When the sun had gone down and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.[NRSV, Genesis 15:17].
Relive the Christ Church Cathedral Choirs concert that celebrated the 150th anniversary of the cathedral: music composed by cathedral musicians and music composed for the cathedral. Click for more information and learn how to purchase your own CD of the Banquet céleste. Your contribution supports music at the cathedral.
The introit for evensong this coming Sunday, February 28, is the Lent Prose (Attende, Domine), a tenth-century masterpiece of the Mozarabic liturgy. Click to go to numerous chanted versions in Latin and English, as well as a modern version composed by Pierre Villette.
Anthony Van Dyck, A Penitent St. Peter, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, 1618-20
2010 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Robert Schumann, 6 Fugues on B.A.C.H., Op.60, performed by Günther Fischinger on the Witte organ of the Buurkerk, Utrecht. [listen]
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Tilge, Höchster, Meine Sünden / Blot out, O God, my sins [Miserere], BWV1083; Parody of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Stabat Mater; performance by Benita Valente, soprano; Judith Malafronte, alto; the American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas conducting.
Click to go to Francis Poulenc, Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, for chorus, FP 97, performance by The Sixteen, Harry Christophers conducting.
Click to go to a performance of Josquin des Préz, Stabat Mater dolorosa, by the Capilla Flamenca.
Master of the Bruges Passion Scenes, Calvary, Groeninge Museum, Bruges, c. 1500