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.


Saturday 25th February 2017

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

Service sung by Petertide Choir


Sunday 26th February 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Ron Martin

Setting: Ireland in C

Hymns: 234(ii), 178, 296, 286

Motet: Ave verum (Byrd)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: If ye love me (Tallis)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 84

Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service

Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord alway (Purcell)

Hymns: 394, 357, 401


Wednesday 1st March 2017

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

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Psalm: 51 (Plainsong)

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motets: Lenten Prose; Agnus Dei (Morley); Hide not thy face (Farrant)

Hymns: 67, 383 (ii), 74


Sunday 5th March 2017

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Darke in E

Hymns: 420, 73, 333, 461 (Corvedale)

Motets: Miserere mei (Byrd)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.00pm - Sung Evensong

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Introit: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (Purcell)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 50 vv 1 – 15

Canticles: Stanford in Bb

Anthem: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Howells)

Hymns: 377, 357, 250