Music for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 20 May 2007

Prelude: Majesté du Christ demandant sa gloire à son Père [The majesty of Christ demanding its glory of the Father] (from L’Ascension, Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

Alleluia: Non vos relinquam orphanos (plainchant, mode i) [I will not leave you orphans; I am going, but I will come back to you, and your hearts will be full of joy.]

Hymn at the Offertory: Hail Thee, Festival Day (Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958)

Communion: Pater, cum essem (plainchant, mode iv) [Father, when I was amongst them I kept those whom Thou hadst given me, alleluia; but now I am coming to Thee; I do not ask Thee to take them out of the world, but to keep them from evil, alleluia, alleluia.]

Hymn at the Communion: Hallelujah! He Is Risen (Hallelujah! Gott zu loben)

Postlude: Toccata in F Major (BWV 540) (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)

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