Sunday 4 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

Mass in E flat for double choir – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Gradual hymn

Lo, round the throne

Offertory Hymn

Soldiers, who are Christ’s below 

Communion motet

Give us the wings of faith – Ernest Bullock (1890-1974)

Recessional hymn

For all the saints

Voluntary

Prelude & Fugue in F minor, BWV 534 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 11 November, 10.55am. Service of Remembrance  | Remembrance Sunday

Music beforehand

Adagio in E – Frank Bridge (1879-1941)

 

Elegy – Alan Gray (1855-1935)

 

Passacaglia: Death of Falstaff (Suite from Henry V) – William Walton (1902-1983)

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 country

Anthems

Lighten our Darkness – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 

 

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

Voluntary

Allegro maestoso (Organ Sonata in G Major, Op. 28) – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Sunday 18 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 2nd Sunday before Advent

Introit

Cantate Domino – Claudio Monteverdi (1557-1643)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

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Canticle

Jubilate in C – Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Hymns

Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

 

Oft in danger, oft in woe

 

Fight the good fight with all thy might

 

Glorious things of thee are spoken

Anthem

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

Voluntary

Prelude “St. Anne” in E flat Major, BWV 552 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 25 November, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist | Christ the King

Introit

Ecce vicit Leo – Peter Philips (c.1560-1628)

Processional hymn

Christ triumphant, ever reigning

Mass setting

Mass in G – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Gradual hymn

Rejoice! The Lord is King 

Offertory Hymn

Crown him with many crowns

Communion motet

Antiphon – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Recessional hymn

Hail Redeemer, King divine

Voluntary

Allegro (Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20) – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

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