Music for Trinity XVIII – Oct 20th

Music for Trinity XVIII – 10/20/20

Prelude         Morning Prelude         E. M. Read
Edward Mason Read (1846-1936), born in Vermont and student of Samuel B. Whitney (Church of the Advent, Boston), was an organist and representative of the Estey Organ Co. in St. Louis. His prelude from 1906 has contrasting melodies with colorful organ stops.The Processional Hymn (#485) is a 19th translation from a 12th century Latin poem attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, a French Cistercian monk who founded 69 monasteries.

Introit
Reward them that wait for Thee, O Lord: and let Thy prophets be found faithful. (from Nehemiah 1:6) Hear the prayer of Thy servants: and of thy people Israel. (Psalm 122:1) I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.

Offertory
(Psalm 110:1) The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit Thou at My right hand, until I make Thine enemies Thy footstool.

Organ           Elevations in F#        D. P. Benoit

Dom Paul Marie Joseph Benoit (1893-1979) was a monk and priest at theBenedictine Abbey of St.Maurice and St. Maur in Clervaux, Luxembourg.His organ music, largely based on Gregorian chant, has a serenity thatis evocative of a spiritual atmosphere.

Postlude        Prelude and Fugue in C          J. S. Bach

This piece is from the Eight Little Prelude and Fugues, attributed to
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).

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