October 17, 2010

Raffaello Sanzio, Study For St Paul Preaching In Athens

Proclaim the message; be persistent whether the time is favorable or unfavorable; convince, rebuke, and encourage, with the utmost patience in teaching. [NRSV, 2 Timothy 4:2].

Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

Click to go immediately to:

1) The
Music Programme Homepage

2) The Music Calendar for Choral Eucharist and Evensong

3) The Concert Calendar

Our annual fundraising concert will take place on Friday, November 5, at 7:30 pm. This year we are featuring the music of the famous Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, who celebrated his 75th birthday on September 11 last. The concert will include works for choir (with and without organ) and two organ solos. Do come along to support your music programme, and please tell your friends.

Basilica di San Marco, Venice

The Mass setting for Choral Eucharist this coming Sunday, October 24, is Andrea Gabrieli, Missa Brevis.

Click to go to a performance by the Voci del Tesoro, Diana Daliman Silva conducting.

Click to go to a performance of Andrea Gabrieli, Missa Pater Peccavi, His Majesty's Consort of Voices, His Majesty's Sagbutts & Cornetts, Timothy Roberts conducting.

William Byrd

The organ voluntaries at evensong this coming Sunday, October 17, are the work of William Byrd Click to go to the complete keyboard compositions of William Byrd by Davitt Moroney on YouTube.

Davitt Moroney

Both motets at evensong this coming Sunday, October 17, are the work of Alessandro Scarlatti.

Here are two versions of Alessandro Scarlatti, Stabat Mater

Rogier van der Weyden, Crucifixion, Philadelphia Museum of Art, c. 1460

Sandrine Piau, Jean-François Novelli, Il Seminario musicale, Gérard Lesne conducting. [listen]

Click to go to two versions of Alessandro Scarlatti, Salve Regina, both by Gérard Lesne and Il Seminario Musicale, one with Sandrine Piau, the second with Véronique Gens.

Leonardo da Vinci, Benois Madonna, Hermitage, Saint Petersburg

Unknown Netherlandish Master, The Healing of the Paralytic, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., c.1560-90