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The Choir of St. Michael’s

The Choir of St Michael's is a friendly, mixed voice choir with over twenty adults and children. The core repertoire is a varied one, centring on the traditional Anglican canon. The choir is not only the musical focal point for each Sunday morning Eucharist, but also gives concerts and recordings.

Personnel
Oliver Gooch has been Director of Music since 2003, formerly Organ Scholar of both Worcester Cathedral and Magdalene College, Cambridge. The Assistant Organist is Lesley Burch, who plays for sung Choral Evensong each week at 6.30pm.

Practices take place each Friday 7.00pm, with children rehearsing at 6.30pm. If you are interested in joining the ladies and gentlemen of the choir, please contact Oliver Gooch at: ollie@musicatbray.co.uk

Music List – Summer 2017

MUSIC LIST - Summer 2017
 
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Sunday 30 April
EASTER 3  Merbecke Let all mortal flesh keep silence – arr Cleobury  
Sunday 7 May EASTER 4
(All Age)
Merbecke Anthem sung by Holyport Primary
The Lord is my Shepherd – Howard Goodall
OG
Sunday 14 May EASTER 5 Merbecke
Locus iste - Bruckner  
Sunday 21 May
EASTER 6 Merbecke
Vox Christi – Philip Wilby
Listen sweet dove - Ives
 
Thursday 25 May ASCENSION Merbecke Introit: Viri Galilaei – Antiphon for the Feast of the Ascension
God is gone up – William Croft
(7pm for 8pm)
Sunday 28 May EASTER 7 Merbecke Come, Holy Ghost – Thomas Attwood OG
Sunday 4 June PENTECOST Merbecke
Listen sweet dove – Ives OG
Sunday 11 June TRINITY SUNDAY Merbecke Introit: Laus Trinitati – Hildegard of Bingen
Hymn to the Trinity - Tchaikovsky
Sanctus from Little Organ Mass - Haydn
 
  CHORAL HOLY COMMUNION  
    Introit:
Mass:
Anthem:
Laus Trinitati – Hildegard of Bingen
Little Organ Mass - Haydn
The Heavens are telling - Haydn
(5.00 for 6.30pm service)
 
Saturday 17 June Wedding of Gaenor Cowles The Lamb - John Tavener
(12pm reh / 1pm service)
 
Sunday 18 June
TRINITY 1 Merbecke Come, my way, my truth, my life – William Harris  
Sunday 25 June TRINITY 2 Merbecke Solus ad victimam – Kenneth Leighton
Adoramus te, Christe – Orlando de Lassus
 
Sunday 2 July TRINITY 3
(All Age)
Merbecke Anthem sung by Braywood First School
Prayer of St Richard of Chichester – Clifford Boyd
OG
Sunday 9 July TRINITY 4
 Merbecke Lead me, O Lord – Thomas Hewitt Jones
Litany to the Holy Spirit – Peter Hurford
OG
Sunday 16 July
TRINITY 5
Merbecke Lead me Lord – S.S. Wesley
Blessed be the God and Father – S. S Wesley
 
END OF TERM
Autumn term begins – Friday 1 September, 2017
Oliver Gooch