Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Francisco Guerrero (1528-99)
The Mass setting and both motets for this coming Sunday are the work of Francisco Guerrero.
Sanctíssima María [text]
L’Escolania del Escorial, Javier M. Carmena conducting [YouTube] (Followed by Pan Divino at 2:03)
Pan divino [text]
Música Ficta - Ensemble Fontegara, Raúl Mallavibarrena conducting [YouTube].
L’Escolania del Escorial, Javier M. Carmena conducting [YouTube] (Begins at 2:03 after Sanctissima Maria)
Agrupaciones Corales "Provincia de Valladolid" [listen]
Missa Surge Propera
Missa de la Batalla Escoutez
Ave Maria [text]
Hesperion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Jordi Savall conducting [YouTube]
Ave Virgo Sanctissima [text]
An interesting feature with this great motet: The 2 soprano parts are in strict canon throughout, the second exactly echoing the first at four bars distance.
The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter conducting. [YouTube]
The Seasons of Angels, Anne Taylor [Grooveshark]
The Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill conducting [YouTube]
Duo seraphim [text]
La Capella Reial de Catalunya - Hespérion XX - Jordi Savall conducting. [YouTube]
O Domine Jesu Christe [text],
Musica Sonora, Joel Schwindt conducting [YouTube]
Brisbane Chamber Choir, Graeme Morton conducting [YouTube]
In exitu Israel [text]The Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O’Donnell conducting [YouTube]
Transfiguration, attr. Theophanes the Greek, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, 15th cent.
Ivo de Vento, Christe qui lux es et dies, is the anthem for evensong this coming Sunday.
Click to go to the Latin text with alternating English verses from the Copeland translation
Click to go to an extensive discussion of the hymn by “A Clerk of Oxford,” with the Copeland version chanted in English.
Click to go to brief remarks on the William Byrd version for 5 voices with a performance by The Cardinall’s Music, Andrew Carwood conducting.
William Byrd version performed by Stile Antico [YouTube]
Robert White version I, performed by Gallicantus [YouTube]
Robert White version, performed by the Westminster Abbey Choir [Grooveshark]
Gregorian chant version performed by the Choir of the Dominican Friars of the Province of France [musicMe]
John Redford version for organ, performed by Lorenzo Ghielmi [Grooveshark]
Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck version for organ, virtual performance Renaissance Organ (ca. 1587) in gothic church in Smecno, Czech Republic [listen]
Click for additional information.
, L'orgue mystique: Cycle after Pentecost, Op. 56, No. 44.
Click to go to Bach Cantatas for Online Listening.
Giovanni Battista Naldini, Raising of the Son of the Widow of Naim, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 1570-80
Bach Cantatas for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity:
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben? Dearest God, when shall I die? Cantata 8, with performances by Gardiner, Herreweghe, Leonhardt, Leusink, Rifkin, .
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Wer weiß, wie nahe mirmein Ende? / Who knows how near my end is to me? Cantata 27, with performances by Gardiner, Harnoncourt, Koopman, Kuijken, Leusink, and Richter.
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Christus, der ist mein Leben / Christ is my life, Cantata 95, with performances by Gardiner, Harnoncourt, Leusink and Suzuki.
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Komm, du süße Todesstunde / Come, sweet hour of death, Cantata 161, with performances by Gardiner, Harnoncourt, Koopman, Leusink, Linde, Sándor, Schröder and Thomas.