Music Archive

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

For details of music to be sung at forthcoming services see here.


Sunday 19th March 2017

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

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Locus iste (Bruckner)

Responses: Elliott Park

Psalm: 40

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: Like as the hart (Howells)

Hymns: 390 (Wareham, 493), 499, 373 (Coe Fen)

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

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Sister Isabel Keegan

Setting: Jackson in G

Hymns: 362, 294, 295, 465

Motet: Pater noster (Stravinsky); Tantum ergo (de Séverac)


Sunday 12th March 2017

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Drop, drop, slow tears (Gibbons)

Responses: Smith

Psalm: 135 vv 1 – 14

Canticles: Dyson in F

Anthem: Lord, let me know mine end (Greene)

Hymns: 337, 445

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Macmillan

Hymns: 372, 70 (i), 410, 76

Motet: Ave verum (Mozart); Lord, I trust thee (Handel)


Sunday 5th March 2017

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

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)