October to December 2014

Worship for October 2014

Sunday 5 – Harvest Festival

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthem: Thou visitest the earth – Maurice Greene
    • Voluntary: Music for saxophone
  • 11.30 Children’s Mass.

Sunday 12 – Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthems: Plainsong Introit
    • ———– Rejoice in the Lord alway – John Redford
    • Voluntary: “Elevation” from Messe pour les couvents – Francois Couperin

Sunday 19 – St. Luke the Evangelist

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthem: Give us the wings of faith – Ernest Bullock
    • Voluntaries: Adelita – Francisco Tarrega
    • ———– Postlude – Alfred Hollins

Sunday 26 – Dedication Festival

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthem: Locus iste – Anton Bruckner
    • Voluntaries: Music for recorder
    • ———– Grand Chorus in March Form, in Gregorian Tonality (Op.52, No.2) – Alexandre Guilmant

Worship for November 2014

Sunday 2 – All Saints’ Sunday

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthems: Let saints on earth in concert sing – Alan Ridout
    • ———– O thou, the central orb – Charles Wood
  • 11.30 Children’s Mass.
  • 17.30 Requiem for the Feast of All Souls.
    • Setting: Requiem – Gabriel Fauré
    • Voluntary: Fantasia and Fugue in C minor (BWV 537) – J S Bach

Sunday 9 – Remembrance Sunday

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass followed by Act of Remembrance.
    • Anthems: i> Russian Contakion
    • ———– God be in my head – Henry Walford Davies
    • Voluntaries: Nimrod (from “Enigma” Variations) – Edward Elgar
    • ———– Largo from “New World” Symphony – Antonin Dvorák
    • At the Calvary: Reveille and The Last Post

Sunday 16 – Second Sunday before Advent

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthem: Tantum ergo sacramentum – George Henschel
    • Voluntaries: Music for piano
    • ———– Voluntary No. 3 in G minor – Thomas Roseingrave

Sunday 23 – Christ the King

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthems: My soul, there is a country – Hubert Parry
    • ———– Hallelujah (“Messiah”) – G F Handel
    • Voluntaries: Music for brass
    • ———– 9/8 “Great” Prelude in C major (BWV 547) – J S Bach

Sunday 30 – First Sunday of Advent

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthems: Plainsong Introit
    • ———– The truth from above – trad. Herefordshire carol, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Voluntary: Alla Marcia (Allegro non Troppo) – John Ireland

Worship for December 2014

Sunday 7 – Second Sunday of Advent

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthems: Prepare thyself, Zion (“The Christmas Oratorio”) – J S Bach
    • ———– Rejoice in the Lord alway (The “Bell” Anthem) – Henry Purcell
  • 11.30 Children’s Mass.

Sunday 14 – Third Sunday of Advent

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass with Children’s Nativity Pageant.
    • Anthem: This is the record of John – Orlando Gibbons
    • Voluntaries: Music for violin and viola
    • ———– Toccata (“Gothic Suite”) – Leon Boëllmann

Sunday 21 – Fourth Sunday of Advent

  • 08.00 Said Mass.
  • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Anthem: Maria Mater gratiae – G B Crivelli
    • Voluntary: Music for piano
  • 18.00 Service of Readings and Carols.
    • Choir carols: Legend – Peter Tchaikovsky
    • ————— Myn Liking – Richard Terry
    • ————— The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius
    • ————— O holy night – Adolphe Adam
    • ————— The Earl of Salisbury’s Carol – William Byrd
    • Voluntaries: Seasonal organ preludes

Wednesday 24 – Christmas Eve

  • 15.00 Christingle Service.
    • 16.30 Christingle Service.
    • 23.00 Carols and Christmas Music.
    • 23.30 Midnight Mass.
      • Anthem: Ding dong! merrily on high – 16th. century French tune, harmonised by Charles Wood
      • Voluntaries: Chorale prelude – “Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen” (Op.122, No.8) – Johannes Brahms
      • ———– Prelude to a Te Deum – Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Thursday 25 – Christmas Day

    • 10.00 Sung Mass.
      • Anthem: The Coventry Carol – from the 15th. century Pageant
      • Voluntaries: Lullaby – Grayston Ives
      • ———– Allabreve in D (BWV 589) – J S Bach

    Sunday 28 – First Sunday of Christmas

    • 08.00 Said Mass.
    • 10.00 Sung Mass.
    • Voluntaries: Music for piano
    • ———– Choral – “Jesu redemptor omnium” – Marcel Dupré
    • ———– Andante Allegro (from Concerto in B flat) – G F Handel