Worship Repertoire

Throughout the history of the church, composers having been writing special music to enrich the liturgies of the church. For the service of Holy Communion, this involves composing music for the “ordinary” of the mass, or the texts that are spoken or sung at every Eucharist. These include the Kyrie (Lord, have mercy upon us), Gloria (Glory be to God on high), Credo (We believe in one God), Sanctus and Benedictus (Holy, holy, holy… Blessed is he who comes), and Agnus Dei (Lamb of God).

Here is the weekly choral repertoire for the academic year 2017-2018 


September 3

                Duckworth, If Any Will Follow

                MacMillan, A New Song


September 10   

                Pitoni, Cantate Domino

                Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine


September 17

                Wesley, Wash me throughly

                Farrant, Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake


September 24

                Beaumont, Christ is all in all


October 1

                Hoiby, Let This Mind Be in You

                Hassler, Missa secunda


October 8           

                Sanders, A Prayer of St. Francis


October 15

                Purcell, Rejoice in the Lord Always


October 22

                Howells, Now abideth Faith, Hope and Charity

                Lovelace, What Shall I Render


October 29         

                Duckworth, You Shall Love the Lord Thy God

                RVW, Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge


November 5

                Bach, The Lord Is a Son and Shield


November 12

                arr. Thomas, Keep Your Lamps

                Piccolo, I Look from Afar


November 19

                Davies, God Be in My Head


November 26

                Clokey, A Canticle of Peace

                Bairstow, Let All Mortal Flesh


December 3

                Wood, Wake, Awake

                Wood, O Thou, the Central Orb

                Hovhaness, Watchman, Tell Us 

                Fauré, Messe Basse


December 10

                Twynham, Rorate coeli 


December 17     Lessons and Carols

                Arr. Pearsall, In Dulci Jubilo         

                Whitacre, The Chelsea Carol

                Arr. Rutter, Mary’s Lullaby

                Cooman, Wise Men Came Journeying Once Long Ago 


December 24     10:00 am

                The Angel Gabriel


December 24     8:00 pm

                Arr. Willcocks, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly


December 24     10:30 pm

                Bach, Magnificat

                Bach, And there were shepherds (from Christmas Oratorio)


December 25     10:00 am

                Arr. Willcocks, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly


December 31     10:00 am

                Arr. Willcocks, Unto Us Is Born a Son


January 7            

                Ives, Listen, sweet dove

                Elgar, The Spirit of the Lord

                Cooman, Wise Men Came Journeying Once Long Ago 

                Willan, Missa Brevis in E Major


January 14         

                MacMillan, The Lamb has come


January 21

                Messiaen, O sacrum convivium

                RVW, O taste and see


January 28         

                Mathias, The Doctrine of Wisdom


February 4         

                Sumsium, The spacious firmament

                Berger, The Eyes of All Wait Upon Thee

                Haydn, Missa brevis Sti. Joannis de Deo


February 11

                Stanford, For lo, I raise up

                Darke, Christ, whose glory fills the skies

                Harris, Behold, the tabernacle of God


February 14

                MacMillan, Miserere


February 18

                Gibbons, Almighty and everlasting God

                Mendelssohn, Hear my prayer


February 25       

                Mendelssohn, Verleih uns Frieden

                Janowski, My Soul Thirsteth for God


March 4              

                Stanford, Beati quorum via

                MacMillan, The Lamb Has Come for Us

                Howells, The Office of Holy Communion (Collegium Regale)


March 11

                Chilcott, God So Loved the World

                Brahms, Geistliches Lied


March 18

                Lassus, Adoramus te, Christe

                Brahms, Create in Me a Clean Heart


March 25

                Beach, Let This Mind Be in You


March 29            

                Duruflé, Ubi caritas


March 30

                John IV, Crux fidelis


April 1  

                Bairstow, Sing Ye to the Lord

                Schuetz, Woman, Why Weepest Thou?

                Hancock, Missa Resurrectionis

April 8

                Wesley, Blessed Be the God and Father


April 15

                Whitlock, Hear, O My Lord, I See Thee


April 22

                Rutter, The Lord Is My Shepherd


April 29

                Poulenc, Vinea mea electa


May 6

                Duruflé, Ubi caritas

                Darke, Communion Service in E 



May 13                

                Byrd, Veni Sancte Spiritus

                Finzi, God Is Gone Up


May 20                

                Wright, Spirit Devine, Attend Our Prayers

                Palestrina, Sicut cervis


May 27

                Glinka, The Cherubic Hymn

This Sunday

September 24

Nursery opens at 8:45am

8:00am Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 (no music)

9:00am Holy Eucharist, Rite 2 (organ and choir)
          -- with Children's Church

10:15am Education Hour
          -- Adult Education (Upstairs)
          -- Sunday school (Downstairs)
          -- Youth Group (Vicarage)

11:15am Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 (organ and choir)
          -- with Children's Church

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