Sunday 5 January, 11.00am. Choral Matins | Epiphany

Introit

Videntes stellam – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) 

Responses

RH Christmas Responses

Psalm

72.1-15

Carol

The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius (1824-1874) arr. Ivor Atkins (1869-1953)

Hymns

Hail to the Lord’s Anointed

 

We three kings of Orient are

 

As with gladness men of old

 

The First Nowell

Anthem

Here is the little door – Herbert Howells (1892-1983) 

Voluntary

Fantasia in G (‘Pièce d’orgue’) BWV 572 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 12 January, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | Baptism of Christ

Introit

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

Responses

Smith

Psalm

29

Carol

The Crown of Roses – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Hymns

Christ, when for us you were baptized

 

When Jesus came to Jordan

 

Songs of thankfulness and praise

 

Come down, O Love divine

Anthem

Tribus miraculis – Luca Marenzio (1553-1599) 

Voluntary

In dir ist Freude, BWV 615 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 19 January, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 2nd Sunday of Epiphany

Introit

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

Responses

Ayleward

Psalm

40.1-12

Canticle

Benedictus

Hymns

Crown him with many crowns

 

Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

 

O Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

 

The church’s one foundation

Anthem

Illuminare, Jerusalem – Judith Weir (b. 1954)

Voluntary

Presto (comodo) (Sonata in G Major, Op. 28) – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Sunday 26 January, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 3rd Sunday of Epiphany

Introit

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

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

27.1-11

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Christ, whose glory fills the skies

 

Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult

 

I heard the voice of Jesus say

 

Now thank we all our God 

Anthem

Lobet den Herrn, BWV 230 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Voluntary

Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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