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Music Notes | Second Sunday After Pentecost

As we move into the Season after Pentecost, the Revised Common Lectionary offers two ‘tracks’ of Old Testament Lessons for use at the Eucharist. In the current round of the three-year lectionary cycle (of which we are in Year B, … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Advent Lessons & Carols

The modern tradition of services of Lessons and Carols dates from 1880, when an English bishop drew up such a service for use on Christmas Eve in his temporary cathedral church. The structure is inspired by the Office of Matins, … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

For notes on ‘Come, thou fount of every blessing’, this week’s installment in St David’s favorite hymns countdown, please see the entry for the second Sunday after Pentecost. Watch the June 14, 2020 service on our YouTube page and navigate … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Eighth Sunday After Pentecost

Although the composer of Sunday’s anthem, Dieterich Buxtehude, and the author and composer of the hymn and tune upon which it is based (Johann Franck and Johann Crüger, respectively) are important figures in church music, let us look instead at … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Second Sunday after Pentecost

Returning to Ordinary Time, we take up Matthew’s Gospel again as the Twelve are sent to proclaim that ‘the kingdom of heaven has come near’ and to ‘cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons’.  ‘Walte, … Continue reading

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