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 25th August 2019

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 443, 366, 271, 490


Sunday 18th August 2019

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

Officiant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Responses: Ferial

Psalm: 119 vv 17-24 (said)

Canticles: (said)

Hymns: 476, 467, 358 (ii), 345

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Revd Christopher Huitson

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 231, 360 (3i), 381, 466


Sunday 11th August 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Bill Cave

Service sung by Royal Memorial Chapel Choir

Introit: Sicut cervus (Palestrina)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 108

Canticles: Stanford in G

Anthem: They that go down to the sea in ships

(Herbert Sumsion)

Hymns: 359 (322), 354

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

Celebrant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Preacher: Canon Tim Biles

Service sung by Royal Memorial Chapel Choir

Setting: Montague Phillips in C

Motet: Ave verum corpus (Colin Mawby)

Hymns: 234 (ii), 232, 410, 436


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)