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.


Sunday 1st October 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Sister Isabel Keegan

Setting: Haydn – Missa Sancti Johannes de Deo

Motets: O for a closer walk with God (Stanford)

               Agnus Dei (Ives)

Hymns: 205, 456, 333, 436

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: O come ye servants of the Lord (Tye)

Responses: Jackman

Psalm: 124

Canticles: Purcell in G minor

Anthem: Rutter – For the beauty of the earth

Hymns: 486, 372, 251


Sunday 8th October 2017

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Setting: Ives – ‘Salisbury’ Service

Motets: O taste and see (Vaughan Williams)

               O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit (Tallis)

Hymns: 336, 206, 296 (i), 494 (413)

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: God grant with grace (Tallis)

Responses: Jackman

Psalm: 136 vv 1-9

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)

Hymns: 452, 345


Sunday 15th October 2017

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Ives – ‘Salisbury’ Service

Motet: Sacerdotes Domini (Byrd)

Hymns: 433, 431, 302, 477 (408i)

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: Oculi omnium (Parnell)

Responses: Reading

Psalm: 130

Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service

Anthem: Verleih uns Frieden (Mendelssohn)

Hymns: 440 (omit**), 499, 250