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 1st March 2020

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

Officiant and Preacher: Revd Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 119 vv 17-32

Canticles: Second Service (Byrd)

Anthem:  Like as the hart (Howells)

Hymns:  61 (238), 64, 250

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

Celebrant: Revd Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Setting:  Darke in E

Motet:  Miserere mei (Byrd)

Hymns: 420, 73 (ii), 333, 461 (Corvedale)


Wednesday 26th February 2020

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - Parish Eucharist for Ash Wednesday

Celebrant: Revd Leslie McCreadie

Preacher: Revd Canon Eric Woods

Psalm: 51 (Plainsong)

Setting: Mass for four voices (Byrd)

Motet: Out of the deep (Morley)

Hymns: 67, 383 (ii), 70 (i)


Sunday 23rd February 2020

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

Officiant: Revd Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

 

Introit: O Lord, increase my faith (Loosemore)

Responses: Tomkins

Psalm: 84

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake (Farrant)

Hymns: 394, 357, 401

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Revd Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Missa Brevis (O’Donovan)

Hymns: 234 (ii), 178, 296 (i), 286

Motet: Ave verum (Mozart); Ave verum (Elgar)


Sunday 16th February 2020

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

Officiant: Revd Canon Eric Woods

Quartet

Introit: O Lord, give thy holy spirit (Tallis)

Responses: Tallis

Psalm: 119 vv 17-32

Canticles: Short Service (Tallis)

Anthem: If ye love me (Tallis)

Hymns: 391, 365, 252