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 November 2017

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

Celebrant: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Ives ‘Salisbury Service’

Motets: If ye love me (Tallis);

               Of the glorious body telling (268)

Hymns: 333, 456, 362, 468


Sunday 12th November 2017

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: Byrd 2nd Service

Anthem: So they gave their bodies (Aston)

Hymns: 493, 494 (413)

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

Preacher: Sir Robert Corbett

Anthem: So they gave their bodies (Aston)

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


Sunday 5th November 2017

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

Officiant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Introit: Hail! gladdening light (Stainer)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 111

Canticles: Noble in B minor

Anthem: Te lucis ante terminum (Balfour Gardiner)

Hymns: 358(ii), 467, 475

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

Celebrant: Revd Guntars Reboks

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motets: Tantum ergo (Laloux);

               Ave verum (289)

Hymns: 205, 434, 461 (Corvedale), 485