Choral Music 2016-2017

Candlemas through Corpus Christi

Unless otherwise noted, the Family Mass is sung by the Choir of Boys and Girls and High Masses are sung by the Parish Choir

 

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 out of darkness – 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)

 

Sunday, March 5: The First Sunday in Lent

Family Mass, 9 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake – Richard Farrant (c. 1530-1580)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Five-part Litany – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Short Service – Adrian Batten (c. 1591-c. 1637)
Behold, thou hast made my days – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake – Farrant 

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 3 p.m
(Combined Choirs)
Ave Regina coelorum – Francisco Valls (1665-1747)
Preces and Responses – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
Evening Service in D minor – Thomas Attwood Walmisley (1814-1856)
Wash me throughly – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)
O salutaris Hostia – Lorenzo Perosi (1872-1956)

 

Sunday, March 11: The Second Sunday in Lent

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

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
Hardwick Mass – Gary Davison (b. 1961)
God so loved the world – Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills – Burhans 

 

Sunday, March 19: The Third Sunday in Lent

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

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Messe en style ancien – Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
Thee we adore – T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
Tantum ergo – Louis Vierne (1870-1937) 

 

Saturday, March 25: The Feast of the Annunciation

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Messe C-dur, Opus 169 – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Ave Maria – Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
O Maria, sei gegrüsst – Max Reger (1873-1916)

 

Sunday, March 26: The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Little Lamb, who made thee – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
Missa Alme Pater – Andrew Millington (b. 1952)
I love all beauteous things – Judith Weir (b. 1954)
Poor wayfaring stranger – arr. Alice Parker (b. 1925)

 

Sunday, April 2: The Fifth Sunday in Lent

Family Mass, 9 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Ave verum corpus – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m. 
Missa brevis – Jackson Hill (b. 1941)
Had I but pinions – McNeil Robinson (1943-2015)
Ave verum corpus – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 3 p.m. 
(Combined Choirs)
Ave Regina coelorum – Juan Gutierrez de Padilla (c. 1590-1664)
Preces and Responses – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
Second Service – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
Solus ad victimam – Leighton
O salutaris Hostia – William Byrd (1543-1623)

 

Sunday, April 9: The Sunday of the Passion – Palm Sunday

Family Mass with Blessing of Palms, 9 a.m.
When I survey the wondrous cross – Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Blessing of Palms & Solemn High Mass, 11 a.m.
Ingrediente Domino – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
Mass for Mixed Chorus, Opus 84 – Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987)
The Passion According to Saint Matthew – Plainsong and Orlande de Lassus (1534-1594)
It is a thing most wonderful – Philip Moore (b. 1943)
Salvator mundi – Iain Quinn (b. 1973)

 

Wednesday, April 12: Wednesday in Holy Week

The Office of Tenebrae, 7 p.m.
Plainsong Psalms and Antiphons
Tenebrae Responsories – James Testa (b. 1946)
Benedictus Dominus Deus – Testa 

 

Thursday, April 13: Maundy Thursday

Choral High Mass with Foot-washing and Stripping of the Altars, 7 p.m.
Missa brevis – William Walton (1902-1983)
Anthems at the Mandatum – Nicholas White (b. 1967)
Ubi caritas – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
 Love bade me welcome – David Hurd (b. 1950)
Go to dark Gethsemene – T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953)

 

Friday, April 14: Good Friday

Solemn Liturgies of Good Friday, 12 noon
Passion According to Saint John – Plainsong and Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Christus factus est – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
Reproaches – John Sanders (1933-2003)
Crux fidelis – Matthew Glandorf (b. 1972)
Beneath the Cross – Ed Rex (b. 1987)

 

Saturday, April 15: Easter Eve

The Great Vigil of Easter, 8 p.m.
Mass in F – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Sing ye to the Lord – Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
My beloved spake – Patrick Hadley (1899-1973)

 

Sunday, April 16: Easter Day

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Most glorious Lord of life – William H. Harris (1883-1973)

Solemn High Mass, 11 a.m.
Festal Communion Service, Opus 128 – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Surrexit a mortuis – Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
My beloved spake – Patrick Hadley (1899-1973)

 

Sunday, April 23: The Second Sunday of Easter

Family Mass, 9 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Maria Magdalene – Andrea Gabrieli (1532/33-1585)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Quam pulchri sunt – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Quia vidisti me, Thoma – Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

 

Tuesday, April 25: The Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist

Pontifical High Mass, 7 p.m.
Ecce sacerdos magnus – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Communion Service in D – Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
Touched by heavenly fire – Judith Bingham (b. 1952)
How lovely are the messengers (St. Paul) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Te Deum in C, Opus 115 – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

 

Sunday, April 30: The Third Sunday of Easter

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Come, ye faithful – R. S. Thatcher (1888-1957)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in E – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
And they drew nigh – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)
Rise up, my love – Healey Willan (1880-1968)

 

Sunday, May 7: The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

This joyful Eastertide – arr. Philip Ledger (1937-2012)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Misericordias Domini, Opus 192 – Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901)
The King of love my Shepherd is – Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
I am the Good Shepherd – Leo Nestor (b. 1948)

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

Regina coeli à 5 – Cristóbal de Morales (c. 1500-1553)
Preces and Responses – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
Evening Service in D – Sumsion
The day draws on with golden light – Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
O salutaris Hostia – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)

 

Sunday, May 14: The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
The strife is o’er – arr. Henry Ley (1887-1962)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Eliensis – Arthur Wills (b. 1926)
Come, my way, my truth, my life – John Sanders (1933-2003)
As the apple tree – Robert Walker (b. 1946)

 

Sunday, May 21: The Sixth Sunday of Easter

Family Mass, 9 a.m. 
Alleluia! hearts to heaven – W. K. Stanton (1891-1978)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in G – Francis Jackson (b. 1917)
If ye love me – Philip Wilby (b. 1949)
All creatures of our God and King – William Harris (1883-1973)

 

Thursday, May 25: The Feast of the Ascension

Solemn High Mass, 7 p.m.
Missa brevis – William Mathias (1934-1992)
Viri Galilei – Patrick Gowers (1936-2014)
Coelos ascendit hodie – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

 

Sunday, May 28: The Seventh Sunday of Easter

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

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

Missa Ascendens Christus in altum – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Now the eleven disciples – David Hurd (b. 1950)
Ascendens Christus in altum – Victoria

 

Sunday, June 4: The Day of Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Come, Holy Ghost – Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)

Solemn High Mass, 11 a.m.
Messe solennelle – Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
I will not leave you comfortless – Everett Titcomb (1884-1968)
Come, Holy Ghost – Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)

Solemn Evensong & Benediction, 3 p.m.
(The Parish Choir)

Regina coeli – Robert Lehman (b. 1960)
Preces and Responses – Martin Neary (b. 1940)
Evening Service in E-flat, No. 2 – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
The Spirit of the Lord (The Apostles) – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
O salutaris Hostia in F – Elgar 

 

Sunday, June 11: The First Sunday after Pentecost – Trinity Sunday

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

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Trinitatis Sanctae – Francis Grier (b. 1955)
All hail, adored Trinity – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)
Wisdom and knowledge – Zachary Wadsworth (b. 1983)
Te Deum in C, Opus 115 – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Choral Evensong, 3 p.m.
(The Choir of Boys and Girls, with an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Salve Regina – Jean Roger-Ducasse (1873-1954)
Preces and Responses – Philip Radcliffe (1905-1980)
Evening Service in D – George Dyson (1883-1964)
Evening Hymn – Henry Balfour Gardiner (1877-1950)

 

Sunday, June 18: The Second Sunday after Pentecost – Corpus Christi

Family Mass, 9 a.m. 
(Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

Ave verum corpus – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Choral High Mass & Procession of the Blessed Sacrament, 11 a.m.
Missa Christi Ecclesia – McNeil Robinson (1943-2015)
Expectans expectavi – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
O sacrum convivium – Vytautas Miškinis (b. 1954)
O salutaris Hostia – Ēriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)