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 21st July 2019

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Service sung by SW Chamber Choir

Introit:  God so loved the world (John Stainer)

Responses:  Neil Fortin in G

Psalm: 81

Canticles:  Stanford in G

Anthem:  O how glorious is the kingdom (Basil Harwood)

Hymns: 368, 481 (462), 391

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Service sung by SW Chamber Choir

Setting: A Minor Mass (Stephen Trahair)

Motet: Ave verum corpus (William Byrd)

Hymns: 486, 483 (77), 378, 393


Saturday 20th July 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.30pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by SW Chamber Choir

Introit:           Hear my prayer, O Lord (Henry Purcell)
Responses:  Ayleward in Bb
Psalm:            104 (v. 1 – 15)
Canticles:      Walmsley in D minor
Anthem:        Lord, let me know mine end (Maurice Green)
Hymn:            243


Sunday 14th July 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Service sung by The Sherborne Singers

Responses: William Byrd

Psalm: 77

Canticles: Purcell in G minor

Anthem: Wash me throughly (SS Wesley)

Hymns: 339, 413

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Service sung by The Sherborne Singers

Setting: Darke in E

Motet: Panis Angelicus (Alexander L’Estrange)

Hymns: 372, 357, 302, 345


Sunday 7th July 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Introit: Haec dies (Wood)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 8

Canticles: Collegium Regale (Howells)

Anthem: Seek him that maketh the seven stars (Dove)

Hymns: 263 (omit ** 5,6), 146, 265