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

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Music for February 2013

Sunday 3rd February:
Organ Centenary Concert 5 1.15p.m: Music for Organ and String Quartet
Sortie in Eb—Lefébure-Wély (1817-1869)
String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K. 575 Prussian No. 1  - Mozart (1756-1791)
(Allegretto—Andante—Menuetto: Allegretto- Allegretto)
Chorale: Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam BWV 684—J.S.Bach(1685-1750)
Epistle Sonata for Organ & String Quartet K336Mozart
The Aurea String Quartet
Gongbo Jiang - 1st violin ,  Wen Wang - 2nd violin,  Hua Zhong - viola,  Robert Anderson - cello

Collection in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

Sunday 3rd February:
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)  Bicentenary:
Anthem: Bridal Chorus (from Lohengrin) - Wagner
Offertory music: Pilgrim's Chorus - (from Tannhauser) - Wagner
Recessional voluntary:  Fantasie: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Wagner

Sunday 10th and 17th February: Scott playing
The anthem on one of the Sundays will be Like as the Hart by Vincent Novello

Sunday 24th February: 2nd Sunday of Lent
Anthem: Domine Deus- Vivaldi
Offertory music: Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein BWV 668 - Bach
This is the last piece Bach wrote.
Recessional voluntary:  Litanies - Jehan Alain

Music for January 2013

Sunday 6th January:
Organ Centenary Concert 4 1.15p.m: Music for Organ and Brass Ensemble

Toccata —Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)
Trumpet Tune —Johann Fischer (1665-1746)

Canzone —Samuel Scheidt (1587-1684)
Chorale Prelude: How Brightly Shines the Morning StarJ.S. Bach (1685-1750)
In Modo Religioso —Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)
From The Water Music: Allegro & AyreG.F. Handel (1685-1759)
Les Mages  (from La Nativité du Seigneur) - Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Sweet Love doth Now Invite —John Dowland (1563-1626)
La Mourisque—Tielman Susato (1517-1575)

Sunday 6th January:
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Bicentenary:
Anthem: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Verdi
Offertory music: Andante from La Forza del Destino - Verdi
Recessional voluntary:  Grand March (from Aida) - Verdi

Sunday 13th January:
Anthem: From the Rising of the Sun - Ouseley
Offertory music: Sinfonia: Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe BWV 156  - Bach
Recessional voluntary: Grand Choeur Dialogué - Gigout

Sunday 20th January:
Anthem: Nunc Dimittis in Bb - Stanford
Offertory music: Sinfonia: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit BWV 106 - Bach
Recessional voluntary:  Sortie in Eb - Lefébure-Wély

Sunday 27th January:
Anthem: Teach me, O Lord, the Way of your Statutes - Attwood
Offertory music: Allemande from French Suite no. 5 in G major  BWV 816- Bach
Recessional voluntary:  War March of the Priests - Mendelssohn

Music for December

Sunday 2nd December 

Anthem  Laudamus Te – Vivaldi
text: We praise Thee, we bless Thee, we adore Thee, we glorify Thee.
Offertory music:  Andante (from Violin sonata no 2) – J.S.Bach
Recessional voluntary: Wie schön leuchtet der morgenstern BWV739 - J.S.Bach

Sunday 9th December
Anthem  Gloria in Excelsis Deo – Vivaldi
text: Glory to God in the highest.
Offertory music: Nocturne in Bb Op 16 no 4 – Paderewski
Recessional voluntary: Venez divin Messie - Lebégue

Sunday 16th December
Anthem  A Maiden Most gentle – French trad.
Offertory music:  Nun, komm', der Heiden Heiland BWV 659 – J.S.Bach
Recessional voluntary: Toccata - Théodore Dubois

Sunday 23rd December
Carols: Ecce Novum Gaudium - 16th century Scottish
text: Lo, a new joy from on high, rejoice,
A virgin has brought forth a son, a child without a father.
God has Come in - John Barnard
Offertory music: Spanish Carol  – arr. LDRecessional voluntary: In Dulci Jubilo BWV729 - J.S.Bach

Sunday 30th December - visiting organist 

Organ Centenary Concert 3

The third concert of the Organ Centenary Season will take place at 1.15 p.m. on Sunday 2nd December 2012.

The concert will be for Organ and Choir, the choir being enlarged for the occasion by friends from other churches.

The programme will have some organ music for Advent and the main work will be Vivaldi's Gloria.