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 10th November 2019

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

Officiant:  Canon Bill Cave

Introit: Call to remembrance, O Lord (Farrant)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 82

Canticles: Brewer in D

Anthem: In Paradisum (Fauré)

Hymns: 493, 490

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.55am - United Service of Remembrance

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Major General John Stokoe CB, CBE

Anthem: Greater love (Ireland)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Requiem for the Fallen in War

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 496 (354), 94, 381, 494 (413)


Sunday 3rd November 2019

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Behold, how good and joyful (Wesley)

Responses: Tallis

Psalm: 18 vv 1-6

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: Hear the voice and prayer (Tallis)

Hymns: 358 (ii), 467, 250

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Sherborne Service (Henderson)

Motets: Ave verum corpus (Bentivoglio)

In manus tuas (Parsons)

Hymns: 333, 294, 461 (Corvedale), 496 (354)


Sunday 27th October 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Introit: O vos omnes (Palestrina)

Responses: Plainsong

Psalm: 1

Canticles: Wood in E

Anthem: Great Lord of Lords (Wood)

Hymns:  186, 475, 451