May 25, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's





Theodore Baierl, The Ascension, private collection, c.1918

As they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight [NRSV, Acts 1:9].

The Ascension [Choir Notes]

12:15pm Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers Quartet

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

Introit: Jubilate Deo [text] [YouTube], , Hans Leo Hassler  
Motet: Ite in universum mundum [text] [YouTube], Hans Leo Hassler  

May 21, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's






Duccio di Buoninsegna, Jesus taking leave of his disciples, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1308-11


"In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me; because I live, you also will live[NRSV, John 14:19]."


The Sixth Sunday of Easter [Choir Notes]


10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers


Prelude: Sonata No. 3 in A Major: Andante Tranquillo [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Setting: Short Service, Adrian Batten (1590-1637)   


Introit: If ye love me [text/listen], Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)  
Motet: Holy Spirit, Lord of Grace [text], Christopher Tye (1505-73)
Postlude: Sonata no. 2 in C Minor: Allegro maestoso e vivace [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn   


12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale


Prélude :  Praeludium b-moll, BWV 867 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  
Ordinaire :  Missa en la,  Pompeo Cannicciari (1670-1744)


Introït :  Oculi omnium [texte/YouTube], Charles Wood (1866-1926)


Motet :  Jesu dulcis memoria [texte/écoutez], Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548–1611)


Postlude :  Fuga in b-moll, BWV 867 [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach


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


Prelude: Sonata no. 2 in C Minor: Grave, Adagio [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)


Introit: Non vos relinquam orphanos [text], Charles H. Giffen (b. 1940)  


Preces: Plainsong


Psalm: 24, tone 7.5


Magnificat: Tone 2.1, fauxbourdons, Carolus Andreas (17th cent.)


Nunc dimittis: Tone 8.1, fauxbourdons, Carolus Andreas


Anthem: Come, Holy Ghost [text/YouTube], Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

Postlude: Sonata no. 2 in C Minor: Fuga [MusicMe], Felix Mendelssohn

May 14, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's




Bernardo Daddi, Martyrdom of St. Stephen (detail), Santa Croce, Florence, 1524

While they were stoning Stephen, he prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit [NRSV, Acts 7:59]."

The Fifth Sunday of Easter
10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Vater unser [YouTube], Georg Böhm (1661-1733)
Setting: Missa Phrygia, Pompeo Cannicciari (1670-1744)

Introit: Sacerdotes Domini [text] [YouTube], William Byrd (1543-1623)   
Motet: Ave verum corpus [text] [YouTube], William Byrd
Postlude: Prelude in C [YouTube], Georg Böhm   

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :   Liebster Jesu, BWV 633 [écoutez],Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Ordinaire :  Missa Phrygia, Pompeo Cannicciari (1670-1744)

Introït :  Sacerdotes Domini [texte] [YouTube], William Byrd (1543-1623)

Motet :  Ave verum corpus [texte] [YouTube], William Byrd

Postlude :  Christ ist erstanden (Christ, le Ressuscité), BWV 627 [écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach  

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

Prelude: Voluntary in F, op. 7, no. 10 [YouTube], John Stanley (1712-86)

Introit: O Lord, the maker of all thing [text],Anonymous English, 16th cent.

Preces and Responses: [Preces; Responses], Richard Ayleward (1626-69)

Psalm: 47, William Boyce

Magnificat: Short Service, [YouTube], Richard Ayleward

Nunc Dimittis: Short Service, [YouTube], Richard Ayleward

Anthem: O Lord, the maker of all thing [text/YouTube], William Mundy (1530-91)

Postlude: Cornet Voluntary in G, op. 5, no. 3 [YouTube], John Stanley