Sunday 5 May, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 3rd Sunday of Easter

Introit

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

Responses

Ayleward

Psalm

30

Canticle

Benedictus

Hymns

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

 

Now is eternal life

 

Jesus lives! thy terrors now

 

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

Anthem

Sing unto the Lord – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Voluntary

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

Sunday 12 May, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 4th Sunday of Easter

Introit

Nunc dimittis – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Responses

Richard Shephard

Psalm

23

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

He who would valiant be

 

The King of love my shepherd is 

 

Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

 

Guide me, O thou great Redeemer 

Anthem

Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein Deutsches Requiem) – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Voluntary

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

Sunday 19 May, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 5th Sunday of Easter

London Festival of Contemporary Church Music              

Introit

The Little Messiah – Eloise Irving (b. 1985)

Responses

William Petter (1982-2016)

Psalm

148.1-6

Canticle

Jubilate

Hymns

New every morning is the love 

 

Good Christians all, rejoice and sing!

 

Christ the Lord is risen again 

 

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Anthem

Heav’nly Harmony – Roxanna Panufnik (b. 1968)

Voluntary

Et cognoverunt eum – Judith Bingham (b. 1952)

Sunday 26 May, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 6th Sunday of Easter

Introit

God grant with grace (Parker Psalter) – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Responses

Tallis

Psalm

67

Canticle

Jubilate

Hymns

A brighter dawn is breaking

 

Firmly I believe and truly   

 

We have a gospel to proclaim

 

Thine be the glory

Anthem

Ecce vicit Leo – Peter Philips (1560-1628)

Voluntary

Offertoire sur les Grands Jeux (Messe à l’usage des Paroisses) – François Couperin (1668-1733)

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