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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]


March 31, 2013 – Easter

Prelude: O Festive Day Theodore Dubois

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

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24

Anthem: Good Christian Men, Rejoice and Sing Ernest Bullock

Good Christian men, rejoice and sing!

Now is the triumph of our King!

To all the world good news we bring:


St. James’ Combined Choirs

Gradual Hymn: 203 (Easter Hymn) Jesus Christ is risen today

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

Communion Music:

Jesus Christ Is Risen Today Healey Willan

Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour Healey Willan

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

Postlude: Sound the Trumpet G.F.Handel


March 29, 2013 Good Friday

Preludes: Good Friday Hymns

Forty Days and Forty Nights

Cross of Jesus

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

The St. James Orchestra

Hymn: 198 (Passion Chorale) O sacred head, now wounded

Hymn: 196 (Herzliebster Jesu) Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended?

Hymn 386 (Rockingham) When I survey the wondrous cross


March 28, 2013 - Maundy Thursday

Prelude: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded J.G. Walther

Processional Hymn: 442 (St. Petersburg) Great God, your love has called us here

Psalm 116:10-17

Anthem: God So Loved the World John Stainer

God so loved the world,

That he gave his only begotten Son,

That whoso believeth in him,

Should not perish,

But have everlasting life.

Gospel Hymn: 174 (Penn House) Eternal Lord of Love

Offertory Hymn: 184 (Love Unknown) My song is love unknown

Communion Music: The Last Supper Jaromir Weinberger

Psalm 22:1-20:


March 23, 2013 – Palm and Passion Sunday


Andante Cantabile Charles-Marie Widor

The Procession with Palms Jean-Baptiste Faure

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

Act of Praise Hymn: 182 (Winchester New) Ride on, ride on in majesty

Psalm 31: 9-16:

Anthem: Jesu, Lamb of God W.A.Mozart

Jesu, Lamb of God, Redeemer,

Born the Virgin Mary’s Son,

Now, upon the cross,

Has man’s salvation won.

Gospel Hymn: 174 (Penn House) Eternal Lord of love

Offertory Hymn: 202 (Billman) (Back Cover)

Communion Music:

Communion Jacque Lemmens

Draw Nigh and Take the Body of the Lord Barbara de Lateur

Recessional Hymn: 190 (Nicht so traurig) Go to dark Gethsemane

Postlude: The Procession to Calvary John Stainer


March 17, 2013 – Lent 5


Three Preludes on Old Southern Hymns Gardner Read

Thou Man of Grief, Remember Me

Alas! And Did My Saviour Bleed?

Do Not I Love Thee, O My Lord?

Processional Hymn: 345 (Gwalchmai) King of glory, King of peace

Psalm 126

Anthem: Behold the Lamb of God Healey Willan

Behold the Lamb of God,,

Which taketh away the sin of the world

Gradual Hymn: 174 (Penn House) Eternal Lord of love

Offertory Hymn: 435 (Mozart) Take my life, and let it be

Communion Music:

Ah, Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou Offended? J.S.Bach

Organ version by Johannes Brahms

Recessional Hymn: 438 (Day of Rest) O Jesus, I have promised

Postlude: Fairest Lord Jesus Alice Jordan


March 10, 2013 – Lent 4 – Mothering Sunday

Prelude: Voluntaries I and IV John Stanley

Processional Hymn:434 (Aurelia) The love of Jesus calls us

Psalm 32

Anthem: Keep Me Faithfully In Thy Paths, O Lord G.F.Handel

Keep me faithfully in the paths, O Lord,

And cleanse me from my sin.

Gradual Hymn: 174 (Penn House) Eternal Lord of love, behold your church

Offertory Hymn: 628 (Puer Nobis Nascitur) O love, how deep, how broad, how high


Larghetto G.F.Handel

Gracious Saviour, Who Honours Womankind J.F.Wade (Mothers’ Union Hymn)

Recessional Hymn: 442 (St. Petersburg) Great God, your love has called us here

Postlude: Voluntary in C G.F.Handel


March 3, 2013 – Lent 3

Prelude: Jesus, Priceless Treasure Johann Gottfried Walther

Processional Hymn: 384 (Lobe den Herren) Praise to the Lord

Psalm 63

Anthem: Forever Blest is He That Serves the Lord Handel/Stanton

Gradual Hymn: 174 (Penn House) Eternal Lord of love

Offertory Hymn: 478 (Albano) Almighty God, thy word is cast

Communion Music: Jesus, Priceless Treasure Friedrich Wilhelm Zachau

Communion Hymn: 555 (Salzburg) O God of Bethel, by whose hand

Recessional Hymn: 565 (Cwm Rhondda) Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

Postlude: Postlude on the Hymn” Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” Johann Gottfried Walther