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 24th September 2017

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Introit: View me, Lord (Lloyd)

Responses: Clucas

Psalm: 119 vv 121-128

Canticles: Dyson in F

Anthem: Look at the world (Rutter)

Hymns: 262, 260 (118), 263 (omit ** verses)

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Mr Antony Lumby

Setting: Darke in E

Hymns: 259, 397, 457 (ii), 261, 262

Motet: I am the bread of life (Carter)


Sunday 17th September 2017

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: O nata lux (Tallis)

Responses: Clucas

Psalm: 119 vv 41-48

Canticles: Aston in F

Anthem: If I take the wings of the morning (Dams)

Hymns: 334, 417, National Anthem

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Setting: Ireland in C

Motet: If ye love me (Tallis)

Hymns: 362 (185), 353, 364 (408), 461


Sunday 10th September 2017

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Introit: Locus iste (Bruckner)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 108

Canticles: Moeran in D

Anthem: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace (SS Wesley)

Hymns: 436, 373, God be with you till we meet again (Randolph)

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Setting: Macmillan

Motets: If ye love me (Ledger); Ave verum corpus (Byrd)

Hymns: 484 (167), 232, 311 (dies Dominica, A&MNSE 264), 485