Sunday 3 February, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist  | Candlemas

Introit

Quod chorus vatum – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Processional hymn

Hail to the Lord who comes

Mass setting

Missa brevis – Zoltán Kodály

Gradual hymn

For Mary, Mother of our Lord 

Offertory hymn

Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Communion canticle

Nunc dimittis (Evening Service in G) – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Recessional hymn

Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour 

Voluntary

Toccata Quinta in C Major – Georg Muffat (1653-1704)

Sunday 10 February, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 4th Sunday before Lent

Introit

Ubi caritas – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Responses

Ayleward

Psalm

138

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

All creatures of our God and King

 

Fight the good fight

 

At the name of Jesus

 

All my hope on God is founded

Anthem

Psalm 148 – Gustav Holst (1874-1934) 

Voluntary

Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 547 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 17 February, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 3rd Sunday before Lent

Introit

Man blest no doubt (from the Parker Psalter) – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Responses

Tallis

Psalm

1

Canticle

Benedictus (Dorian Service) – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Hymns

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

 

O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace

 

Come down, O Love Divine

 

Love divine, all loves excelling

Anthem

O nata lux – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Voluntary

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

Sunday 24 February, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist  | 2nd Sunday before Lent

Introit

I sat down under his shadow – Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

65

Canticle

Jubilate in B flat – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Hymns

New every morning is the love

 

Eternal Father, strong to save

 

Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult 

 

Immortal, invisible, God only wise

Anthem

They that go down to the sea in ships – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)

Voluntary

Final (Symphony No. 3, Op. 28) – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

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