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.


Thursday 18th April 2019

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motets: God so loved the world (Stainer); Ubi caritas (Duruflé)

Hymns: 280, 270 (Tallis’s Ordinal, 419), 268 (Grafton 202), 302


Sunday 14th April 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Sung by members of Sherborne Chamber Choir

Introit: Exsultate justi (Viadana)

Responses: Sanders

Psalm: 69 vv 1 – 20

Canticles: Sumsion in A

Anthem: Ride on in majesty (Ives)

Hymns: 511, 84

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.15am - Procession from The Green for Palm Sunday

Setting: Missa Sancti Johannes de Deo (Haydn)

Motet: Ubi caritas (Gjeilo)

Hymns: 509, 83, 86, 511


Sunday 7th April 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Responses: Ferial

Psalm: 34 vv 1-10

Canticles: said

Hymns: 74, 73 (ii), 357, 445

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 439, 95, 90, 94


Sunday 31st March 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong with the Litany sung in procession

Introit: Ave Maria (Victoria)

Responses: Tallis

Psalm: 30

Canticles: Second Service (Byrd)

Sung Litany: (Tallis)

Hymns: 481 (462), 369, 393