Choral Repertoire – Winter/Spring 2024

Sunday, January 7 – BAPTISM OF OUR LORD
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 29 (chant: Malcolm Archer)
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day – Gerald Near
O nata lux – Thomas Tallis

Sunday, January 14– EPIPHANY 2
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 139:1-5,12-17 (chant: Edgar Day)
The Lord is my Light – Stephen Sturk
Loving Shepherd of Thy Sheep – John Rutter
5:00pm Lessons & Carols for Epiphany (Schola and Choristers*)
Lord, When You Came to Earth – arr. Barry Rose*
Omnes de Saba – Joseph Rheinberger
Videntes stellam – Francis Poulenc
Lo, Star-Led Chiefs – William Crotch*
The Three Kings – Jonathan Dove
I Wonder as I Wander – Carl Rutti*
Come Ye Lofty, Come Ye Lowly – Breton Carol, arr. Gerre Hancock*

Sunday, January 21– EPIPHANY 3
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 62:6-14
Ain-a That Good News – arr. William Dawson
Jesu the Very Thought of Thee – Edward Bairstow

10:00am Holy Eucharist (Schola)
Psalm 67 (chant: C.F. South)
Exaltabo te, Domine – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Here, O My Lord – Percy Whitlock
5pm Choral Evensong (Adult Choir)
Responses – Craig Phillips
Psalm 67 (chant: C.F. South)
Evening Service in C – Bryan Kelly
Blessed City, Heavenly Salem – Edward Bairstow

Sunday, February 4 – EPIPHANY 5
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Choristers)
Psalm 147:1-12, 21c (chant: Charles Villiers Stanford)
O Praise the Lord – Maurice Greene
Light of the World – John Dankworth

10:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Canterbury Jazz Mass – Barnett/Cleary

Wednesday, February 14 – ASH WEDNESDAY
7pm Holy Eucharist (Schola)
Psalm 103:8-14 (plainsong)
Miserere mei – William Byrd
Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences – Henry Purcell
Lord, For Thy Tender Mercy’s Sake – Richard Farrant

Sunday, February 18 – LENT 1 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
The Great Litany (SATB setting) 
Psalm 25:1-9 (plainsong)
Amazing Grace – arr. John Bertalot
Jesus, So Lowly – Harold Friedell

Sunday, February 25 – LENT 2
9:00am Holy Eucharist (Choristers)
Corpus Christi Carol – Benjamin Britten
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 22:22–30 (plainsong)
Be Ye Followers of God – Leo Sowerby
O salutaris hostia – Edward Elgar

Sunday, March 3 – LENT 3 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Choristers and S&A Schola)
Messe basse – Gabriel Fauré (Kyrie  & Sanctus/Benedictus)
Psalm 19 (plainsong)
Corpus Christi Carol – Benjamin Britten
Ave verum corpus – Gabriel Fauré
5:00pm Choral Evensong (Adult Choir)
Responses –  Kenneth Leighton
Psalm 107:1-22 (chants: Edward Bairstow)
Gloucester Service – Herbert Howells
Bring Us, O Lord God – William Harris

Sunday, March 10 – LENT 4 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Schola) 
Missa brevis – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Psalm 107:1-3,17-22  (plainsong)
Love Bade Me Welcome – David Hurd
Sing, My Soul, His Wondrous Love – Ned Rorem

Sunday, March 17 – LENT 5 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 119:9-16 (Plainsong)
It is a Thing Most Wonderful – Philip Moore
Crux fidelis  – King John of Portugal

Sunday, March 24 – PALM SUNDAY 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir) 
Hosanna to the Son of David – Orlando Gibbons
Psalm 31:9-16 (chant: C. H. Lloyd)
Let This Mind Be in You – Lee Hoiby
The Reproaches – John Sanders
5:00pm  Meditations on Christ’s Passion (Schola)
Crux Fidelis – John IV, King of Portugal
Our Blest Redeemer – Jeffrey Fraser
Timor et tremor – Orlande de Lassus
Drop, Drop Slow Tears – Kenneth Leighton
Ex Ore Innocentium – John Ireland
O vos omnes –  Pablo Casals
In manus tuas – John Sheppard
Salvator mundi (from Requiem) – Herbert Howells

Thursday, March 28 – MAUNDY THURSDAY 
7:00pm Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 116:1,10-16 (Plainsong)
Mandatum – Peter Latona
Ubi caritas – Ola Gjeilo
Tantum ergo –  Sydney H. Nicholson

Friday, March 29 – GOOD FRIDAY 
12:00pm Liturgy (Schola)
Psalm 22 (Plainsong)
Passion According to St. John – Plainsong
Timor et tremor – Orlande de Lassus
In manus tuas – John Sheppard
Ave verum corpus – William Byrd

Saturday, March 30 – EASTER SATURDAY
7:00pm Easter Vigil (Schola)
Psalm 46 
Song of Moses 
Sicut cervus – G.P. da Palestrina
Psalm 30
Sing ye to the Lord – Edward Bairstow
Regina coeli – Gregor Aichinger

Sunday, March 31 – EASTER SUNDAY 
9:00am & 11:15am Holy Eucharist (Choristers (9:00am) & Adult Choir) 
Truro Eucharist – David Briggs (11:15am only)
Psalm 118 – Richard Proulx (9:00am only)
Christ Our Passover – Frank Boles (11:15am only) 
Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem – Charles Villiers Stanford
Arise, My Love – Healey Willan

Sunday, April 7 – EASTER 2
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Schola)
Psalm 133 (chant: Hancock/Andrew)
Surgens Jesus  – Peter Philips
Regina coeli – Gregor Aichinger

Sunday, April 14 – EASTER 3 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 4 (chant: Derek Cantrill)
See What Love – Felix Mendelssohn
As the Apple Tree – Robert Walker

Sunday, April 21 – EASTER 4 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 23 (chant: Jeffrey Smith)
The Lord is My Shepherd – Thomas Matthews
O sacrum convivium – Stephanie Martin

Sunday, April 28 – EASTER 5 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Schola)
Missa secunda – Hans Leo Hassler (Gloria & Sanctus/Benedictus)
22:24-30 (chant: Samuel Wesley)
O Be Joyful in the Lord – Richard Shephard
If Ye Love Me – Philip Wilby
5pm Choral Evensong (Adult Choir)
Responses John Reading
Psalm 8 (chant: Lawes/Corfé)
Service Henry Smart in B-flat
I Know That My Redeemer – Cecilia McDowall

Sunday, May 5 – EASTER 6 
11:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 98 (chant: John Randall)
A New Song – James MacMillan
I Saw Down Under His Shadow – Edward Bairstow

11:00am Holy Eucharist (Choristers)
Psalm 93 (chant: Edwin G. Monk)
Praise – George Dyson
Risen Lord – Barry Rose (from High Praise, p. 108)

10:00am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Psalm 104:25-35 (chant: Walter Parratt)
O Day Full of Grace – F. Melius Christiansen
Draw Us in the Spirit’s Tether – Harold Friedell
5pm Choral Evensong (Adult Choir, at St. Martin-in-the-Field’s, Chestnut Hill)
Draw Us in the Spirit’s Tether – Harold Friedell
Responses John Reading
Psalm 104:25-35 (chant: Walter Parratt)
Evening Service in D – George Dyson
The Spirit of the Lord – Edward Elgar

Sunday, May 26– TRINITY SUNDAY
11.0am Holy Eucharist (Adult Choir)
Spatzenmesse – W.A. Mozart
Psalm 8 (chant: Corfé/Lawes)
In the Year King Uzziah Died – David McK Williams
Heilig  – Felix Mendelssohn