Raising the son of the widow of Nain, German Hitda Codex, c. 1020
And he said, ‘Young man, I say to you, rise [NRSV, Luke 7:14b]!’
Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
3rd Sunday after Pentecost
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The music of Thomas Tomkins is featured at evensong this coming Sunday.
St. Mary's Gate, Worcester, (later known as Edgar Tower)
Through which Tomkins would have walked on his frequent trips to London
Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
Click to read about Thomas Tomkins in Wikipedia.
Thomas Tomkins, See, see, the shepherd's queen [text], performed by The Virtual Wylbye Consort (single Japanese male voice). [Listen]
Michiel van der Borch, Death of Absalom, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, 1332
Click to read about and listen to several versions of Thomas Tomkins, When David heard.
Thomas Tomkins, Funeral Sentences by the Oxford Camerata; Laurence Cummings, organ; Jeremy Summerly conducting. [YouTube]
Thomas Tomkins, Magnificat from The Fifth Service by theOxford Camerata; Laurence Cummings, organ; Jeremy Summerly conducting. [YouTube]
Too much I once lamented, While love my heart tormented, Fa la la ... Alas and Ay me sat I wringing; Now chanting go, and singing. Fa la la ...
Performance by Anna Molnár and Viktor Magyaróvári [YouTube]
Good Shepherd, Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome, 2nd-3rd century
Thomas Tomkins, My shepherd is the living Lord [text], by the Worcester Cathedral choir; Raymond Johnston,organist; Donald Hunt conducting. [YouTube]
Thomas Tomkins, A Fancy for Two to Play. [YouTube]
Thomas Tomkins, Sad Pavan for These Distracted Times,by Kevin Gray. [YouTube]
Click to go to works by Thomas Tomkins performed byRostislaw Wygranienko: A Sad Pavan for these Distracted Times; The Hunting Galliard; Voluntary in C (Ferrara);Voluntary in C (Breitenburg).
Works of Thomas Tomkins performed by the Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips conducting:
Third or "Great" Service:
Thomas Tomkins, Songs, performed by the Budapest Tomkins Vocal Ensemble; Janos Dobra conducting [NML] (info)
The fauns and satyrs tripping
Phyllis, now cease to move me
Phyllis, yet see him dying
Come, shepherds, sing with me
To the shady woods
See, see the sheperd's Queen
O let me live for true love
O let me die for true love
Oyez! Has any found a lad?
Weep no more, thou sorry Boy
Yet again, as soon revived
Was ever wretch tormented?
It is my well-beloved's voice
Cloris, when as I woo
Too much I once lamented
Woe is me
Turn unto the ord
When David heard
Adieu, ye city-prisoning towers
Fusca, in thy starry eyes
When I observe
Oft did I marie
Tomkins: Third Service, Anthems and Voluntaries performed by the Choir of New College, Oxford; David Burchell organ; Edward Higginbottom conducting [CML] (info)
Third Service "Great": Te Deum
Third Service "Great": Jubilate
Third Service "Great": Magnificat
Voluntary for Keyboard in G major
Third Service "Great": Nunc dimittis
Voluntary for Keyboard in C major
Know you not
Voluntary for Keyboard in A minor
O Lord, let me know mine end
O that the salvation were given
Charles Tournemire, L'orgue mystique: Cycle after Pentecost, Op. 56: Nos. 28
Performance on the 3-manual 1888 Cavaillé-Coll organ of the Basilica of Saint-Sernin, Toulouse
Mass of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Prelude for the Introit [YouTube]
Prelude and Fresco [YouTube]
Click to go to Bach Cantatas for Online Listening.
Bach Cantatas for the 2nd Sunday after Trinity:
Click to go to Johann Sebastian Bach, Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein / Ah God, look down from heaven,Cantata 2, with performances by Harnoncourt, Herreweghe,Koopman, Leusink and Rilling.