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 23rd September 2018

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Bill Cave

Introit: God grant with grace (Tallis)

Responses: Clucas

Psalm: 119 vv 137-144

Canticles: Noble in B minor

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

Hymns: 452, 345, 439 (ii)

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

Celebrant: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motet: Sicut cervus (Palestrina)

Hymns: 333, 387, 311 (Dies Dominica), 340 (475)


Sunday 16th September 2018

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

Officiant: Canon Bill Cave

Preacher: Revd Ron Martin

Introit: O nata lux (Tallis)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 139 vv 1 – 12

Canticles: Aston in F

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

Hymns: 334, 500, 417, National Anthem  

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Setting: Darke in E

Motets: If ye love me (Tallis); Ubi caritas (Duruflé)

Hymns: 439, 341, 285(i), 400 (420)


Sunday 9th September 2018

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

Officiant: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Introit: View me, Lord (Lloyd)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 119 vv 49 – 56

Canticles: Moeran in D

Anthem: Save us, O Lord (Bairstow)

Hymns: 248(ii), 251

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Salisbury Service (Ives)

Motet: Tantum ergo (Laloux)

Hymns: 336, 494 (413), 302, 373 (Coe Fen)