Calendar of Liturgies & Choral Music 2019-2020
 

The current Calendar of Liturgies and Choral Music through Ash Wednesday 2020. Each year, the Calendar of Liturgies and Choral Music through Ash Wednesday is published in the fall; in January the calendar for the remainder of the year will be posted.

Unless otherwise specified, the Family Mass at 9 a.m. is sung by the Choir of Boys and Girls, and the High Mass at 11 a.m. by the mixed Parish Choir of adults.

Please note that Choral Evensong, normally including Benediction, is sung on the first Sunday of most months, and that afternoon services are held at 4 p.m.

Also note that Low Mass is said each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. in the Lady Chapel. To see previous years' Music Schedules see Archived Music Schedules.


Sunday, September 8: The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
I will worship – Sir George Dyson (1883-1964)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in G, Opus 81 – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life – John Sanders (1933-2003)
Here, O my Lord – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Sunday, September 15: The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
When I’m afflicted, poor, and low – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in F – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
How can I keep from singing? – arr. Karen Thomas (b. 1957)
Go down, Moses (from A Child of Our Time) – arr. Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998) 

Sunday, September 22: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Cantata 147) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Andrea Gabrieli (1532/33-1585)
I love all beauteous things – Judith Weir (b. 1954)
Lay up for yourselves – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

Sunday, September 29: Saint Michael and All Angels

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Panis angelicus – César Franck (1822-1890)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Schola Missa de Angelis – Roxanna Panufnik (b. 1968)
How dazzling fair – Charles Wood (1866-1926) 
Duo seraphim – Richard Dering (c. 1530-1580)

Sunday, October 6: The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
O thou who camest from above – Philip Lawson (b. 1957)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Morus – Elliot Z. Levine (b. 1948)
O thou who camest from above – Lawson
O Lord, increase our faith – Henry Loosemore (1607-1670)

Choral Evensong, 4 p.m. (Sung by Combined Choirs)
Salve Regina – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Preces & Responses – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
Evening Service (Mount St. Alban) – David Hogan (1949-1996)
O Trinity of blessed Light – John E. West (1863-1929)

Sunday, October 13: The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
All manner of thing – Sarah MacDonald (b. 1968)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in A minor – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
He watching over Israel (Elijah) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Oratio Patris Condren: Jesus vivens in Maria – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

Sunday, October 20: The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
I will lift up mine eyes – Caleb Burhans (b. 1980)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Qual Donna – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
I will lift up mine eyes – Leo Sowerby (1888-1968)
Be still, my soul – Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)

Organ Recital, 4 p.m.
Scott Dettra, organist

Sunday, October 27: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
O how amiable – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.

Missa brevis — Everett Titcomb (1884-1968)
Let us love in deed and truth — Larry King (1932-1990)  
O for a closer walk with God — Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)  

Friday, November 1: All Saints’ Day

Solemn High Mass, 7 p.m.
Missa brevis — Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
Hark, I hear the harps eternal — arr. Alice Parker (b. 1925)
Justorum animae — William Byrd (1543-1623)

Saturday, November 2: All Souls’ Day

Solemn Requiem Mass, 11 a.m. (Sung by Combined Choirs)
Messe de Requiem, Opus 9 – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Sunday, November 3: The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Litany to the Holy Spirit – Peter Hurford (1930-2019)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in B-flat, Opus 10 — Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
My song shall be alway of the loving-kindness — Godfrey Sampson (1902-1949)
Open our eyes — Will C. Macfarlane (1870-1945)

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Salve Regina – Katie Burk (b. 1990)
Preces & Responses – Richard Ayleward (1626-1669)
Evening Service in E-flat (No. 2) – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
O Lord, support us – Carson Cooman (b. 1982)
O salutaris Hostia – Lorenzo Perosi (1872-1956)

Sunday, November 10: The Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
A new heart – Melissa Dunphy (b. 1980)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in B minor – T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953)
If ye be risen again with Christ – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
They that put their trust in the Lord – Robin Orr (1909-2006)

Sunday, November 17: The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester – L. J. White (1910-1970)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
The Office of Holy Communion “Collegium Regale” – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Jesu, the very thought of thee – Paul Halley (b. 1952)
O sacrum convivium – Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)

Organ Recital, 4 p.m.
Joshua Stafford, organist

Sunday, November 24: The Feast of Christ the King

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Christ, whose glory fills the skies – Richard Shepherd (b. 1949)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Resurrectionis – Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
La terre appartient à l’Eternel – Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
Ride on, King Jesus – arr. Nancy Wertsch (b. 1948)

Sunday, December 1: The First Sunday of Advent

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
People, look East – arr. Craig Phillips (b. 1961)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in F – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
The eyes of all wait upon thee – Sir William Harris (1883-1973)
O Emmanuel – Ēriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Alma Redemptoris Mater – Gregor Aichinger (c. 1565-1628)
Preces & Responses – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
Third Service – Philip Moore (b. 1943)
A New Song – James MacMillan (b. 1959)
O salutaris Hostia – Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Sunday, December 8: The Second Sunday of Advent

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
How beautiful upon the mountains – Sir John Stainer (1840-1901)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Canterbury Mass – Anthony Piccolo (b. 1946)
How beautiful upon the mountains – Stainer
Oculi omnium – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

A Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols, 4 p.m. (Sung by Combined Choirs)
Matin Responsory – Janette Fishell (b. 1958)
A Song of Peace, Opus 113/4 – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Unser lieben Frauen Traum – Max Reger (1873-1916)
O Oriens – Melissa Dunphy (b. 1980)
People, look East – arr. Barry Rose (b. 1934)
Angelus ad Virginem – arr. Andrew Carter (b. 1939)
E’en so, Lord Jesus, quicky come – Paul Manz (1919-2009)
We wait for thy loving-kindness – Sir William McKie (1901-1984)

Sunday, December 15: The Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete)

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
There’s a voice in the wilderness crying – arr. Craig Phillips (b. 1961)

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 – 16th century anonymous
Never weather-beaten sail – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

An Advent Pageant, 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 22: The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Ave Maria – Simon Lindley (b. 1948)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Hardwick Mass – Gary Davison (b. 1961)
I sing of a maiden – Patrick Hadley (1899-1937)
The Advent Prose – Plainsong, mode I

Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve

A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, 4 p.m. (Combined Choirs)
Sussex Carol – arr. Joseph Flummerfelt (1937-2019)
Adam lay ybounden – Carson Cooman (b. 1982)
Jesus Christ the apple tree – Anthony Piccolo (b. 1946)
In the chill of bleak midwinter – McNeil Robinson (1943-2015)
There is no rose – Stephen Caracciolo (b. 1962)
Sleep, little Jesus, sleep – Roxanna Panufnik (b. 1968)
No small wonder – Paul Edwards (b. 1955)
Torches – John Joubert (1927-2019)

Choral & Organ Prelude, 10:30 p.m.

Solemn High Mass, 11 p.m. (with strings and harp)
Mass in F – Charles Wood (1866-1926), arr. for strings, harp, and organ by Bryan Dunnewald (b. 1995)
Quelle est cette odeur agréable? – arr. Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
Quem pastores laudavere – James Bassi (b. 1961)

Wednesday, December 25: Christmas Day

Choral High Mass, 10 a.m.
Missa ad praesepe – George Malcolm (1917-1997)
Nativity Carol – John Rutter (b. 1945)
The Infant King – arr. Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)

Sunday, December 29: The First Sunday after Christmas

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Huron Carol – Robert Lehman (b. 1960)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Mass of the Quiet Hour – George Oldroyd (1887-1956)
In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
There is no rose – Jessica Nelson (b. 1983)

Sunday, January 5: The Second Sunday after Christmas

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Manger Carol – Leo Sowerby (1888-1968)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa O magnum mysterium – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Love came down at Christmas – John Rutter (b. 1945)
Christmas Daybreak – Robert Convery (b. 1954)

The Eve of the Epiphany: Solemn Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Alma Redemptoris Mater à 4 – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Preces & Responses – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
Evening Service in A, Opus 10 – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
There shall a star from Jacob (Christus) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
O salutaris Hostia – Sir Sydney Nicholson (1875-1947)

Sunday, January 12: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Give laud unto the Lord – Sir Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis C-dur, KV 220 (“Piccolomini”) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Set me as a seal – Carson Cooman (b. 1982)
The Baptism of Christ – Peter Hallock (1924-2014)

Sunday, January 19: The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
O God, who by the leading of a star – Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Eliensis – Arthur Wills (b. 1926)
Now there lightens upon us – Leo Sowerby (1888-1968)
O God, who by the leading of a star – Attwood

Music for Trumpets and Organ, 4 p.m.
Led by David Bilger, trumpeter, and Robert McCormick, organist

Sunday, January 26: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
God is our hope and strength (Cantata 24) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in A & D – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
Expectans expectavi – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
From the rising of the sun – Sir Frederick A. G. Ouseley (1825-1889)

Sunday, February 2: The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Behold, the tabernacle of God – Sir William Harris (1883-1973)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Princeps Pacis – William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982)
Before the heavens were spread abroad – Horatio Parker (1863-1919)
Sing, my soul, his wondrous love – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

Blessing of Candles, Solemn Evensong, & Benediction, 4 p.m. (Combined Choirs)
Ave Regina coelorum – Nicolas Gombert (c. 1495-c. 1560)
Preces & Responses – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
Gloucester Service – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Quam dilecta tabernacula tua – Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
O salutaris Hostia – Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)

Sunday, February 9: The Fifth Sunday after The Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Jesus Christ the apple tree – Derek Holman (1931-2019)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Sancti Pauli – Stanley Vann (1910-2010)
Thee we adore – T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
God be in my head – Alan Murchie (b. 1963)

Sunday, February 16: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Teach me, O Lord – Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis “The Road to Emmaeus” – Judith Bingham (b. 1952)
Draw us in the Spirit’s tether – Harold Friedell (1905-1958)
Teach me, O Lord – Attwood

Sunday, February 23: The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Christ is the world’s true light – W. K. Stanton (1891-1978)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Alme Pater – Andrew Millington (b. 1955)
Transfiguration – Bryan Dunnewald (b. 1995)
O nata lux – Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)

Organ Recital, 4 p.m.
Robert McCormick, organist

Wednesday, February 26: Ash Wednesday

Choral High Mass, 7 p.m.
Mass for Four Voices – William Byrd (1543-1623)
In ieunio et fletu – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake – Richard Farrant (c. 1525-1580)