Sunday 5 November, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist | All Saints Day

Introit

Justorum animae – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Processional hymn

Rejoice in God’s saints, today and all days!

Mass setting

Missa Brevis in D – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Gradual hymn

Soldiers, who are Christ’s below 

Offertory Hymn

Ye watchers and ye holy ones

Communion motet

And I saw a new heaven – Edgar Bainton (1880-1956)

Recessional hymn

For all the saints

Voluntary

Prelude & Fugue in C major, BWV 545 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 12 November, 10.55am. Service of Remembrance  | Remembrance Sunday

Music beforehand

Saraband – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

 

Prelude on Rhosymedre – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

 

Elegy in A flat – Hubert Parry (1848-1918)

Introit

For the fallen – Douglas Guest (1916-1996)

Hymns

O God, our help in ages past

 

O Valiant Hearts

 

O worship the King, all glorious above

 

He who would valiant be

 

I vow to thee, my 

Anthems

There is an old belief - C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

 

Greater Love – John Ireland (1879-1962)

Voluntary

Crown Imperial – William Walton (1902-1983)

Sunday 19 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 2nd Sunday before Advent

Introit

O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

67

Canticle

Jubilate – William Walton (1902-1983)

Hymns

Love divine, all loves excelling

 

And did those feet in ancient time

 

The Lord’s my Shepherd

 

Praise my soul, the King of heaven 

Anthem

We wait for thy loving kindness, O God – William McKie (1901-1984)

Voluntary

Wedding March (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Sunday 26 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | Christ the King

Introit

Hosanna to the Son of David – Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

Venite (Short Service) – Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) 

Canticle

Jubilate

Hymns

Christ triumphant, ever reigning

 

Rejoice! The Lord is King

 

All glory, laud and honour

 

Hail Redeemer, King divine

Anthem

Antiphon – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Voluntary

Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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