October 15, 2017


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

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peasant_Wedding, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1568.jpg

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peasant Wedding, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1568

Then he said to his slaves, “The wedding is ready, but those invited were not worthy. 9Go therefore into the main streets, and invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet
[NRSV, Matt. 22:8-9].”

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Méditation [BNQ] (info), Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)     
Setting: Missa Lauda Sion [BNQ; BM] (info), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)   

Introit: Super flumina Babylonis [text] [YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Motet: Super flumina Babylonis [text/listen], Philippe de Monte
(1521-1603)

Postlude: Alleluia, Sing to Jesus, Healey Willan (1880-1968)  

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude : Kyrie eleison de La Messa della Madonna [YouTube], Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)  
Ordinaire :  Missa Lauda Sion [BNQ; BM] (info), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94)   

Introït :  Super flumina Babylonis [texte] [YouTube], Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Motet : Super flumina Babylonis [texte] [YouTube], Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

Postlude : Kyrie eleison, Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

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

Prelude: Toccata undecima [YouTube], Georg Muffat (1645-1704)

Introit: Aus derTiefe [text][YouTube], Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672)

Preces: John Holmes (d. 1629)  

Psalm: 130; George Garrett

Magnificat: Deutsches Magnificat / German Magnificat, SWV 426 [YouTube], Heinrich Schütz

Nunc dimittis: Lumen ad revelationem, Johann Walther (1496-1570)  

Anthem: Lobe den Herren [text] [YouTube], Heinrich Schutz

Postlude: Passacaglia in g [YouTube], Georg Muffat

October 8, 2017

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



James Tissot, The Cornerstone, Brooklyn Museum, 1886-94


The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone [NRSV, Matt. 21:42].”


The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Harvest Thanksgiving


10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers


Prelude:  Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Setting: Mass in D, Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)


Introit: Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657 [text] [YouTube], Johann Sebastian Bach
Motet: Thou visitest the earth [text], [YouTube] Maurice Greene (1696-1755)
Postlude: Paraphrase sur le Te Deum [YouTube], Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)    


12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale


Prelude :  Prelude et Allemande de Pastorale, BWV 590 [écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Ordinaire :  Missa quatuor vocum, Joan Cererols (1618-76)


Introït : Laudate nomen Domini [texte/YouTube], Christopher Tye (1505-73)


Motet :  Cibavit eos [texte] [YouTube], William Byrd (1543-1623)


Postlude :  Aria et Gigue de Pastorale, BWV 590 [écoutez], Johann Sebastian Bach


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


Prelude: Versets sur le Te Deum [listen], Livre d’orgue de Montréal (1724)


Introit: Hear my prayer, O Lord [text] [YouTube], Henry Purcell (1659-95)


Preces: Richard Ayleward (1626-69)


Psalm: 102, vv 1-13, 25-28, Wesley, Davy


Magnificat: Service in g [YouTube], Henry Purcell


Nunc dimittis: Service in g [YouTube], Henry Purcell


Anthem: My Prayer [text] [YouTube], Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Postlude: Te Deum [YouTube], Pēteris Vasks (b. 1946)

October 1, 2017

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




Christ in Majesty, Grimbald Gospels, British Library, London, 11th century

Dayspring from on high be near, Daystar in my heart appear [Charles Wesley]’

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Chorale [BNQ; BM] (info), Francis Jackson (b. 1917)   
Setting: Communion Service in G, Francis Jackson  

Introit: Christ, whose glory fills the skies [text] [YouTube], Keith Bissell (1912-92)  
Motet: Very bread, good shepherd, tend us [text][YouTube], Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Postlude: Toccata [BNQ; BM] (info), Francis Jackson  

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :  Kyrie eleison de la Messa della Domenica (Musica Fiori) [YouTube], Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)    
Ordinaire :  Missa XI Orbis Factor [YouTube], Plain-chant, 10e siècle

Introït : Deus in loco sancto suo [texte] [YouTube], Ton 5

Motet :  Petite et accipietis [texte][YouTube], Ton 1

Postlude : Kyrie eleison, Girolamo Frescobaldi

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

Prelude: Lord of all Hopefulness, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Introit: Hail, gladdening light [text], Healey Willan

Preces: Plainsong

Psalm: 27, Tone 5.3

Magnificat: Tone 2.2, fauxbourdons, Healey Willan

Nunc Dimittis: Tone 3, fauxbourdons, Healey Willan

Middle Voluntary: Aria, Healey Willan

Anthem: Before the ending of the day [text],Healey Willan

Postlude: Epilogue [BNQ; BM] (info), Healey Willan