Choral Service Repertory

2016 CHORAL SERVICES
Lectionary Year C

ALL SERVICES ARE SUNG BY THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.

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3 January –– Second Sunday after Christmas Day

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Gloria, Agnus Dei   Victoria (Missa O Magnum Mysterium)

Hymn 109   The first Nowell the angels did say

Psalm 84   Tone V (I long for the house of the Lord)

Hymn 98   Unto us a boy is born

Personent hodie   Holst

Hymn 709   O God of Bethel, by whose hand

Away in a manger   Kirkpatrick, arr. Willcocks

Hymn 100   Joy to the world, the Lord is come

 

5.30 pm Evensong     

In dulci jubilo   German, arr. Pearsall

Responses   Smith

Hymn 86   O Savior of our fallen race

Psalm 145   Bairstow

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Sumsion in G

In the bleak mid-winter   Darke

Hymn 426   Songs of praise the angels sang

 

 

10 January – Baptism of Our Lord

10.30 am Holy Baptism and Sung Eucharist

Gloria and Agnus Dei   Darke in A minor

Hymn 135   Songs of thankfulness and praise

Psalm 29   Buck (The voice of the Lord is upon the waters)

Hymn 120   The sinless one to Jordan came

Tribus miraculis   Palestrina

Hymn 116   I come, the great Redeemer cries

Omnes qui Christo   Mode II (SA)

Hymn 294   Baptized in water, sealed by the Spirit

Hymn 448   O love, how deep, how broad, how high

 

5.30 pm Evensong      No Choir

 

 

 

 

17 January – Second Sunday after the Epiphany

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Hymn 507   Praise the Spirit in creation

Psalm 36   Tone I (In your light, O God)

Hymn 132   When Christ’s appearing was made known

Christ is the world’s true Light   Stanton

Hymn 138   All praise to you, O Lord

Agnus Dei   Darke in F

Laudate Dominum   Mozart

Hymn 6   Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Hymn 371   Thou, whose almighty word

 

5.30 pm Evensong      No choir

 

 

24 January – Third Sunday after the Epiphany

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Hymn 616   Hail to the Lord’s Anointed

Psalm 19    Tone V (The precepts of the Lord)

Hymn 632   O Christ, the Word Incarnate

The Spirit of the Lord   Elgar

Hymn 321   My God, thy table now is spread

Agnus Dei   Howells (Collegium Regale)

From the rising of the sun   Ouseley

Hymn 577   God is love, and where true love is

Hymn 539   O Zion, haste, thy mission high fulfilling

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

Saw you never, in the twilight   Friedell

Hymn 124   What star is this, with beams so bright

Psalm 103   Pye

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   McCreary (The St. Andrew’s Service)

There shall a star   Mendelssohn

Hymn 542   Christ is the world’s true Light

 

 

31 January – Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Hymn 440   Blessed Jesus, at thy word

Psalm 71   Renke (My tongue will proclaim)

Hymn 581   Where charity and love prevail

How lovely are the messengers   Mendelssohn (St. Paul)

Hymn 359   God of the prophets, bless the prophets’ heirs

Agnus Dei   Howells (Mass in the Dorian Mode)

Ubi caritas   Gjeilo

Hymn 339   Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

Hymn 530   Spread, O spread, thou mighty word

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Women’s Schola

Phos hilaron   Walker

Hymn 31   Most Holy God, the Lord of heaven

Psalm 8   Tone VIII        Psalm 84   Parry

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Sumsion in G (for Treble Voices)

There is no Rose   Britten (Ceremony of Carols)

Hymn 593   Lord, make us servants of your peace

 

 

2 February – Feast of the Presentation

5.30 pm Candlemas Procession and Sung Eucharist

Gloria, Agnus Dei   Victoria (Missa O Magnum Mysterium)

Nunc dimittis   Tone VIII (A light to enlighten the nations)

Hymn 60   Creator of the stars of night

Psalm 84   Viadana fauxbourdons (I long for the house of the Lord)

Hymn 93   Angels from the realms of glory

Maria walt zum Heiligtum   Eccard

Hymn 278   Sing we of the blessed Mother

Senex puerum portabat   Victoria

Hymn 324   Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Hymn 657   Love divine, all loves excelling

 

 

7 February – Last Sunday after the Epiphany

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Mass in E-flat   Rheinberger

This is my beloved Son    Renke

Hymn 135   Songs of thankfulness and praise

Psalm 99   Attwood (Proclaim the greatness of the Lord our God)

Hymn 665   All my hope on God is founded

O nata lux   Lauridsen

Hymn 129   Christ, upon the mountain peak

Alleluia   Thompson

Hymn 6   Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Hymn 137   O wondrous type! O vision fair

 

5.30 pm Evensong in Memoriam      Cathedral Choir

Blessed are the pure in heart   Davies

Responses   Lloyd

Hymn 657   Love divine, all loves excelling

Psalms 27   Renke

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Stanford in G

Evening Hymn   Gardiner

Hymn 24   The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

 

 

 

10 February – Ash Wednesday

5.30 pm Sung Eucharist     

Psalm 103   Pye (The Lord is kind and merciful)

Hymn 152   Kind Maker of the world, O hear

Miserere mei, Deus   Allegri

In ieunio et fletu   Tallis

Hymn 142   Lord, who throughout these forty days

Agnus Dei   Byrd (Mass for Four Voices)

Ne irascaris   Byrd

 

 

14 February – First Sunday in Lent

10.30 am Great Litany and Sung Eucharist

Psalm 91   Stanford (Show us your salvation)

Hymn 150   Forty days and forty nights

Like as the hart   Howells

Hymn 443   From God Christ’s deity came forth

Agnus Dei   Howells (Collegium Regale)

Scapulis suis   Mode III  (SA)

Hymn 559   Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Schola Cantorum

Hide not thou thy face   Farrant

Hymn 28   O blest Creator, source of light

Psalm 103   Pye

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Weelkes (The Short Service)

Salvator mundi Domine   Tallis

Hymn 142   Lord, who throughout these forty days

 

 

21 February – Second Sunday in Lent

10.30 am Penitential Rite and Sung Eucharist

O Lord, increase my faith   Loosemore

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Byrd (Mass for Four Voices)

Psalm 22   Tone III (In the assembly of the people)

Hymn 634   I call on thee, Lord Jesus Christ

Nolo mortem peccatoris   Morley

Hymn 401   The God of Abraham praise

Jesus, so lowly   Friedell

Hymn 691   My faith looks up to thee

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

Remember not, Lord, our offenses   Purcell

Responses   Lloyd

Hymn 148   Creator of the earth and skies

Psalm 8   Thalben-Ball        Psalm 84   Parry

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Causton

Hear my prayer   Mendelssohn

Hymn 603   When Christ was lifted from the earth

 

 

28 February – Third Sunday in Lent

10.30 am Decalogue and Sung Eucharist

Oculi mei   Mode VII (SA)

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Howells (Mass in the Dorian Mode)

Psalm 19   Tone V (The precepts of the Lord)

Hymn 446   Praise to the Holiest in the height

Like as the hart   Howells

Hymn 495   Hail, thou once despised Jesus

Sicut cervus   Palestrina

Hymn 455   O Love of God, how strong and true

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

Jesu dulcis memoria   Victoria

Hymn 143   The glory of these forty days

Psalm 34   Gauntlett

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Tallis (The Short Service)

Purge me, O Lord   Tallis

Hymn 429   I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath

 

 

6 March – Fourth Sunday in Lent

10.30 am Penitential Rite and Sung Eucharist

Lætare Jerusalem   Mode V (TB)

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Byrd (Mass for Five Voices)

Psalm 107   Crotch (Give thanks to the Lord)

Hymn 473   Lift high the cross

God so loved the world   Stainer

Hymn 603   When Christ was lifted from the earth

Jerusalem, quæ ædificatur   Mode IV (TB)

Hymn 337    And now, O Father, mindful of the love

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Cathedral Choir

Si iniquitates   Wesley

Hymn 142   Lord, who throughout these forty days

Psalm 32   Lloyd

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Dyson in C minor

Vocem meam audisti   Ferrabosco I

Hymn 449   O love, how deep, how broad, how high

 

 

13 March – Fifth Sunday in Lent

10.30 am Great Litany and Sung Eucharist

Psalm 51   Tone III (Create in me a clean heart)

Hymn 455   O Love of God, how strong and true

Miserere mei, Deus   Byrd

Hymn 474   When I survey the wondrous cross

Agnus Dei   Piccolo (Canterbury Mass)

Qui mihi ministrat   Mode V (SA)

Hymn 439   What wondrous love is this

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola & The Priory Chamber Singers

Let thy merciful ears, O Lord   Friedell

Hymn 458   My song is love unknown

Psalm 145   Bairstow

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood in C minor

Wash me throughly    Wesley

Hymn 441   In the cross of Christ I glory

 

 

20 March – Palm Sunday

10.30 am Liturgy of the Palms and Sung Eucharist

Pueri Hebræorum   Victoria

Hymn 154   All glory, laud, and honor

Psalm 31   Garrett (Have mercy on me, O Lord)

Hymn 158   Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended

Salvator mundi   Blow

Hymn 164   Alone thou goest forth, O Lord

Agnus Dei   Kelly in C

Improperium   Robinson

 

5.30 pm Evensong     Cathedral Choir

Nolo mortem peccatoris   Morley

Responses   Morley

Hymn 435   At the Name of Jesus

Psalm 51   Noble

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Morley (The Short Service)

Crux triumphans   Compere

Hymn   Praise to the holiest   Tune: Chorus Angelorum

 

 

30 March – Monday in Holy Week

5.30 pm Evensong & Holy Communion      Members of the Women’s Schola

Hymn 471   We sing the praise of him who died

Psalm 69:1-23   Tone II

Magnificat   Tone VIII

Lamentations of Jeremiah   Couperin

Hymn 313   Let thy Blood in mercy poured

 

 

31 March – Tuesday in Holy Week

5.30 pm Evensong & Holy Communion      Members of the Cathedral Choir

Hymn 167   Horsley

Psalm 94   Tone II

Magnificat   Tone VIII

Lamentations of Jeremiah   Palestrina

Hymn 603   When Christ was lifted from the earth

 

 

1 April – Wednesday in Holy Week

5.30 pm Evensong & Holy Communion      Men’s Schola

Hymn 474   When I survey the wondrous cross

Psalm 74   Tone IV

Magnificat   Tone VIII

Lamentations of Jeremiah   Hallock

Hymn 479   Glory be to Jesus

 

 

2 April – Maundy Thursday

5.30 pm Sung Eucharist

Nos autem   Mode IV (TB)

Hymn 473   Lift high the cross

Psalm 116   Noble (I will take the cup of salvation)

Hymn 315   Lord, who at thy first Eucharist didst pray

Antiphons at the Washing of Feet   Chant, Garcia, Shepherd

Ubi caritas   Duruflé

Hymn 313   Let thy Blood in mercy poured

Agnus Dei   Byrd (Mass for Four Voices)

Ave verum corpus   Byrd

Hymn 329   Now, my tongue, the mystery telling

Jesu dulcis memoria   Victoria

 

 

3 April – Good Friday

3.00 pm Liturgy of Good Friday

Psalm 22   Graduale Simplex (My God, my God, why have you forsaken me)

Hymn 172   Were you there when they crucified my Lord

St. John Passion   Victoria

Hymn 167   There is a green hill far away

O Savior of the world   Renke

Crux fidelis   Mode I

Hymn 168:1-4   O sacred head, sore wounded

Ave verum corpus   Byrd

 

4 April – Holy Saturday

7.30 pm The Great Vigil of Easter

Christ yesterday and today   Renke

Psalm 104   Tone VII

Cantemus Domino   Mode VII

Quærite Dominum   Tone II, Renke fauxbourdons

Easter Antiphon   Hurd        Easter Canticle   Woodward

Vespere autem Sabbati   Handl

Hymn 417   This is the feast of victory for our God

Maria Madgalene et alter Maria   Gabrieli

Hymn 207   Jesus Christ is risen today

 

 

5 April – Easter Day

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Easter Anthem   Woodward

Hymn 207   Jesus Christ is risen today

Psalm 118    Renke (This is the day the Lord has made)

Hymn 210   The day of resurrection

Hymn 296   We know that Christ is raised and dies no more

Christ the Lord hath risen   Lang

Hymn 199   Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

Terra tremuit   Nowicki

Rise, heart, thy Lord is risen   Vaughan Williams

Hymn 178   Alleluia, alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord

Hymn 180   He is risen, he is risen

 

5.30 pm Evensong      

Abendlied   Rheinberger

Responses   Rose

Hymn 175   Hail thee, festival day

Psalms 113   Garrett         114   Naylor

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Stanford in F

Light’s glittering morn bedecks the sky   Parker

Hymn 194   Jesus lives! thy terrors now

 

 

12 April – Second Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Let not your hearts be troubled   Renke

Hymn 206   O sons and daughters, let us sing!

Psalm 133   Aston

Hymn 209   We walk by faith, and not by sight

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem   Stanford

Hymn 492   Sing, ye faithful, sing with gladness

Quia vidisti me, Toma   Palestrina

Hymn 178   Alleluia alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord

Hymn 205   Good Christians all, rejoice and sing

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

Jesu, Rex admirabilis   Dirksen

Hymn 212   Awake, arise, lift up your voice

Psalm 111   Unknown       Psalm 112   Hopkins       Psalm 113   Garrett

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood in E for Double Choir

Christ rising again   Sheppard

Hymn 457   Thou art the Way, to thee alone

 

 

19 April – Third Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Easter Canticle   Woodward

Hymn 199   Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

Gloria   Jackson in G

Psalm 4   Tone II (O Lord, let your face shine on us)

Hymn 212   Awake, arise, lift up your voice

Cognoverunt discipuli   Byrd

Hymn 305   Come, risen Lord, and deign to be our guest

I know that my Redeemer lives   Joh. Michael Bach

Hymn 193   That Easter day with joy was bright

Hymn 182   Christ is alive! Let Christians sing

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Hawaii Sacred Choir

Jubilate Deo   Agazzari

Hymn 47   On this day, the first of days

Psalm 114, 115   Chabanel Psalter

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Bairstow in G

Sheep may safely graze   Bach

Hymn 205   God Christians all, rejoice and sing

 

 

26 April – Fourth Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Pascha nostrum   Oxford Chant

Hymn 492   Sing ye faithful, sing with gladness

Gloria   Darke (Collegium Regale)

Psalm 23   Bairstow (The Lord is my shepherd)

Hymn 248   To the Name of our salvation

Greater Love   Ireland

Hymn 334   Praise the Lord, rise up rejoicing

Surrexit pastor bonus   di Lasso

Hymn 343   Shepherd of souls, refresh and bless

Hymn 708   Savior, like a shepherd lead us

 

3.00 pm Matinee Concert      Luleå University Chamber Choir, Sweden

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

Rise up, my love, my fair one   Willan

Hymn 392   Come, we that love the Lord

Psalm 103   Pye

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Brewer in D

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem   Stanford

Hymn 182   Christ is alive! Let Christians sing

 

3 May – Fifth Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Cantate Domino   Mode VI (SA)

Hymn 182   Christ is alive! Let Christians sing

Gloria   Kelly in C

Psalm 22   Tone VIII (Those who seek the Lord)

Hymn 379   God is Love, let heaven adore him

My eyes for beauty pine   Howells

Hymn 657   Love divine, all loves excelling

Ubi caritas   Gjeilo

Hymn 513   Like the murmur of the dove’s song

Hymn 457   Thou art the Way, to thee alone

 

5.30 pm Evensong      

Regina cæli   Aichinger

Responses   Leighton

Hymn 181   Awake and sing the song

Psalm 8   Thalben-Ball        Psalm 84   Parry

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Mendelssohn

Jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt   Mendelssohn

Hymn 193   That Easter day with joy was bright

 

 

10 May – Sixth Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Pascha nostrum   Attwood

Hymn 212   Awake, arise, lift up your voice

Gloria   Darke in A minor

Psalm 98   Renke (Sing to the Lord)

Hymn 455   O Love of God, how strong and true

Alleluia! Christ is risen   Mathias

Hymn 452   Glorious the day when Christ was born

If ye love me   Tallis

Hymn 706   In your mercy, Lord, you called me

Hymn 610   Lord, whose love through humble service

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Cantores Hemolele

Regina cæli   Nowicki

Hymn 492   Sing ye faithful, sing with gladness

Psalm 34   Jackson

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Weelkes (The Short Service)

Alleluia, I heard a voice   Weelkes

Hymn 601   O day of God, draw nigh

 

 

13 May – Eve of the Ascension

5.30 pm Evensong     

Cœlos ascendit   Stanford

Reponses   Leighton

Hymn 374   Come, let us join our cheerful songs

Psalm 68:1-20   Attwood

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Gibbons (The Short Service)

O clap your hands   Gibbons

Hymn 483   The head that once was crowned with thorns

 

 

14 May – Ascension Day

5.30 pm Sung Eucharist    

Hymn 214   Hail the day that sees him rise

Missa Ascendens Christus   Victoria

Psalm 47   Atkins (God is gone up)

Hymn 221   O Lord Most High, eternal King

Ascendens Christus   Victoria

Psallite Domino   Mode I (TB)

Hymn 307   Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor

 

 

17 May – Seventh Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

I will not leave you comfortless   Titcomb

Hymn 460   Alleluia! Sing to Jesus

Gloria   Victoria (Missa Ascendens Christus)

Psalm 1   Tone VIII (Happy are they)

Hymn 450   All hail the power of Jesus’ Name!

Ich lasse dich nicht   Bach

Hymn 495   Hail, thou once despised Jesus!

O God, the King of glory   Gibbons

Hymn 314   Humbly I adore thee

Hymn 182   Christ is alive! Let Christians sing

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

Viri Galilæi   Byrd

Hymn 492   Sing, ye faithful, sing with gladness

Psalm 19   Fenstermaker          Psalm 46   arr. from Luther

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood in G

Come Holy Spirit   Hallock

Hymn 535   Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

 

 

24 May – Day of Pentecost

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Spiritus Domini   Mode VII (TB)

Hymn 225   Hail thee, festival day!

Psalm 104    Tone VII (Send forth your Spirit, O Lord)

Hymn 228   Holy Spirit, font of light

Hymn 296   We know that Christ is raised and dies no more.

Loquebantur variis linguis   Palestrina

Hymn 516   Come down, O Love divine

Agnus Dei   Victoria (Missa Dum complerentur)

Listen sweet dove   Grayston Ives

Hymn 508   Breathe on me, Breath of God

Hymn 511   Holy Spirit, ever living

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

I will not leave you comfortless   Titcomb

Hymn 512   Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

Psalm 145   Bairstow

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Stanford in B-flat

Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God   Friedell

Hymn 507   Praise the Spirit in creation

 

 

 

31 May – Trinity Sunday

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Twas in the year that King Uzziah died   Woodward

Hymn 370   I bind unto myself today

Mass in the Dorian Mode   Howells

Benedictus es, Domine   Rutter

Hymn 362   Holy, holy, holy!

A Hymn to the Trinity   Leighton

Hymn 367   Round the Lord in glory seated

God so loved the world   Stainer

Hymn 324   Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Hymn 473   Lift high the cross

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola & The Priory School Chamber Singers

Cantate Domino   Schütz

Hymn 29   O Trinity of blessed light

Psalm 111   Unknown       Psalm 112   Hopkins       Psalm 113   Garrett

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Sumsion in G

Duo Seraphim   Dering

Hymn 368   Holy Father, great Creator

 

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