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.


Saturday 1st June 2019

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

Service sung by Keynsham Parish Church

Introit: O sing joyfully – Batten

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 85

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: I will sing with the spirit – Rutter

Hymn 478


Thursday 30th May 2019

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motet: Viri Galilei (Byrd); Ave verum (Byrd)

Hymns: 130 (i), 134, 271, 332


Sunday 26th May 2019

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Si iniquitates (S Wesley)

Responses: Marlow

Psalm: 126

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: I will lift up mine eyes (Walker)

Hymns: 486, 493, 265

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Revd Christopher Huitson

Setting: Sumsion in G

Motets: Love bade me welcome (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 415 (t.  346), 115, 364 (t. 408), 437


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