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 10th August 2019

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

Service sung by Royal Memorial Chapel Choir

Introit: Bogoroditsye dyevo (Rachmaninov)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 24

Canticles: Noble in B minor

Anthem: Ave Maria (Bruckner)

Hymn: 251 (t. Abends)


Sunday 4th August 2019

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Responses: Ferial

Psalm: 107 vv 1-12 (said)

Canticles: (said)

Hymns: 268, 374, 391, 252

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 377, 353, 400 (420), 339


Sunday 28th July 2019

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Service sung by Sherborne Choral Course

Setting: Mass for Four Voices (Byrd)

Motets: Ave verum (Byrd)

If ye love me (Tallis)

Hymns: 338, 499, 271, 436


Saturday 27th July 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.00pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by Sherborne Choral Course

Choral director: James Henderson 

Introit: Tallis, If ye love me

Responses: Smith

Psalms 130 & 131 Parratt, Monk

Canticles: Dyson in D

Anthem: Elgar, Give unto the Lord

Hymn: O praise ye the Lord (427)


Friday 26th July 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.00pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by Sherborne Choral Course

Choral director: Bob Chilcott

Responses: Smith

Psalm 119: 161-176 Foster, Elvey

Canticles: Stanford in A

Anthem: Chilcott, Thou knowest Lord

Hymn: How shall I sing that majesty (373)