Music Archive

Details of the choral music sung at past services can be found below.

For details of music to be sung at forthcoming services see here.


Sunday 19th May 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: Hail! gladdening light (Stainer)

Responses: Jackman

Psalm: 98

Canticles: 3rd Service (Moore)

Anthem: O clap your hands (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 440 (omit vv. 4&5), 464, 120

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Robert Green

Setting: Darke in F

Motets: Listen, sweet dove (Ives); O taste and see (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 436, 425, 296, 413


Sunday 12th May 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Choral Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Cantate Domino (Pitoni)

Responses: Jackman

Psalm: 113

Canticles: Watson in E

Anthem : This is the day (Rutter)

Hymns: 390 (t. 493), 476

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist with Holy Baptism

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: ‘Salisbury Service’ (Ives)

Motets: Sicut cervus (Palestrina)

Hymns: 205, 457, 296, 124


Sunday 5th May 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Festal Choral Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 150

Canticles: ‘Collegium Regale’ (Howells)

Anthem : Praise the Lord (David Bednall) – world premiere

Hymns: 118, 336

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Darke in E

Motets: If ye love me (Stopford)

Hymns: 112, 315 (t.288), 104, 113