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 5th January 2020

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd. Leslie McCreadie

Introit: Silent night (Ledger)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 72, vv 1-15

Canticles: Murrill in E

Anthem: O holy night (Adolphe Adam)

Hymns: 52, 40, 47

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd. Guntars Reboks

 

Setting: Jackson in G

Hymns: 36, 48, 47, 49(ii)

Motets: The three Kings (Cornelius);

In the bleak midwinter (Darke)


Sunday 29th December 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Sung by members of Sherborne Chamber Choir

Introit: Bethlehem Down (Warlock)

Responses: Sumsion

Psalm: 148

Canticles: Sumsion in A

Anthem: There is no Rose (Joubert)

Hymns:  34, 44 (282), 40

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd. Leslie McCreadie

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 20 (19ii), 39, 33 (omit **2 & 3), 45 (12)


Wednesday 25th December 2019

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Festal Mattins

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd. Charles Mitchell-Innes

Introit: A great and mighty wonder (Praetorius)

Responses: Leighton

Venite: chant

Psalm: 98

Te Deum: Stanford in C

Jubilate: Britten in E flat

Anthem: The Cherry Tree Carol (Cleobury)

Hymns: 34, 40, 25

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

Celebrant and Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Missa Sancti Johanni (Haydn)

Carols: Lully, lulla (Leighton)

In dulci jubilo (Persall)

Hymns: 30, 21, 29, 26 (omit *v4)