Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Lent I at the Cathedral

Entrance: Lord Who Throughout These Forty Days / ST. FLAVIAN

Kyrie: chant, arr. Proulx

Psalm 25: Gelineau

Acclamation: chant, arr. NFB

Offertory: Forty Days and Forty Nights / AUS DER TIEFE

Offertory Anthem (9:30): Prayer -- Robert Lau

Sursum Corda: chant in English

Sanctus XVIII: chant in Latin

Mem. Acc. B: chant in English (I adapted the melody of "Jesu dulcis memoria")

Amen: single, two notes G-G-A

Lord's Prayer: chant in Latin

Agnus Dei XVIII: chant in Latin

Communion: Change Our Hearts

Anthem (9:30): Teach Me, O Lord -- Thomas Attwood

Recessional: The Glory of These Forty Days / ERHALT UNS HERR


Robert Lau is sort of a local phenom -- well-known as an organist, conductor, professor, and composer. His anthem "Prayer" is based on Psalm 25, and while far from being a masterwork, is a perennial favorite of this choir, and is actually quite nice. "Change Our Hearts", while not my favorite, is still a valid selection based on the scriptures of the day, and let's face it, there are many worse things that could be used......

1 comment:

Brian Michael Page said...

I'm not too familiar with "Change our hearts", but I'm sure, like you said, there's far worse out there. You kept away from Conry's Ashes (even on Ash Wed.) - kudos!