Thursday, 15 November 2012

Music for March 2013

Sunday 3rd March:
Organ Centenary Concert 6 1.15p.m: Music for Organ, Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Bicentenary Music:
Chorus of Hebrew Slaves - Giuseppe Verdi (born 1813, died 19010
Bridal Chorus (from Lohengrin) - Richard Wagner (born 1813, died 1883)

Other choral favourites:
Prayer (from Moses in Egypt) - Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Surely he hath Borne Our Griefs? - Handel (1685-1759)
Pergolesi - Chorus: God of Mercy and Compassion
and from Stabat Mater:
Stabat Mater - soprano & alto duet
Vidit suum dulcem natum - soprano solo
Mozart - Ave Verum
Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

organ pieces include Widor's Toccata and Leféure-Wély's Sortie in Eb.

Sunday 3rd March: 3rd Sunday of Lent
Anthem: God so loved the World - Stainer
Offertory music: Jesu,Meine Freude BWV 610 - Bach
Recessional voluntary: Allegro from Concerto No 2 in A minor BWV 593 - Vivaldi arr. Bach

Sunday 10th March: 4th Sunday of Lent: Communion Sunday
Introit: God of Mercy -  Pergolesi
Offertory music: Alle Menschen müssen sterben BWV 643  - Bach
Recessional voluntary:  Wir glauben all' an einen Gott BWV 680 - Bach

Sunday 17th March: Passion Sunday
Anthem: Stabat Mater Dolorosa - Pergolesi
text: At the cross her station keeping, stood the mournful mother weeping, close to Jesus to the last
Offertory music: O Mensch, bewein' dein Suende gross BWV 622  - Bach
Recessional voluntary:  Allegro from Concerto No 1 in G major BWV 592 - Ernst arr. Bach

Sunday 24th March: Palm Sunday
Anthem: Surely He hath borne our griefs - Handel
Offertory music: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Recessional voluntary: Valet will ich dir geben BWV736 -Bach

Sunday 31st March: Easter Sunday
Visiting organist: Scott Blackwell

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