Duccio di Buoninsegna, The Harrowing of Hell,
Museo Metropolitana dell’Opera del Duomo, Siena, 1310-11
Jesus said to her, ‘Did I not tell you that if you believed,
you would see the glory of God [NRSV 11:40]?’
Christ Church Cathedral Choir Note
All Saints / All Souls
Click to go immediately to:
Juan Gris, Guitar and Clarinet, Kuntsmuseum, Basel, 1920
This coming Saturday, October 31, at 4:30pm, in Christ Church Cathedral, as a part of L’Oasis Musicale, Jonathan Stuchbery, a member of the Cathedral Singers, will join with Manon Champel in a hour of guitar and clarinet music. Admission free / Donations accepted.
Though rarely heard together, the clarinet and the guitar complement each other in beautiful and intimate ways. This program will showcase some of the interesting ways that these two instruments have come together.
Blue Third Pieces – Libby Larsen (b. 1950) 8 min
I. Deep Blue
II. Salt Peanuts
Fantasia no. 7 P 1a – John Dowland (1563-1626) 4 min
Prelude BWV 998 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750) 3.5 min
El Decameron Negro – Leo Brouwer (b. 1939) 4 min
I. El Arpa del Guerrero
Rhapsody for Clarinet – Willson Osborne (1906-1979) 5 min
Quand la Montagne S’Eveille – Lucien Battaglia (b. 1944) 3 min
Schweizer Serenade – Heinrich Neumann (1873-1939) 5 min
Humoresque and Dance – Andrew Zohn (b. 1970) 8 min
Two Klezmer Pieces – Traditional, arr. Stuchbery/Champel 5 min
The Christ Church Cathedral Choirs annual fundraising concert this year on Friday, November 6, 2015 features:
Splendeurs de la tradition anglaise : A pilgrimage through five centuries of English choral music
An evening of choral music that will take you on a journey from the Middle Ages to the present-day.
Christ Church Cathedral Singers, dir. Patrick Wedd; with guest organists Adrian Foster and Robert Hamilton.
Friday, November 6th, at 7:30 p.m.
Christ Church Cathedral
635 St. Catherine Street West (between Robert-Bourassa and Union) (McGill Metro)
$35 adult; $25 seniors; $15 students; includes post-concert wine and cheese reception.
Information: (514) 843-6577, local 236
Tickets are available at the door and at the following locations:
The Word, 469 Milton Street
The Cathedral Office, 1444 Union Avenue
Medieval: Perspice Christicola
Thomas Tallis (1505-85), Lamentations of Jeremiah
William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Mass for Five Voices
Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623), When David Heard
Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656), When David Heard
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), O Clap your Hands
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), O taste and see
Anglican Chant, Psalm 23
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), The 23rd Psalm
Herbert Howells (1892-1983), Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis “Collegium Regale”
John Tavener (1944-2013), The Lord’s Prayer
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959), Ecce beatam Lucem
Jonathan Dove, Run shepherds, run
By way of preparation listen online:
William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Mass for Five Voices performed by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Philip Ledger conducting [musicMe]
Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623), When David Heard, performed by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury conducting [text] [musicMe]
Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656), When David Heard, When David Heard, performed by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury conducting [text] [musicMe]
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), O taste and see, performed by the The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter conducting [text/YouTube]
Easter Hymn, performed by The Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra with the Pacific Chorale Honor Choir, Robert Istad conducting [text] [YouTube]
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), The 23rd Psalm performed by the Magdalen College Choir, Oxford, John Harper conducting [text] [YouTube]
Herbert Howells (1892-1983), Magnificat “Collegium Regale.” Performed by the Men and Boys of the Grace Cathedral Choir, San Francisco, Benjamin Bachmann conducting [YouTube] and Nunc Dimittis “Collegium Regale” [YouTube]
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959), Ecce beatam Lucem, performed by the Choir of New College, Oxford, Edward Higginbottom conducting [text] [New College: BNQ; BM] (info)
McGill University 12:30 Noon-Hour Organ Recital Series
The Wolff organ of Redpath Hall - Admission Free
October 30, 2015 -Mária Budaçova
Charles Tournemire, L'orgue mystique: Cycle after Pentecost, op. 57, nos. 48, 51
Performance by Georges Delvallée on the 3-manual 1888 Puget organ of Nôtre Dame de la Dalbade, Toulouse
Mass of the Feast of All Saints:
Prelude for the Introit [YouTube]
Mass of the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude for the Introit [YouTube]
Fantasy on the Te Deum [YouTube]
Click to go to Bach Cantatas for Online Listening.
Follower of Rembrandt, The Unmerciful Servant, Wallace Collection, London, c.1660
Bach Cantatas for the 22nd Sunday after Trinity:
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknech / I, wretched man; I, slave of sin; Cantata 55, with performances by Leonhardt, Leusink, Linde, Richter, and Jeffrey Thomas.
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Was soll ich aus dir machen, Ephraim? / What am I to make of you, Ephraim?, Cantata 89, with performances by Leonhardt, Leusink and Suzuki.
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit / Make yourself ready, my spirit, Cantata 115,with performances by Coin, Harnoncourt, Leusink, Richter and Rilling.