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.


Saturday 20th October 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.30pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by Cantus

Introit: I sat down under his shadow (Bairstow)

Responses: Sumsion

Psalm: 148

Canticles: Bairstow in D

Anthem: Hymn to the creator of Light (Rutter)

Hymn: 251, Sun of my soul, Tune Abends


Sunday 21st October 2018

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Service sung by Cantus

Setting: Darke in E

Motet: Justorum animae (Stanford)

Hymns: 433, 358(ii), 265, 436

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes

Service sung by Cantus

Introit: I sat down under his shadow (Bairstow)

Responses: Sumsion

Psalm: 141

Canticles: Willcocks in A

Anthem: By the waters of Babylon (Sumsion)

Hymns: 398 (395), 393, 376


Saturday 27th October 2018

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sherborne
5.30pm - Choral Evensong

Service sung by The Priory Singers

Introit: Cantate Domino (Pitoni)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 24

Canticles: Walmisley in D minor

Anthem: O for a closer walk with God (Grayston Ives)

Hymn: 336 Angel voices ever singing


Sunday 28th October 2018

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

Celebrant: Canon Eric Woods

Preacher: Revd Hugh Bonsey

Service sung by The Priory Singers

Setting: Sumsion in F

Motet: Ubi Caritas (Gjeilo)

Hymns: 438 (296i), 195, 381, 466

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Service sung by The Priory Singers

Introit: O Lord support us (Moran)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 119 vv 1-16

Canticles: Stanford in C

Anthem: O thou the central orb (Wood)

Hymns:  224 (178), 315 (288), 197