Saturday, January 10, 2009
January 10 - Crosses to Bear
Orchestrate the rest The Passion According to St. Matthew -- rather a lot, really, but at the same time fairly schematic....
XVIII. MOTET RAG "Hail, King of the Jews"
(Alle, psallite - Alleluya)
XIX. DIMINUTION "As They Went Out"
XX. CHORALE PRELUDE AND QUADRUPLE FUGATO
"And They Came to a Place Named Golgotha"
INTERLUDE I (The Nailing to the Cross)
ANTIPHON I (The Abuse of the Crowd)
RECAPITULATION (The Charge Against Him)
ANTIPHON II (The Lament of the Disciples)
XXI. SPECIES COUNTERPOINT (After Zarlino)
"He Saved Others" (At the Cross)
XXII. CANONIC PALINDROME "Eli, Eli, Lama sabachta'ni"
XXIII. OSTINATO-CANON "It Is Finished" (Trope II)
XXIV. CANTUS FIRMUS "And Behold"
And as for next week? That bears cross-examination...