Sunday 2 February, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist  | Candlemas

Introit

Nunc dimittis – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Processional hymn

Hail to the Lord who comes

Mass setting

Messe en sol majeur – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Gradual hymn

For Mary, Mother of our Lord 

Offertory hymn

Awake, awake: fling off the night

Communion canticle

Videte miraculum – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Recessional hymn

Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour 

Voluntary

Fiat Lux – Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)

Sunday 9 February, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 3rd Sunday before Lent

Introit

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

Responses

Smith

Psalm

112

Canticle

Benedictus

Hymns

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

 

Fight the good fight

 

Jesus, where’er thy people meet

 

Love divine, all loves excelling

Anthem

Not unto us – Gustav Holst (1874-1934) 

Voluntary

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

Sunday 16 February, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 2nd Sunday before Lent

Introit

Holy is the true light – William Harris (1883-1973)

Responses

Leighton

Psalm

136

Canticle

Jubilate (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Hymns

Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

 

For the beauty of the earth

 

Thou, whose almighty word

 

All my hope on God is founded

Anthem

Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Voluntary

Prelude and Fugue in F minor (BWV 534) – J. S. Bach

Sunday 23 February, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | Sunday next before Lent

Introit

Why fum’th in fight – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Responses

Tallis

Psalm

2

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

New every morning is the love

 

From glory to glory advancing

 

Ye holy angels bright 

 

O praise ye the Lord!

Anthem

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

Voluntary

Prelude and Fugue in A Major (BWV 536) – J. S. Bach

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