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 1st April 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
11.15am - Festal Mattins for Easter Day

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Joy is come! (arr. Carter)

Responses: Rose

Easter Anthems: chant

Psalm: 111

Te Deum: Stanford in C

Jubilate: chant

Anthem: Haec dies (Palestrina)

Hymns: 103, 107, 119

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Canon Tim Biles

Setting: Missa brevis in G major (Mozart)

Motets: Tantum ergo (Laloux);

This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Ledger)

Hymns: 110 + 112; 113, 105(ii), 120


Saturday 31st March 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
8.00pm - Easter Vigil for Holy Saturday

Officiant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

See service sheet


Friday 30th March 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
2.00pm - Liturgy of the Cross for Good Friday

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

See service sheet

Motets: In the departure of the Lord (Bull);

O vos omnes (Croce);

Crux fidelis (John IV, King of Portugal)


Thursday 29th March 2018

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motets: God so loved the world (Stainer);

Ubi caritas (Duruflé)

Hymns: 280, 270 (Tallis’s Ordinal, 419),

268 (Grafton 202), 302


Monday 26th March 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
7.30pm - Holy Week Mediation – Readings and Music

Sung by members of Sherborne Chamber Choir