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 18th November 2018

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Introit: O salutaris hostia (Laloux)

Responses: Leighton

Psalm: 95

Canticles: Stanford in G

Anthem: O for the wings of a dove (Mendelssohn)

Hymns:  359 (T. 322), 480 (T.15), 372

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Robert Green

Setting: Ives ‘Salisbury Service’

Motets: If ye love me (Tallis)

               Of the glorious body telling (268)

Hymns: 333, 456, 362, 468


Saturday 17th November 2018

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

Service sung by RSCM Voices West

Introit: O nata lux  Tallis

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 84

Canticles: Hatfield Service  Roth

Anthem: Cantique de Jean Racine  Fauré

Hymn: to be notified


Sunday 11th November 2018

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Before the ending of the day (241)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 82                            

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: Greater love (Ireland)

Hymns: 493, 494 (413)

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
10.50am - United Service of Remembrance

Preacher: Lt Gen Sir Robert Fry

Anthem: Greater love (Ireland)

Hymns: see printed Order of Service

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
9.30am - Requiem Eucharist for the Fallen

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Murray

Hymns: 496 (T. 354), 94, 381, 490