But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent, and come out of him [NRSV, Mark 1:25]!"
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
January 29, 2012
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Luca della Robbia, Cantoria (detail), Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, 1431-38
The Introit for Choral Eucharist for this coming Sunday is Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni (1657-1743), Cantate Domino.
Cantate Domino canticum novum; laus eius in ecclesia sanctorum. Laetetur Israel in eo qui fecit eum; et filii Sion exultent in rege suo.
Sing to the Lord a new song; sing his praise in the congregation of the faithful. Let Israel rejoice in his maker; let the children of Zion be joyful in their king. (Psalm 149:1,2)
Guiseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Cantate Domino, performed by the Camerata a-cappella Augsburg [YouTube]
Claudio Monteverdi, Cantate Domino, performed by the Westminster Cathedral Choir, Stephen Cleobury conducting. [musicMe]
Arvo Pärt , Cantate Domino, performed by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste conducting. [musicMe]
Giacomo Moro da Viadana, Cantate Domino, performed by Nova Ars Cantandi, Giovanni Acciai conducting [musicMe]
László Halmos, Cantate Domino, performed by Die Regensburger Domspatzen [musicMe]
Giovanni Croce, Cantate Domino, performed by Musica Sacra, Chris Paraskevopoulos conducting [YouTube]
For the second Sunday the organ voluntaries for evensong are both by Percy Whitlock, again from his Plymouth suite.
The complete Plymouth Suite performed by Donald Hunt, retired director of music of Worchester Cathedral, at the Hill organ of Worchester Cathedral, is available for free online listening by the Naxos Music Library. Check with your librarian. Cardholders of La Bibliothèque de Montréal, ready to open their account online, click here: [BM]; cardholders of La Bibliothèque nationale du Québec click here: [BNQ].
Bach Cantatas for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Giorgio de Chirico, Christ and the Storm (detail), Vatican Museum, 1914
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit / If God were not with us at this time,
Cantata 14, with performances by Gardiner, Koopman, Leonhardt and Leusink.
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen? / Jesus sleeps, what should be my hope?, Cantata 81, with performances by Gardiner, Harnoncourt and Leusink.