Choral Music 2016-2017

Homecoming Sunday through Ash Wednesday

 

Sunday, September 11: The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
The Office of Holy Communion “Collegium Regale” – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
I was glad – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968) 
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876) 

 

Sunday, September 18: The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Grayston Ives (b. 1948) 
Beati quorum via – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

 

Sunday, September 25: The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Andrea Gabrieli (1532/33-1585)
Praise the Lord, O my soul – Ned Rorem (b. 1923) 
Give almes of thy goods – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572/73)

 

Sunday, October 2: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in A minor – Harold Darke (1888-1976) 
Be still, my soul – Percy Whitlock (1903-1946) 
O Lord, increase our faith – Henry Loosemore (c. 1600-1670)

Choral Evensong, 3 p.m. 
(Combined Choirs)

Salve Regina – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Preces and Responses – Philip Radcliffe (1905-1986)
Evening Service in F – Harold Friedell (1905-1958) 
Thou, O God, art praised in Sion – Malcolm Boyle (1902-1976) 

 

Sunday, October 9: The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Secunda – Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Jesu, the very thought of thee – Paul Halley (b. 1952)
Almighty and everlasting God – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) 

 

Sunday, October 16: The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis D-dur, K. 194 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) 
Thy word is a lantern – Henry Purcell (1659-1695) 
I will lift up mine eyes – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968) 

 

Sunday, October 23: The Feast of Saint James of Jerusalem

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Jonathan Dove (b. 1959) 
Os justi – Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
These are they which follow the Lamb – John Goss (1800-1880) 

 

Sunday, October 30: The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in F – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995) 
O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV 118 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750) 
Hide not thou thy face – Richard Farrant (c. 1530-1580)

 

Tuesday, November 1: The Feast of All Saints

Solemn High Mass, 7 p.m.
Missa O quam gloriosum – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) 
O quam gloriosum – Victoria
Blessed are the pure in heart – Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)

 

Wednesday, November 2: The Commemoration of All Faithful Departed

Choral Requiem Mass, 7 p.m.
Messe de Requiem, Opus 9 – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

 

Sunday, November 6: The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Missa Aeterna Christi munera – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Exsultate Deo – Palestrina
Hide me under the shadow of thy wings – John E. West (1863-1929)
 

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 3 p.m.
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir, with the Choir of Boys & 
Girls)
Salve Regina – Robert Lucas Pearsall (1795-1856)
Preces & Responses – Richard Ayleward (1626-1669)
Evening Service in A minor – T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953) 
How calmly the evening – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
O salutaris Hostia, S. 43 – Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

 

Sunday, November 13: The Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Sancti Josephi – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
Draw us in the Spirit’s tether – Harold Friedell (1905-1986)
A New Song – James MacMillan (b. 1959) 

 

Sunday, November 20: The Last Sunday after Pentecost  Christ the King

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Resurrectionis – Gerre Hancock (1934-2012) 
Judge eternal – Hancock
Dignus est Agnus – Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003) 

 

Sunday, November 27: The First Sunday of Advent

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Messa a quattro voci da cappella (1641) – Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) 
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland – Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654) 
The Advent Prose – Plainsong, Mode I
 
A Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols, 3 p.m. 
(Combined Choirs) 

Matin Responsory – Janette Fishell (b. 1958)
A New Song – James MacMillan (b. 1959) 
E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come – Paul Manz (1919-2009) 
People, look East – Daniel Shapiro (b. 1985)
Es is ein Ros’ entsprungen – arr. Jan Sandström (b. 1954)
The seven joys of Mary – arr. William Whitehead (b. 1970) 
We wait for thy loving-kindness – William McKie (1901-1984) 

 

Sunday, December 4: The Second Sunday of Advent

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in F – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
O thou the central orb – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Oculi omnium – Wood

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 3 p.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Alma Redemptoris Mater – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Preces & Responses – William Smith (c. 1603-1645)
Evening Service in F (Collegium Regale) – Charles Wood (1866-1926) 
Never weather-beaten sail (Songs of Farewell) – C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918) 
O salutaris Hostia – Sydney Nicholson (1875-1947) 

 

Sunday, December 11: The Third Sunday of Advent

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa super Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland – J. C. F. Fischer (c. 1656-1746) 
Rejoice in the Lord alway – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Never weather-beaten sail – Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

 

Sunday, December 18: The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Mass of the Quiet Hour – George Oldroyd (1887-1956) 
I sing of a maiden – Patrick Hadley (1899-1973) 
Never weather-beaten sail – Charles Wood (1866-1926) 

 

Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve

A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, 4 p.m. 
Come, listen to my story – arr. Stanley Vann (1910-2010) 
Adam lay ybounden – John Ireland (1879-1962)
Jesus Christ the apple tree – Stanford Scriven (b. 1988)
For unto us a child is born (Messiah) – George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) 
Ave Maria – Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Sleep little Jesus, sleep – arr. Roxanna Panufnik (b. 1968) 
O magnum mysterium – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Quem pastores laudavere – James Bassi (b. 1961)

Music for Choir and Congregation, 10:30 p.m.

Solemn High Mass, 11 p.m.
Messe de minuit pour Noël, H. 9 – Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704) 
O magnum mysterium – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Quem pastores laudavere – James Bassi (b. 1961)

 

Sunday, December 25: Christmas Day

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Missa ad praesepe – George Malcolm (1917-1997)
In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke (1888-1976) 
The Infant King – arr. David Willcocks (1919-1995)

 

Sunday, January 1: The Holy Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Missa O magnum mysterium – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
O magnum mysterium – Victoria
What sweeter musick – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947) 

Solemn Evensong & Benediction, 3 p.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Alma Redemptoris Mater – Plainsong, Mode V
Preces & Responses – William Byrd (1543-1623) 
Evening Service in F minor – Alan Gray (1855-1935) 
O magnum mysterium – Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943) 
O salutaris Hostia – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

Friday, January 6: The Epiphany

Solemn High Mass, 7 p.m.
Communion Service in E, Opus 18 – Horatio Parker (1863-1919) 
The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius (1824-1874), arr. Ivor Atkins (1869-1963)
Lo, star-led chiefs – William Crotch (1775-1847) 

 

Sunday, January 8: The First Sunday after the Epiphany – The Baptism of Christ

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in B-flat, Opus 10 – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 
This is the record of John – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) 
Jesus autem hodie – Peter Hallock (1924-2014)

 

Sunday, January 15: The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Messe Es-dur (Cantus Missae) – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
I waited for the Lord – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
O God, who by the leading of a star – Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

 

Sunday, January 22: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Canterbury Mass – Anthony Piccolo (b. 1953)
Jesus Christ the apple tree – Piccolo
Sing, my soul, his wondrous love – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

 

Sunday, January 29: The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in D – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
The Beatitudes – Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)
Blessed are those that be undefiled in the way – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 

Thursday, February 2: The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ – Candlemas

Choral High Mass with Blessing of Candles, 7 p.m.
Nunc dimittis – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Missa Bell’ Amfitrit’ altera – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) 
Behold, the tabernacle of God – William Harris (1883-1973)
Senex puerum (à 5) – William Byrd (1543-1623)

 

Sunday, February 5: The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
Messe G-dur, D. 167 – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Light of the world – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Ave verum corpus – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1797)

Choral Evensong, 3 p.m. 
(Combined Choirs)

Ave Regina coelorum – Peter Philips (c. 1560-1628)
Preces and Responses – Philip Radcliffe (1905-1986)
Third Service – Philip Moore (b. 1943) 
Transfiguration – Craig Phillips (b. 1961)
O salutaris Hostia – Pierre de la Rue (c. 1452-1518)

 

Sunday, February 12: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Morus – Elliott Z. Levine (b. 1948)
O God, thou art my God – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Teach me, O Lord – Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

 

Sunday, February 19: The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Greater love hath no man – John Ireland (1879-1962)
O thou who camest from above – Philip Lawson (b. 1957)

 

Sunday, February 26: The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
Missa brevis – Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Christ, whose glory fills the skies – T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
O nata lux – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) 


Wednesday, March 1: Ash Wednesday

Choral High Mass with Imposition of Ashes, 7 p.m.
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Mass for Four Voices – William Byrd (1543-1623)
Miserere mei, Deus – Gregorio Allegri (c. 1582-1652)
Emendemus in melius – Byrd
Thou knowest, Lord – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)