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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]


April 29, 2012 - Easter 4 (Good Shepherd Sunday)


Pastorale J.S. Bach

Chant Pastorale Theodore Dubois

Processional Hymn: 300 (Westminster Abbey) Christ is made the sure foundation

Psalm 23

Choir Anthem: They That Wait Upon the Lord John Purifoy

Comfort ye my people,

Pardon has come from the hand of God:

He will feed his flock like a shepherd,

Gather the lambs in his arms.

Is. 40:1-2, 11-31

Offertory Hymn: 520 (Dominus Regit Me) The King of love my shepherd is


Pastorale on “Divinum Mysterium” Austin Lovelace

“Of Eternal Love Begotten”

Communion Hymn:519 (Crimond) The Lord is my shepherd

Closing Hymn: 378 (Diademata) Crown Him with many crowns

Postlude: Toccata in D Minor J.S. Bach


April 22, 2012 – Easter 3

Preludes: Now, My Soul, Praise the Lord! Dietrich Buxtehude

Processional Hymn: 599 (Church Triumphant) Awake! Awake! Fling off the night

Anthem: From Death Arose Our Lord Bach/Buszin

From death arose our Lord, the Christ: Alleluia!

To cleanse us all from guilt and sin: Alleluia!

Offertory Hymn: 212 (Victory) The strife is o’er

Communion: Our Father, Who Art in Heaven Dietrich Buxtehude

Communion Hymn: 80 (St. Christopher) We hail thee now, O Jesus

Closing Hymn:84 (St. Osmund) Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in G J.S.Bach


April 15, 2012 – Easter 2


Meditation Flor Peeters

Andante Cantabile Charles Marie Widor

Processional Hymn: 220 (All Saints) Christ is risen, Christ is risen

Psalm 133

Anthem: In Joseph’s Lovely Garden Spanish

In Joseph’s lovely garden,

The Lord Christ’s tomb was made,

And there his broken body

To rest was gently laid,

But God sent down His angel,

To roll the stone away.

Offertory Hymn: 482 (Beach Spring) Come and journey with a Saviour

Communion: Antiphon Marcel Dupre

Communion Hymn: 619 (Crusader’s Hymn) Fairest Lord Jesus

Closing Hymn: 214 (St. Venantius) The Lamb’s high banquet called to share

Postlude: Procession Flor Peeters


April 8, 2012 – Easter


Trumpet Tune Henry Purcell

Sonata Seconda G.B.Viviani


Processional Hymn: 206 (Llanfair) Christ the Lord is risen today

Easter Anthem Replacement: 750: Christ Our Passover

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24

Anthem: The Strife Is O’er Henry Ley

The strife is o’er, the battle done;

Now is the Victor’s triumph won:

O let the song of praise be sung,

Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

(Combined Choirs)

Offertory Hymn: 205 (Ellacombe) The day of resurrection

Communion: Canzona J.S.Bach

Communion Hymn 216 (St. Fulbert) Ye choirs of New Jerusalem

Recessional Hymn: 210 (Maccabaeus) Yours be the glory, risen, conquering son

Postlude: Voluntary in C G.F.Handel


April 1, 2012 – Palm Sunday

Prelude: Fete-Dieu Theodore Dubois

Processional Hymn: 181 (St. Theodulph) All glory, laud, and honour

Psalm 31: 9-16

Anthem: Draw Nigh and Take the body of the Lord Barbara de Lateur

Draw near and take the body of the Lord,

And drink the holy blood for you outpoured.

Saved by that body and that holy blood,

With souls refreshed, we render thanks to God.

Offertory Hymn: 414 (Roeder) God of the sparrow

Communion: Communion George Saint-George

Communion Hymn: 386 (Rockingham) When I survey the wondrous cross

Recessional Hymn: 182 (Winchester New) Ride on, ride on in majesty

Postlude: The Procession to Calvary John Stainer