyes [St. Benedict's: text/listen], Plainsong mode 8

Postlude: Mässig schnell from Organ Sonata 1 [Hurford: musicMe], Paul Hindemith