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MUSIC LIST – Autumn 2023



DATE                         ANTHEM/MOTET                          COMPOSER             MASS             Cond/Org


Sunday 3 September          Communion: Lead me Lord                           S S Wesley                             Merbecke             LB


Sunday 10 September        Anthem:  Panis Angelicus                              Franck                                Rawsthorne          OG

                                           Communion:  Come Holy Ghost                   Thomas Attwood


                                           CONFIRMATION 4.00pm service, 3.15pm rehearsal

                                           Communion:  Come Holy Ghost                   Thomas Attwood               Rawsthorne          OG


Sunday 17 September        Anthem:  Almighty & Everlasting God         Gibbons                             Merbecke             LB


Sunday 24 September        Anthem:  O for a closer walk with God         Stanford                             Merbecke             LB

                                           Communion:  Ubi Caritas                              Durufle                                            


Sunday 1 October              Anthem:  Hear the Voice and Prayer             Tallis                                 Merbecke             LB


Sunday 8 October              Anthem – Holyport School Choir                                                             Raswthorne          OG

(Harvest Festival)              Communion:  A Gaelic Blessing                    Rutter   


Sunday 15 October            Communion:  If Ye Love Me                         Tallis                                  Merbecke             LB


Sunday 22 October            Communion:  Justorum animae                     Stanford                             Merbecke             LB


Sunday 29 October            Anthem:  O Praise the Lord                            Batten                                Merbecke             LB


Sunday 5 November          Anthem:  Beati quorum via                            Stanford                              Merbecke             LB

(All Saints)                        Communion:  O quam gloriosum                  Victoria


Commermoration of the Faithful Departed 4.00pm. rehearsal 3.15pm

(All Souls)                         Introit:   Missa di Requiem                            Plainchant                                                          LB

                                           Communion:  Justorum animae                     Stanford


Sunday 12 November        Rehearsal at 10:00AM for 10.45am service                                                       

Remembrance Sunday       In War, Resolution                                         Malcolm Archer                                              OG

At the War Memorial:      For the Fallen                                               Douglas Guest


Sunday 19 November        Anthem:  Laetentur Caeli                               Hassler                               Merbecke             LB


Sunday 26 November        Anthem:  Rejoice in the Lord Alway             Anon                                  Merbccke             LB




Friday 1 December          Jesus Hospital Carols                                                                                                          LB

                                           Infant Holy, Infant Lowly                              Polish, arr Willcocks


Sunday 3 December           ADVENT SUNDAY                                                                                 Merbecke             LB

                                           Introit:  Matins Responsory                           Palestrina/Cleobury

                                           Advent Wreath 1                                            Archer

                                           Anthem:  Laetentur Caeli                               Hassler

                                           Communion:  This is the Truth                      Vaughan Williams


                                           ADVENT CAROLS (4pm, 3pm rehearsal)                                                                         LB/OG

                                           Introit:  Evening Responsory                         Palestrina/Cleobury

Turn Back O Man                                          Holst

                                           This is the Truth sent from Above                 Vaughan Williams             

                                           Laetentur Coeli                                               Hassler

                                           Jacob’s Ladder                                                Darlington








Sunday 10 December         Advent Wreath 2                                            Archer                               Rawsthorne          OG

                                           Anthem:  Turn Back O Man                           Holst

                                           Communion: Jacob’s Ladder                         Darlington


                                           COMMUNITY CAROL CONCERT

                                           Community choir/church choir and friends


Sunday 17 December         Advent Wreath 3                                            Archer                               Merbecke             LB

                                           Anthem:   Rejoice in the Lord Always           Anon

                                           Communion:  Jesus Christ the Apple Tree     Poston


                                           CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE (4pm, 2.30pm rehearsal)                                                        LB/OG

                                           Sans Day Carol                                               Trad arr Rutter

                                           Masters in this Hall                                        Trad arr Willcocks

                                           Infant Holy, Infant Lowly                              Trad arr Willcocks

                                           Jesus Christ the Apple Tree                            Poaton

                                           Noel Nouvelet                                                 Trad arr Rutter



Sunday 24 December         Advent Wreath 4                                            Archer                               Merbecke             LB

                                           Anthem:  Infant Holy, Infant Lowly                            Trad arr Willcocks


                                           MIDNIGHT MASS (11.30pm, 10.30 rehearsal)                                  Rawsthorne          LB/OG

                                           Introit:   Hodie Christus Natus Est                 Britten

                                           Anthem:   Masters in this Hall                       Trad arr Willcocks

                                           Communion:  Noel Nouvelet                         Trad arr Rutter



Monday 25 December       CHRISTMAS DAY                                                                                 Merbecke             LB

Introit:   Hodie Christus Natus Est                 Britten

Anthem:  Ding Dong Merrily on High           Trad arr Willcocks                         





Choir resumes on FRIDAY 5 JANUARY at 7pm




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