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.


Thursday 13th April 2017

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

Celebrant: Revd Richard Wyld

Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: Sumsion in F

Hymns: 280, 270 (Tallis’s Ordinal, 419), 268 (Grafton202), 302

Motets: God so loved the world (Stainer); Ubi caritas (Gjeilo)


Friday 14th April 2017

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Richard Wyld

See service sheet

Motets: In the departure of the Lord (Bull); O vos omnes (Croce);

Crux fidelis (John IV, King of Portugal)


Saturday 15th April 2017

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

Officiant: Revd Richard Wyld

See service sheet


Sunday 16th April 2017

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Bishop of Sherborne

Setting: Haydn Missa Sancti Johannes de Deo

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

Motets: Tantum ergo (de Séverac); This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Ledger)

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

Venite: chant

Psalm: 111

Te Deum: Stanford in C

Jubilate: chant

Anthem: Rise, heart, thy Lord is risen (Vaughan Williams)

Hymns: 103, 107, 119

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
6.30pm - Festal Evensong for Easter Day

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Introit: This joyful Eastertide (Wood)

Responses: Rose

Psalm: 150

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem : Blessed be the God and Father (SS Wesley)

Hymns: 117, 115, 124