April 27, 2014

 Masolino da Panicale, Peter Preaching, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, 1426-27

But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them, "Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and listen to what I say [NRSV, Acts 2:14a]."

Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
The Second Sunday of Easter

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 2) The Music Calendar for Choral Eucharist, Eucharistie chantée and Evensong

Il Baciccio, The Women at the Tomb, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c.1685

The organ voluntaries this coming Sunday are all organ versions of the hymn, O filii et filiae.

O filii et filiae is an Easter hymn composed by Jean Tisserand, OFM 
(d. 1494).

Click to read about O fillii et filiae.

Click for the Latin text and Edward Caswell's English translation.

Chant by the Schola Regina, Philippe Nikolov conducting.  [YouTube]

Chant by La Schola Des Moines De L'abbaye De Liguge [musicMe]

Chant by Giovanni Vianini [YouTube]

Marc-Antoine Charpentier, O Filii et Filiae, performed by Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet conducting [YouTube]

Volckmar Leisring, O Filii Et Filiae, performed by the Colorado Choir [listen]

Valentino Miserachs Grau, O filii et filiae, performed by the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music Choir; Valentino Miserachs Grau, director; Cantus: Hi-Jung Jun, Eun-Young Cho; Altus: Eun Jeong, Miriam Cicchitti; Tenor: Rafael Martinez Ramirez, Pietro Bernardi; Bassus: Nikolay Bogacki, Thomas Djedje; Organ: Hye-Jung Son. [listen]

Jean-François Dandrieu (1682-1738), O filii et filiae, performed by Pierre Bardon at the Isnard organ of the Basilique Saint Maximin, la Sainte Baume  [YouTube]

Lynwood Farnam, Toccata on O filii et filiae by Michael J. Celularo on the 1933 Aeolian-Skinner organ of All Saints Episcopal Church, Worcester [YouTube]

Variations on O Filii et Filiae improvised by Frédéric Blanc on the 2000 Schudi-Dupont organ of Perkins Chapel, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, click here, then click on "Listen to the program," then hold button and slide to 59:56 (59 minutes and 56 seconds).

To listen to Alexandre GuilmantOffertoire, ‘O filii’, Op. 49, no. 2, performed by Robert Delcamp on the 1961; 2004 Casavant organ of All Saints’ Chapel, University of the South, Sewanee, TN, Click here, then click on "Listen to the program," then hold button and slide to 3:07 (3 minutes and 7 seconds).

To listen to Alexandre BoëlyOffertoire pour le Jour de Paques, Op. 38, no. 10, performed by Daniel Roth on the 1862 Cavaillé-Coll organ of Bayeux Cathedral,  click here, the click on "Listen to the program," then hold button and slide to 6:07 (Six minutes and 7 seconds).  The next piece follows immediately.

To listen to Jean Langlais, Fugue on O filii et Filiae, performed by Christoph Kuhlmann on the 1995 Weyland organ of Saint Andreas Church, Cologne, click here, then click on listen to the program, then hold button and slide to 11:50 (11 minutes and 50 seconds).

Performance of Jos van Amelsvoort, O filii et filiae, by Fred Vonk on the  Flentrop organ of Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk, Breda. [listen]


Charles Tournemire, L'orgue mystique: Easter Cycle, Op. 56: No. 18

Mass of Quasimodo (2nd Sunday of Easter):

Prelude for the Introit [YouTube]
Offertory  [YouTube]
Elevation [YouTube]
Communion [YouTube]
Toccata on a Choral [YouTube]

Click for the entire performance of L'Orgue mystique by Georges Delvallée.    

Click to go to Bach Cantatas for Online Listening.

Bach Cantatas for Quasimodogeniti Sunday (Second Sunday of Easter):

Duccio di Buoninsgna, Jesus Appears, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1308-11

Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats / On the evening of the same sabbath, Cantata 42, with performances by Gardiner, Harnoncourt,  Herreweghe and Leusink.

Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Halt im Gedächtnis Jesum Christ / Keep in memory Jesus Christ, Cantata 67, with performances by Gardiner, Leonhardt, Leusink, Richter and Suzuki