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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]


March 29, 2009 – Lent 5

Prelude: Praise the Lord, O My Soul Dietrich Buxtehude

Processional Hymn: 372 (Richmond) Praise to the holiest in the height

Psalm 51: 1-13

Anthem: Jesus, Sun of Life, My Splendor G.F. Handel

Jesus, Son of Life, my splendour,

Jesus, Thou, my friend most tender,

Jesus, joy of my desiring,

Font of life, my soul inspiring.

Offertory Hymn: 498 (Brother James’ Air) How lovely is thy dwelling


O Lord, I Cry to Thee Jacob Arcadelt

with organ arrangement by Franz Liszt

Closing Hymn: 575 (Thaxted) Let streams of living justice

Postlude: Praise the Lord, O My Soul Dietrich Buxtehude


March 22, 2009 – Lent 4 – Mothering Sunday


Yea, the Darkness Is No Darkness to Thee [Psalm 139:11] Herbert Howells

Yea, the darkness is no darkness to Thee,

but the night is a clear as the day.

The darkness and light are to Thee both alike.

Processional Hymn: 602 (Crucifer) Lift high the cross

Anthem: God So Loved the World John Stainer

Offertory Hymn: 502 (Bring Forth the Kingdom) You are salt for the earth


New Every Morning Is His Love Hubert Parry

The Mothers’ Union Hymn: “Gracious Saviour, Who Honours Womankind”

Closing Hymn: 500 (Servant Song) Sister, let me be your servant

Postlude: Andante maestoso Charles Stanford


March 15, 2009 – Lent 3


Adagio [K.356] W.A. Mozart

The Ave Verum of Mozart Franz Liszt

Processional Hymn: 388 (Austria) Glorious things of thee are spoken

Psalm 19

Anthem: The Spacious Firmament on High Franz Josef Haydn

The spacious firmament on high,

With all the blue ethereal sky,

spangled heavens, and shining frame,

Their great originator proclaim.

Offertory Hymn: 427 (Forest Green) All beautiful the march of days


Charity Gioacchino Rossini

For the Beauty of the Earth Konrad Kocher

Closing Hymn: 393 (St. Denio) Immortal, invisible, God only wise

Postlude: Voluntary II G.F. Handel


March 8, 2009 – Lent 2


O God, Thou Faithful God Johannes Brahms

My Heart Is Filled with Longing Johannes Brahms

Processional Hymn: 350 (St. Thomas) Stand up and bless the Lord

Anthem: Put Thou Thy Trust in God Philip Tomblings

Put thou thy trust in God,

In duties path go on;

Walk in his strength with faith and hope,

So shall thy work be done.

John Wesley

Offertory Hymn: 505 (Slane) Be thou my vision


Andante tranquillo Felix Mendelssohn

Call Jehovah Thy Salvation Felix Mendelssohn

Closing Hymn: 431 (Breslau) Take up your cross, the Saviour said

Postlude: Introitus Franz Liszt


March 1, 2009 – Lent 1


Messe pour les Couvents François Couperin

Chromhorne sur la Taille

Dialogue sur la Voix humaine

Recit de tierce

Elevation: Tierce en Taille

Processional Hymn: 170 (Erhalt uns, Herr) The glory of these forty days

Psalm 25:1-9

Anthem: O Saviour of the World John Goss

O Saviour of the world

Who by thy cross and precious blood

Hast redeemed us,

Save us and help us.

Offertory Hymn: 176 (Lew Trenchard) By the holy spirit sent


Lord God, I Love Thee Jacob Praetorius

O Love, How Deep, How Broad Michael Praetorius

Closing Hymn: 482 (Beach Spring) Come and journey with a saviour

Postlude: Toccata Johann Jakob Froberger