Sunday 6 January, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist | Epiphany

Introit

Videntes stellam – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Processional hymn

Hail to the Lord’s Anointed

Mass setting

Missa Aeterna Christi Munera – G. P. da Palestrina (c.1525-1594) 

Gradual carol

A babe is born – William Mathias (1934-1992)

Offertory Hymn

O Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Communion motets

Bethlehem Down – Peter Warlock (1894-1930)

Recessional hymn

As with gladness men of old 

Voluntary

Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (BuxWV 223) – Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Sunday 13 January, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | Baptism of Christ

Introit

The Christ-child lay – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) 

Responses

RH Christmas Responses

Psalm

29

Carol

O Little One Sweet, O Little One Mild – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Hymns

Christ, when for us you were baptized

 

When Jesus came to Jordan

 

Songs of thankfulness and praise

 

Come down, O Love divine

Anthem

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – English Trad. Arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015) 

Voluntary

Noel X – Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Sunday 20 January, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 3rd Sunday of Epiphany

Introit

Hail, gladdening light – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

36.5-10

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Christ, whose glory fills the skies

 

Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult

 

Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

 

The church’s one foundation

Anthem

O Thou, the Central Orb – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Voluntary

Allegro (Organ Concerto in A minor), BWV 593 (i) – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 27 January, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist  | 4th Sunday of Epiphany

Introit

Coventry Carol – From the Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors Arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

19

Canticle

Jubilate

Hymns

Angel-voices ever singing

 

Jerusalem the golden

 

I heard the voice of Jesus say

 

Now thank we all our God 

Anthem

The Heavens are telling (The Creation) – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Voluntary

Toccata in D minor, Op. 59 – Max Reger (1873-1916)

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