Music List

Details of the choral music to be sung at forthcoming services can be found below.

For details of music performed at previous services see our archive.


Sunday 14th May 2017

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: View me, Lord (Lloyd)

Responses: Clucas

Psalm: 147 vv 1 – 12

Canticles: Walmisley in D minor

Anthem : Evening Hymn (Balfour Gardiner)

Hymns: 440 (omit vv. 4&5), 120


Sunday 21st May 2017

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lindsay Collins

Setting: Sherborne Mass (Bednall)

Hymns: 333, 115, 263 (omit **vv 5&6), 113

Motet: I am the bread of life (Carter); Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Bairstow)

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

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Sister Ann-Marie Stuart

Introit: Oculi omnium (Parnell)

Responses: Tomkins

Psalm: 87

Canticles: Noble in B minor

Anthem: Let all the world in every corner sing (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 486, 493, 336


Thursday 25th May 2017

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Setting: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Hymns: 130 (i), 134, 271, 332

Motet: Ascendit Deus in jubilatione (plainsong), Viri Galilei (Byrd)


Sunday 28th May 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Lesley McCreadie

Preacher: Revd Jane Craw

Setting: Sumsion in G

Hymns: 332, 388 (i), 296 (i), 271

Motets: O sacrum convivium (Croce); Gustate et videte (Asola)

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

Introit: The Lord ascendeth up on high (Praetorius)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 47

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills (Walker)

Hymns: 128 (ii), 483 (77), 476