Sunday 1 April, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist | Easter Day

Introit

Haec dies – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Processional hymn

The day of resurrection!

Mass setting

Missa brevis – Zoltán Kodály

Gradual hymn

Jesus Christ is risen today

Offertory hymn

At the Lamb’s high feast we sing

Communion

Hallelujah Chorus (Messiah) – George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Recessional hymn

Thine be the glory

Voluntary

Finale (Symphony No. 1, Op. 14) – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 8 April, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 2nd Sunday of Easter

Introit

Sing joyfully – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)  

Responses

Byrd

Psalm

133

Canticle

Jubilate in C – Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Hymns

Alleluia! Alleluia!

 

Love’s redeeming work is done

 

The strife is o’er, the battle won

 

The church’s one foundation 

Anthem

Behold, how good and joyful a thing it is – William Child (c.1606-1696/7) 

Voluntary

Alleluya post partum – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Sunday 15 April, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 3rd Sunday of Easter

Introit

Hail, Gladdening Light – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

4

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Come ye faithful, raise the strain

 

Jesus lives! thy terrors now

 

Now is eternal life

 

Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour

Anthem

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Voluntary

Toccata in F major, BWV 540 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 22 April, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 4th Sunday of Easter

Introit

Alleluia, I heard a voice – Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)

Responses

Ayleward

Psalm

23

Canticle

Jubilate

Hymns

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation

 

The Lord’s my Shepherd

 

I vow to thee, my country

 

And did those feet in ancient time

Anthem

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Messiah) – George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Voluntary

Piece d'orgue, BWV 572 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 29 April, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 5th Sunday of Easter

Introit

In resurrectione tua – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

22.25-end

Canticle

Te Deum in F – John Ireland (1879-1962)

Hymns

Christ, whose glory fills the skies

 

Good Christians all, rejoice and sing!

 

Christ the Lord is risen again

 

All creatures of our God and King

Anthem

Ecce vicit Leo – Peter Philips (1560-1628)

Voluntary

Toccata (Suite Gothique) – Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)

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