August 31, 2014

James Tissot, Get Thee Behind Me, Satan; Brooklyn Museum, 1886-96

But Jesus turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; for you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things [NRSV, Matthew 16:23]."

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
August 31, 2014

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Both motets for Choral Eucharist this coming Sunday, as well as the Mass setting, are compositions of Hans Leo Hassler.  Scroll down to read about Hassler and listen to some of his music.

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Hans Leo Hassler  (c.1564 – 1612)

Han Leo Hassler in Wikipedia (read).     

Hassler in Bach-Cantatas (read).

Listen online to Hassler:

Missa secunda

Cantores Carmeli [YouTube]

Missa super Dixit Maria

Ensemble vocal européen, Philippe Herreweghe, conducting:  

Missa ecce quam bonum

Regensburger Domspatzen, Georg Ratzinger conducting [BNQ;BM] (info)

Ecce quam bonum [text]

Paragita Choir [YouTube]

Laudate Dominum [text]

Casole International Renaissance Polyphony School, Ghislaine Morgan conducting [YouTube]

Cantate Domino [text]

Click to go to 17 versions (playlist) of Hans Leo Hassler, Cantate Domino, on YouTube.

Verbum Caro Factum Est [text]

Dixit Maria [text]

King College Symphonic Choir (Bristol, Tennessee) (listen)

Click to go to 10 versions (playlist) of Hans Leo Hassler, Dixit Maria, on YouTube.

The organ music for Evensong this coming Sunday is the work of Gaspard Corrette and his son, Michel Corrette.

A playlist of 15 pieces by Gaspard Corrette [YouTube]

Six Organ Concerti by Michel Corrette performed by Patrice Brosse at the organ of Saint-Bertrand de Comminges [musicMe]

Concerts et concertos comiques by Michel Corrette performed by the Ensemble Stradivaria, Daniel Cuiller conducting. [musicMe]


Charles Tournemire, L'orgue mystique: Cycle after Pentecost, Op. 56: Nos. 38

Mass of the 12th Sunday after Pentecost

Prelude for the Introit [YouTube]
Offertory  [YouTube]
Elevation [YouTube]
Communion [YouTube]
Choral No. 3  [YouTube]

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


Click to go to Bach Cantatas for Online Listening.

Harold Copping, The Pharisee and the Publican

Bach Cantatas for the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity:

Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut / Lord Jesus Christ, you highest good, Cantata 113, with performances by Gardiner, Koopman, Leonhardt,  Leusink and Rilling.  

Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Siehe zu, dass deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei, See that your fear of God is not hypocrisy, Cantata 179, with performances by Gardiner,  Harnoncourt, Leusink, Richter and Rilling.

Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut / My heart swims in blood, Cantata 199,with performances by Gardiner, Haïm, Harnoncourt,  Koopman, Leusink, Rilling and Smith.