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Music in February

February 2                  The Feast of Candlemas

Organist:  Michael Bloss                                                                           

8:30         Holy Eucharist

10:30       Procession with Choral Eucharist
Organ     Capriccio sopra la Bassa Fiamenga -Girolamno Frescobaldi

Service    Mathias service

Hymns     375, 266, New Light Has Dawned, 57, Hail to the Lord who comes

Psalm      84: 1-7 – Chant: Atkins in E-flat

Anthem    As Mary to the Temple Went-Johannes Eccard

Motet        Nunc Dimittis (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells

Organ       Mit Fried und Freud fahr ich dahin -Johann Sebastian Bach


February 9                              Epiphany 5

Organist:  Michael Bloss                                                                           

8:30         Holy Eucharist

10:30       Justice Hymn Festival with Eucharist
Service     Lutheran setting IX
Hymns     TBA

Psalm      112: 1-9 – Chant: Parry in E

Anthem    Go Forth into the world – John Rutter
Motet        Prayer of St. Francis – John Sanders

Organ       Pièce Héroïque – César Franck


February 16                            Epiphany 6 and Vestry

Organist:  Michael Bloss                                                                           

9:30         Choral Eucharist
Prelude     Toccata undecima – Girolamo Frescobaldi

Service      Lutheran setting II
Hymns      434, 444, 450, 465

Psalm        119: 1-8 – Chant: Thalben-Ball in A-flat

Anthem     Cantique de Jean Racine – Gabriel Fauré
Motet         Ave Verum Corpus – Stephanie Martin

Organ        Fugue in G – Johann Sebastian Bach


February 23    The Feast of the Transfiguration

Organist:  Michael Bloss                                                                           

8:30           Holy Eucharist

10:30         Choral Eucharist
Service      Lutheran setting IX
Hymns       Jesus on the mountainpeak, 167, 52, 166

Psalm        99 – Chant: Atkins in B-flat

Anthem     Christus Jesus Splendor – Marenzio
Motet         Resplendit facies ejus – Victoria

Organ        Allegro from Sonata No. 1 – Alexandre Guilmant              

16:00          Ordination

Guest Choir:  St. John’s, Elora; John Weins, Organist and Choirmaster

Service      Lutheran setting II
Hymns      We need each other’s voice to sing, 446, In the name of Christ we gather, I, the Lord of Sea and Sky, One is the Body and One is the Head, 645

Psalm        – Chant:

Anthem     Do not be afraid – Stopford
Motets      O Salutaris Hostia – Essenvalds; How lovely are thy dwellings – Johannes Brahms.

Organ       Toccata – Eugène Gigout