Worship


Music Monthly – April 2018



Music Monthly – April 2018

March 28 – Wednesday in Holy Week7.30pm: TenebraeResponsaries – WillanPsalms 4, 24, 27, 51 Benedictus – Nanini in falsobordoni184, 330 March 28 – Maundy Thursday7.30pm: Choral Eucharist and Stripping of the SancuturyMissa l’hora passa – ViadanaPsalm 116: 1, 10-17View me, Lord, a work of thine – Lloyd O Sacred Feast – Willan511, 508, 497, 64 […]

The Penal Cross – Sarah Petite



The Penal Cross – Sarah Petite

The large crucifix that hangs on the pillar in Christ Church Cathedral during the last two weeks before Easter is an adaptation of an Irish traditional form known as the “Penal Cross.” One given to me many years ago hangs in my home, and gave me inspiration for my large version. The original is simple […]

Music Monthly – March 2018



Music Monthly – March 2018

Sunday 4 March – Third in Lent10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS)Rejoice in the Lord alway – Anon. 16th centuryGerman Mass – SchubertPsalm 19View me, Lord, a work of thine – Lloyd253, 291, 527, 479, 602Choral Song – S.S. Wesley 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP)Smith ResponsesPsalm 34Weelkes’ Short ServiceOut of the deep – Morley175, 607, 347Introduction & Passacaglia […]

Taizé worship during Lent



Taizé worship during Lent

More Taizé services will be available during Lent Candles flicker in the semi-darkness of the cathedral on a cold winter’s evening as  people seated in a circle begin to softly sing in Latin to piano accompaniment. “Laudate omnes gentes, laudate dominum.” The two simple phrases, which mean “Sing praises, all you people, sing praises to […]

Music Monthly – February 2018



Music Monthly – February 2018

Sunday 4 February 2018 – Fifth after the Epiphany 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) O come, ye servants of the Lord – Tye Barnard in C Psalm 147:1-12, 21c Ave verum corpus – Elgar 344, 293, 454, 59, 444 Praeludium in G minor BuxWV 149 – Buxtehude 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Smith Responses Psalms 84 and […]

Music Monthly – January 2018



Music Monthly – January 2018

Sunday 7 January 2018 – The Baptism of the Lord 10.00: Choral Eucharist with Holy Baptism (BAS) Christ hath a garden – Drinkell A German Mass – Schubert Psalm 29 View me, Lord, a work of thine – Lloyd 162, 377, 453, 40, 165, 162 Prelude and Fugue in modo dorico BWV 538 – Bach […]

Music Monthly – December 2017



Music Monthly – December 2017

Sunday 3 December – First Sunday of Advent 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) Nun komm der Heiden Heiland – Praetorius Missa l’hora passa – Viadana Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 The Lord will come and not be slow – Tye 108, 446, 88, 48, 110 Prelude on Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV 661 – Bach 4.00: Advent […]

Music Monthly – November 2017



Music Monthly – November 2017

5 November 2017 – All Saints – Remembrance Sunday10.00: Choral Eucharist with the Renewal of the Vows of Baptism (BAS)The souls of the righteous – MurrayMissa Secunda – HasslerPsalm 34:1-10, 22My soul, there is a country – Parry281, 439, 277, 275, 70, 276Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 534 – Bach 4.00: Choral Evensong […]

Music Monthly – October 2017



Music Monthly – October 2017

October 1 2017 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake – Hilton German Mass – Schubert Psalm 78: 1-4, 12-16 Sacerdotes Domini – Byrd 388(433), 386, 624, 79, 491 A Trumpet Minuet – Hollins 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Smith Responses Psalms 19 and 46 Sumsion in G […]