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Music notes for March 22, 2015

Music notes for March 22, 2015

Music for Sunday
Prelude: Kyrie, Gott Vater, J.S. Bach
Offertory: Miserere mei, Deus, William Byrd
Communion: Lord, For Thy Tender Mercy’s Sake, Richard Farrant
Postlude: Fugue in G minor, J. S. Bach

#506 The Word of God is Source and Seed
#330 Seed That in Earth is Dying
#759 My Faith Looks Up to Thee

Bach Vespers: The Lamentation of Jeremiah, Thomas Tallis

Tudor England features prominently in this week’s proceedings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, which will see performances of works by William Byrd (c. 1540-1623), Richard Farrant (c. 1525-1580), and Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585).  (more…)

Music notes for March 8, 2015

Music notes for March 8, 2015

Music for March 8, 2015
Prelude: “Andante Sostenuto” from Symphonie Gothique, C.M. Widor
Offertory: If Ye Love Me, Thomas Tallis
Communion: A New Commandment, Richard Shephard
Postlude: “Allegro” from Symphonie Gothique, C.M. Widor

#803 When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
#806 O God, My Faithful God
#326 Bless Now, O God, the Journey

Thomas Tallis’ (1505-1585) “If Ye Love Me” easily may be the composer’s most famous and recognizable motet. (more…)

This Week at Holy Trinity

This Week at Holy Trinity

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday at 2:00 AM.
Don’t forget to change your clocks (spring forward) before you go to bed Saturday night.


Third Sunday in Lent – March 8, 2015
Mass at 11:00 AM. Readings: Exodus 10:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22. Pastor George Detweiler will preside and preach.

Following Irenaeus, the second century leader of the church, who said that there were four covenants: with Noah, Abraham, Moses and then through Christ with the church, we have been reading about them in order this year of Mark. (more…)