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 17th March 2019

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake (Farrant)

Responses: Tallis

Psalm: 135 vv 1 – 14

Canticles: ‘Collegium Regale’ (Howells)

Anthem: Abendlied (Rheinberger)

Hymns: 63, 337, 445

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Setting: Mass for four voices (Byrd)

Motet: God so loved the world (Stainer)

Hymns: 372, 76, 410, 449


Sunday 10th March 2019

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

Officiant: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons)

Responses: Sanders

Psalm: 119 vv 73-88

Canticles: Stanford in Bb

Anthem: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (Purcell)

Hymns: 377, 250

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

Celebrant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Setting: ‘Salisbury Service’ (Ives)

Motet: Miserere mei (Byrd)

Hymns: 420, 73 (ii), 333, 461 (Corvedale)


Sunday 24th February 2019

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

Officiant & Preacher: Canon Eric Woods

Introit: O nata lux (Tallis)

Responses: Ayleward

Psalm: 147 vv 13 to the end

Canticles: Aston in F

Anthem: Save us, O Lord (Bairstow)

Hymns: 391, 377, 252

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

Celebrant: Revd Jane Craw

Preacher: Revd Guntars Reboks

Setting: Darke in F

Motets: Ave verum (Mozart);

Lord, I trust thee (Handel)

Hymns: 466, 365, 295, 265