Choral Evensong

Sunday 26th May at 6pm

 Choral Evensong


Sung by “Antiphon”, a visiting choir from Hexham, Northumberland.

We are honoured to host them as they are also singing at Wells and Salisbury Cathedrals on this West Country tour.


All are welcome! Music will include

 responses by John Roper (conductor of the choir);

canticles by Noble in B Minor; Haydn’s “The heavens are telling”.


Tea or coffee and biscuits will be served at the end of the service


Sunday 5th May at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Responses

Ferial

Psalm 27

Chant by Turle

Canticles

Dyson in C minor and C major

Anthem

Gibbons, Almighty and Everlasting God



Sunday 7th April at 6pm

Choral Evensong for Lent





Responses

William Byrd

Psalm 51

Allegri - Miserere

Canticles

Weelkes, short service

Anthem

Byrd, Ave verum corpus




Sunday 3rd March at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Responses

William Smith

Psalm 89,

vv 5-12

Chant by Edward Bairstow

Canticles

Stanford in C

Anthem

Balfour Gardiner, “Evening Hymn”



Sunday 3rd February at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Introit

Tallis “O nata lux”

Responses

Byrd

Psalm 34

Chant by C F South

Canticles

Byrd, Faux-bourdon Evening Service

Anthem

Eccard, “When to the temple Mary went”



Sunday 6th January at 6pm

Choral Evensong for Epiphany



Responses

Smith

Psalm 98

Chant by Gareth Burgess

Canticles

Viadana faux-burden

Anthem

Paul Edwards, No Small Wonder



Sunday 4th November at 6pm

Choral Evensong for Remembrance



Introit

Douglas Guest, For the fallen

Responses

Smith

Psalm 130 & Requiem Aeternam

H Walford Davies

Canticles

Evening Service in A by W. Denis Browne (killed in action 1915)

Anthem

James Whitbourn, This is my commandment (anthem with the Last Post)



Sunday 7th October

No Choral Evensong this month



Sunday 2nd September at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Introit

Malcolm Archer, Blessed are the pure in heart

Responses

Ferial

Psalm 119,
      verses 1-16

Chant by Hopkins

Canticles

Byrd's Third service

Anthem

Stanford, Beati quorum via



Sunday 1st July at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Introit

"The human cry" by Ann Burgess

Responses

Ayleward

Psalm 46

Chant by Martin Luther

Canticles

Wesley in E

Anthem

"Crossing the bar" by Hubert Parry



Sunday 3rd June at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Introit

“O taste and see” by R. Vaughan Williams

Responses

Ayleward

Psalm 35

Chant by Walmisley

Canticles

Blow, 4th Evening Service

Anthem

“Lord, let me know mine end” Maurice Greene



Sunday 6th May at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Responses

Ayleward

Psalm 45

Chant by R. Cooke

Canticles

Arnold in A

Anthem

“Greater Love” by John Ireland



Sunday 1st April at 6pm

Choral Evensong for Easter Day



Responses

Ferial

Psalm

66, verses 1-11

Canticles

Dyson in F

Anthem

Ledger, When two friends on Easter Day



Sunday 4th March at 6pm

Choral Evensong for Lent



Responses

Morley

Psalm 51

Chant by Flintoft

Canticles

Weelkes, short evening service

Anthem

S S Wesley, Wash me throughly



Sunday 4th February at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Introit

Tallis, O nata lux

Responses

Tallis

Psalm 122

Chant by Norris

Canticles

Blow, 4th short evening service

Anthem

Eccard, When to the temple Mary went



Sunday 7th January at 6 pm

Choral Evensong for Epiphany



Introit

Paul Edwards, “No small wonder”

Responses

Thomas Morley

Psalm 98

Chants by Gareth Burgess

Canticles

Thomas Morley, Faux-burden

Anthem

Peter Cornelius, “The Kings”



Sunday 3rd December at 6pm

Choral Evensong for Advent



Introit

Archer, Prayer for the blessing of light

Responses

Morley

Psalm 9

Chants by Elvey

Canticles

Gibbons, short evening service

Anthem

Mendelssohn, How lovely are the messengers



Sunday 5th November at 6pm

Choral Evensong



Introit

 Harris, Holy is the true light

Responses

Tallis

Psalm 30

Chants by Martin and Garrett

Canticles

Tallis, Short Service in the Dorian mode

Anthem

Stanford, Beati quorum



Sunday 1st October at 6pm

Choral Evensong

Responses

Smith

Psalm 100

Chant by Elgar

Canticles

Brewer in E flat

Anthem

Batten, "O Praise the Lord"



Sunday 3rd September at 6pm

Choral Evensong


 

Responses

William Byrd

Psalm 18

Chant by Henry Lawes

Canticles

William Byrd Second Service

Anthem

Thomas Tomkins, "When David heard"



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