Music List

Details of the choral music to be sung at forthcoming services can be found below.

For details of music performed at previous services see our archive.


Thursday 25th May 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.00pm - Parish Eucharist for Ascension Day

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Hymns: 130 (i), 134, 271, 332

Motet: Ascendit Deus in jubilatione (plainsong), Viri Galilei (Byrd)


Sunday 28th May 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Sumsion in G

Hymns: 332, 388 (i), 296 (i), 271

Motets: O sacrum convivium (Croce); Gustate et videte (Asola)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Introit: The Lord ascendeth up on high (Praetorius)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 47

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills (Walker)

Hymns: 128 (ii), 483 (77), 476


Saturday 3rd June 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.30pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by Peterborough Chamber Choir


Sunday 4th June 2017

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Parish Eucharist

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Service sung by Peterborough Chamber Choir

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Service sung by Peterborough Chamber Choir