Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Sung Vespers from the London Oratory on BBC Radio 3 Today [UPDATED]

Thanks to a reader tip, the NLM can inform you of a wonderful and rare opportunity for listener's who cannot visit London to hear sung Vespers live from the London Oratory today at 11:00AM EST (4:00PM BST) via BBC Radio 3's Choral Evensong programme.

Here is the programme:

From the London Oratory.

Organ Prelude: Intonatio del settimo tono (Andrea Gabrieli)
Invitatory: Deu in adjutorium meum (Croce)
Antiphons and Psalms: 110, 111, 112, 113, 117 (Plainsong)
Hymn: Iste confessor (Palestrina)
Antiphon: Hic vir despiciens (Plainsong)
Canticle: Magnificat octavi toni (Victoria)
Motet: O viridissima virga (Hildegard of Bingen)
Antiphon of Our Lady: Salve Regina (Philips)
Organ Voluntary: Chaconne in F (Fischer)

Organist: John McGreal
Celebrant: The Very Rev Ignatius Harrison
Director of Music: Patrick Russill

You will need to use Realplayer to hear the broadcast.

UPDATE: If you missed the live broadcast, you have 7 days to click on the link above and hear the archive of it. Enjoy.

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