Sunday 6 October, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 16th Sunday after Trinity

Introit

Oculi omnium – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Responses

Tomkins

Psalm

37.1-9

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

 

God of mercy, God of grace

 

Give us the wings of faith

 

Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling gloom 

Anthem

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me (The Apostles) – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Voluntary

Flourish for an Occasion – William Harris (1883-1973)

Sunday 13 October, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 17th Sunday after Trinity | Chelsea History Festival Matins

Introit

O taste and see – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

111

Canticle

Te Deum in G – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Hymns

And did those feet in ancient time

 

I vow to thee, my country

 

My song is love unknown

 

All people that on earth do dwell 

Anthem

England, my England – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Voluntary

Crown Imperial – William Walton (1902-1983)

Sunday 20 October, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 18th Sunday after Trinity

Introit

Lift thine eyes (from Elijah) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

121

Canticle

Benedictus

Hymns

Fill thou my life, O Lord my God

 

Let all the world in every corner sing

 

Soldiers of Christ, arise

 

Love divine 

Anthem

I will lift up mine eyes – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Voluntary

Final from Symphony No. 6 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 27 October, 11.00am. Choral Matins | Last Sunday after Trinity

Introit

O how amiable – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Responses

Leighton

Psalm

84.1-7

Canticle

Jubilate (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Hymns

Come down, O Love divine

 

The Lord’s my Shepherd

 

Breathe on me, Breath of God

 

All for Jesus 

Anthem

Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Voluntary

Passacaglia, Op. 41 (iii) – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

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