April 25, 2010

Illustrator of the Bamberg Apocalypse, Reichenau, The Lamb on Mount Zion, Staats Bibliotheek, Bamberg, 1000-20

For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of the water of life, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes [NRSV, Revelation 7:17].

Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
Fourth Sunday of Easter

Click to go immediately to:

1) The
Music Programme Homepage

2) The Music Calendar for Choral Eucharist and Evensong

3) The Concert Calendar

The organ voluntaries, the introit and the canticles for evensong this coming Sunday, the Fourth of Easter, are by Charles Villiers Stanford. Click to go to all of Stanford's canticles for evensong performed by the Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill conducting.

Winchester Cathedral Choir, Sarah Baldock conducting

The spring concert of Musica Orbium, Patrick Wedd directing, Sunday, April 25, 7:30 pm, at Christ Church Cathedral, celebrates the Earth. Click for information about the programme and tickets, as well as about the composers and free online performances.

2010 is the 850th anniversary of the birth of Perotin (1160-1205).

Click to read about Perotin and listen to versions of his Beata Viscera by The Hilliard Ensemble and Rebecca Hickey of the Tonus Peregrinus.

Norman Psalter, Mary and Child, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, c. 1180

Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata 4, performance by Boy Soprano: (No Name); Alto:Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond; Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) /Concentus Musicus Wien; Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting.

Giovanni Bellini, Resurrection of Christ, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, 1475-79