The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Music

Sunday, November 29, 2020
The First Sunday of Advent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645                                             
Hymn 57, “Lo! he comes with clouds descending” Helmsley                                                                                               
Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 (Plainchant Tone IV.2)
Hymn 56, stanzas 1-2, “O come, O come Emmanuel” Veni, veni Emmanuel
Paul Manz, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
Calvin Hampton, Sanctus & Benedictus, S-127
Hymn 324, stanza 1, “Let all mortal flesh keep silence” Picardy
Hymn 64, “O heavenly Word, eternal Light” O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf
Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749), Caprice sur les Grands Jeux from Suite du Deuxième Ton 

4 p.m. Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols / Cathedral Choir  online
Recorded on the First Sunday of Advent 2019

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
The Great O Antiphons
Richard Marlow, Matin Responsory
“Lo, he comes with clouds descending” (Helmsley) 
Ben Parry, Adam lay ybounden
“Creator of the stars of night” Conditor alme siderum 
Francisco Guerrero, Rorate caeli
“Come, thou Redeemer of the earth” Puer nobis
arr. Dale Adelmann, Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming
“O day of peace that dimly shines” Jerusalem 
“Comfort, comfort ye my people” Psalm 42
arr. David Schelat, The Angel Gabriel
Anton Bruckner, Ave Maria
“Ye who claim the faith of Jesus” Raquel 
Herbert Howells, Magnificat (St Paul’s Cathedral) 
Francis Pott, Balulalow
“O come, O come, Emmanuel” Veni, veni Emmanuel
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661

 


Earlier this season:

Sunday, September 13, 2020
The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 19, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918), Chorale Prelude on “Dundee” (Set 1, No. 1)
Hymn 410, “Praise, my soul, the King of heaven” Lauda anima
Psalm 114  (Plainsong: Tonus Peregrinus)
John Rutter, “Glory to you” Benedictus es, Domine
David Hurd, Love bade me welcome
Richard Proulx, Sanctus & Benedictus from A Community Mass
Hymn 314 stanzas 1&4, “Humbly I adore thee”   Adoro te devote
Hymn 376, “Joyful, joyful, we adore thee” Hymn to Joy
C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918), Chorale Prelude on “Croft’s 136th

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Caroline Robinson, organ (The Cathedral of St. Philip)

The Sunday afternoon recital series kicks off on September 13, and we are thrilled that our new Associate Organist-Choirmaster, Caroline Robinson, will present the opening program. The series will be streamed live on the Cathedral website and Facebook pages every Sunday at 3:15 p.m. Though we would very much like to welcome you into the Cathedral nave, due to current Covid-19 guidelines, we are only presenting the series online at this time.

Eugène Gigout, Grand Chœur Dialogué (from Six Pièces, 1881)
Herbert Howells, Rhapsody No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 17
Jean-Louis Florentz, Harpe de Marie (from Laudes—Kidân za-nageh, Op. 5)
William Bolcom, What a Friend We Have in Jesus (from Gospel Preludes, Book 1)
Maurice Duruflé, “Toccata” (from Suite for Organ, Op. 5)

Sunday, September 20, 2020
The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 20, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

James Hook (1746-1827), Voluntary in C Major, Op. 146, No. 1
Hymn 690, “Guide me, O thou great Jehovah” Cwm Rhondda
Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 (Plainsong)
Hymn 605, “What does the Lord require for praise and offering” Sharpthorne
John Gardner, Fight the good fight
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus (S-128)
Johannes Brahms, Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness (Schmücke dich, Opus 122, No. 5)
Hymn 523, stanzas 1&2, “Glorious things of thee are spoken” Abbot’s Leigh
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Concerto in A minor, BWV 593 (after Vivaldi): I. Allegro

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Sarah Hawbecker, organ (Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta)

Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 65, No. 4
Leo Sowerby, Meditation on Picardy
Louis Vierne, “Pastorale” from Symphony I in D minor, Op. 14
Rachel Laurin, Finale pour orgue, Op. 78

Sunday, September 27, 2020
The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 21, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

George Shearing (1919-2011), There is a Happy Land from Sacred Sounds (1977)  
John Rutter, Benedictus es, Domine, S-236
Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 (Plainsong Tone I.2)
Hymn 435, “At the name of Jesus” King’s Weston
Gerre Hancock, The Lord will surely come 
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639
Hymn 450, “All hail the power of Jesus’ Name”  Coronation
Craig Sellar Lang (1891-1971), Tuba Tune in D major, Op 15

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Oak Martin (BMus student at The Curtis Institute of Music)

Johann Sebastian Bach, Trio Sonata in C Major, BWV 529
Margaret Vardell Sandresky, Sonata No. 1 for Organ (based on Grant Wood’s painting Spring Turning)
William Grant Still, Elegy

Sunday, October 4, 2020
The Feast of St. Francis, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

William Henry Harris (1883-1973), Pastoral-Prelude
Hymn 405, “All things bright and beautiful” Royal Oak
Psalm 148:7-14 Anglican chant: Sir David Willcocks
John Rutter, Benedictus es, Domine (S-236)
Grayston Ives, The Canticle of Brother Sun [1392]
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Hymn 593, “Lord, make us servants of your peace” Dickinson College
Hymn 400, “All creatures of our God and King” Lasst uns erfreuen
William Mathias (1934-1992), Processional for Organ

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Oliver Brett, organ (Associate Organist & Choirmaster, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta)

Herbert Howells, Rhapsody No. 3 C sharp minor
John Ireland, Elegiac Romance
Edward Elgar, “Andante espressivo” from Organ Sonata in G
William Walton, Coronation March “Orb and Sceptre”

Sunday, October 11, 2020
The Feast of St. Philip, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

John Cook (1918-1984), Fanfare for Organ
Hymn 657, “Love divine, all loves excelling” Hyfrydol
Psalm 67 (Anglican chant: Edward Bairstow)
Hymn 231, “By all your saints still striving” King’s Lynn 
Richard Lakey, Spirit of God, descend upon my heart 
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Thomas Dorsey, arr. Arnold Sevier , Precious Lord
Hymn 680, “O God, our help in ages past” St. Anne
Arthur Foote (1853-1937),Toccata, Op. 71, No. 7

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Raymond & Elizabeth Chenault, duo-organ (Organists Emeriti, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta)

Gaston Litaize, “Choral” (from Sonate à Deux)?
Rachel Laurin, Cantabile à Deux – world première
Gerre Hancock, A Fancy for Two to Play
Philip Moore, Allegro for Organ Duet

Sunday, October 18, 2020
The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 24, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662 (1685-1750)
Hymn 408, “Sing praise to God who reigns above” Mit Freuden zar
Psalm 99 (Anglican chant: Percy Whitlock)
John Rutter, Benedictus es, Domine, S-236
Alexander L’Estrange , Let all the world in every corner sing
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Johann Sebastian Bach, Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 73
Hymn 665 “All my hope on God is founded” Michael
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Praeludium in E minor, BWV 548, 1

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Theodore Davis, organ (Organist & Choirmaster, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Baltimore, MD)

Florentine Price, Suite No. 1 for Organ
Henri Mulet, Esquisses Byzantines

 

Sunday, October 25, 2020
The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 25, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720
Hymn 687, “A mighty fortress is our God” Ein’ feste Burg
Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 (Plainsong Tone VIII.1)
Sequence hymn 605, “What does the Lord require for praise and offering” Sharpthorne
Charles Villiers Stanford, Beati quorum via
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
David Conte, Prayer of St. Theresa
Hymn 597, “O day of peace that dimly shines” Jerusalem
Louis Vierne (1870-1937), Toccata in B-flat minor, Op. 53, No. 6

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Bruce Xu, organ (student at Rice University)

Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude & Fugue in B minor, BWV 544
Max Reger, Benedictus, Op.59
Olivier Messiaen, “Alleluias sereins d’une âme qui désire le ciel” from L'Ascension
Olivier Messiaen, “Dieu parmi nous” from La Nativité du Seigneur

 

Sunday, November 1, 2020
The Feast of All Saints, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933), Lobet den Herrn mit Pauken und Zimbeln schön, Op. 101
Hymn 287, “For all the saints” Sine Nomine
Psalm 34:1-10, 22 (Anglican chant: David Hurd)
Hymn 293, “I sing a song of the saints of God” Grand Isle
Craig Phillips, The Beatitudes
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Hymn 620, “Jerusalem, my happy home” Land of Rest
Hymn 618, “Ye watchers and ye holy ones” Lasst uns erfreuen
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971), Placare Christe Servulis from Le Tombeau de Couperin

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for All Faithful Departed online

Edward Elgar (1857-1934) “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations
Hymn 287, “For all the saints” Sine Nomine
Stephen Caracciolo, Preces & Responses
Psalm 34:1-10, 22 (Anglican chant: David Hurd)
Ēriks Ešenvalds, Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (Merton College Service)
Dan Locklair, Remembrance
Maurice Duruflé, “In paradisum” from Requiem
Hymn 625, “Ye holy angels bright” Darwall’s 148th
Frank Bridge (1879-1941), Allegro con spirito from Three Pieces   

7 p.m. The Homeless Requiem online

George Shearing (1919-2011), There is a Happy Land from Sacred Sounds (1977)
Hymn 657, “Love divine, all loves excelling” Hyfrydol
Psalm 23 (Anglican chant: C. Hylton Stewart)
Leonard Cohen, Hallelujah (sung by the Atlanta Homeward Choir)
Thomas Dorsey, arr. Arnold Sevier, Precious Lord (sung by the Cathedral Schola)
Hymn 599, “Lift every voice and sing” Lift every voice and sing
Claude Murphree (1906-1958), Toccata on “How Firm a Foundation”

 

Sunday, November 8, 2020
The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 27, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Praeludium in D major, BuxWV 139
Hymn 593, “Lord, make us servants of your peace” Dickinson College
Psalm 78:1-7 (Plainsong Tone I.2)
Hymn 68, “Rejoice, rejoice, believers, and let your lamps appear” Llangloffan
David Briggs, Christ’s Peace
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823-1881), Prière No. 4
Hymn 665 “All my hope on God is founded” Michael
Dieterich Buxtehude, Praeludium in C Major, BuxWV 137

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Jacob Montgomery, organ (Bethany Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY)

Marcel Dupré, “Allegro deciso” from Évocation
William Bolcom, Jesus Loves Me
Louis Vierne, “Adagio” from Organ Symphony No. 3 in F-sharp minor, Op. 28
Johann Sebastian Bach, Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582

 

Sunday, November 15, 2020
The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 28, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Prelude and Fugue in D minor, Op. 16, no. 3
Hymn 598, “Lord Christ, when first thou cam’st to earth” Mit Freuden zart
Psalm 123 (Plainsong Tone VI)
Hymn 617, “Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round” Song 1
William Byrd, Prevent us, O Lord
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Thomas Ford, Almighty God, which hast me brought in safety to this present day
Hymn 551, “Rise up, ye saints of God” Festal Song
Louis Vierne (1870-1937), Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54, no. 6

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Julie Andrijeski, violin (Artistic Director, The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra)
Caroline Robinson, harpsichord (Associate Organist-Choirmaster, The Cathedral of St. Philip)
Giovanni Battista Fontana, Sonata Seconda
Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Violin Sonata No. 3 in F Major
Jean-Féry Rebel, “Caprice” from Violin Suite No. 2 in D Major

 

Sunday, November 22, 2020
The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 29, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Alexandre Boëly (1785-1858), Fantaisie et Fugue, Op. 18, No. 6
Hymn 382, “King of glory, King of peace” General Seminary
Metrical Psalm 100 : hymn 377, “All people that on earth do dwell” Old Hundredth
Ralph Vaughan Williams, O clap your hands
William Mathias, Sanctus & Benedictus S-128
Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933), Rejoice greatly, O My Soul
Hymn 450, “All hail the power of Jesus’ Name!” Coronation
Louis Vierne (1870-1937), Final from Symphonie I, Op. 14

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Will Gotmer, organ (Director of Music/Organist, Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville, GA)

Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata No. 2 in C minor
Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 531
Charles-Marie Widor, “Andante sostenuto” from Organ Symphony No. 9, Op. 70 (“Gothique”)
Leo Sowerby, Comes Autumn Time

Sunday, November 29, 2020
The First Sunday of Advent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist online
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist online

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645                                             
Hymn 57, “Lo! he comes with clouds descending” Helmsley                                                                                               
Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 (Plainchant Tone IV.2)
Hymn 56, stanzas 1-2, “O come, O come Emmanuel” Veni, veni Emmanuel
Paul Manz, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
Calvin Hampton, Sanctus & Benedictus, S-127
Hymn 324, stanza 1, “Let all mortal flesh keep silence” Picardy
Hymn 64, “O heavenly Word, eternal Light” O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf
Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749), Caprice sur les Grands Jeux from Suite du Deuxième Ton 

4 p.m. Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols / Cathedral Choir  online
Recorded on the First Sunday of Advent 2019

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
The Great O Antiphons
Richard Marlow, Matin Responsory
“Lo, he comes with clouds descending” (Helmsley) 
Ben Parry, Adam lay ybounden
“Creator of the stars of night” Conditor alme siderum 
Francisco Guerrero, Rorate caeli
“Come, thou Redeemer of the earth” Puer nobis
arr. Dale Adelmann, Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming
“O day of peace that dimly shines” Jerusalem 
“Comfort, comfort ye my people” Psalm 42
arr. David Schelat, The Angel Gabriel
Anton Bruckner, Ave Maria
“Ye who claim the faith of Jesus” Raquel 
Herbert Howells, Magnificat (St Paul’s Cathedral) 
Francis Pott, Balulalow
“O come, O come, Emmanuel” Veni, veni Emmanuel
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661