Choral Evensong


Genome: [r4 Bd=19700107]

from Guildford Cathedral

(men's s voices)

Introit: I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year (Sir William Harris )

Responses (Thomas Tallis ) Psalm 97

Lessons: Isaiah 43, vv 1-13; 1 Thessalonians 5, vv 12-28 Canticles (Sumsiim in G)

Anthem: from The Christmas Story (Hcinrich Schiitz)

As with gladness men of old (A and M Rev 79)

Organist and Master of the Choristers BARRY ROSE



Unknown: Sir William Harris

Unknown: Thomas Tallis

Organist: Gavin Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700114]

from St Mary's Parish Church, Belfast: sung by the Choir of St Anne's Cathedral

Introit: Love came down at Christmas (trad. arr H. Grmdle ) Responses (Smith of Durham)

Psalms 73 and 74 (Soaper in E; Walmisley in A; Turle in D minor; Lawes in B flat major) Canticles (Ireland in F)

Anthem: Born in a Manger (Christopher Morris)

Hymn: As with gladness men of old (ICH 77)

Voluntary: Carillon (Herbert Murrttl )

Organist and Master of the Choristers HARRY GRINDLE

Assistant Organist HOWARD FEE


Unknown: H. Grmdle

Organist: Herbert Murrttl

Unknown: Harry Grindle

Organist: Howard Fee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700121]

from Durham Cathedral

Responses (Kenneth Leighton ) Office Hymn: What star is this with beams so bright

Psalm 106 (Parry, Clark, Gilbert)

Lessons: Micah 4; 1 Corinthians 3

Canticles (Armstrong Gibbs in F minor)

Anthem: A Boy is Born (Benjamin Britten)

Master of the Choristers CONRAD EDEN


Unknown: Kenneth Leighton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700128]

from Durham Cathedral Responses (Armes)

Office Hymn: Maker of earth, to thee alone

Psalms 136. 137, 138 (St Audries, S. S. Wesley)

Lessons: Genesis 9, vv 1-17; Romans 3

Canticles (Stanford in F)

Anthem: Hail gladdening light (Charles Wood)

Master of the Choristers CONRAD EDEN

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700204]

from Salisbury Cathedral

Introit: 0 Lord, give thy Holy Spirit (Tallis)

Responses (Ayleward)

Psalms 22, 23 (Revised Psalter: Wesley, M. Camidge , C. H. Lloyd )

Lessons: Genesis 32, vv 24-30; Romans 8, vv 18-end

Canticles (Howells, Sarum Service)

Anthem: Greater love hath no man (Ireland)

Come 0 thou travellers unknown (EH 378)

Organist and Master of Choristers RICHARD SEAL Assistant Organist MICHAEL SMITH


Unknown: M. Camidge

Unknown: C. H. Lloyd

Organist: Michael Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700211]

from Salisbury Cathedral

Introit: Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake (Hilton) Responses (Smith)

The Lamentations (Bairstow)

Lessons: Daniel 9; Hebrews 4, vv 1-13

Canticles (Gibbons, Short Ser vice)

Anthem: Lord, let me know mine end (Greene)

Hymn: 0 help us, Lord (A and M Rev 320)

Organist and Master of Choristers Richard SEAL Assistant organist MICHAEL SMITH


Unknown: Short Ser

Organist: Michael Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700218]

from St Mary 's Church, Southampton

Responses (Byrd) Psalm 93

Lessons: Genesis 46. v 26, to 47. v 12: Philippians 3

Canticles: In medio chori (Weelkes)

Anthem: Laboravi in gemitu meo (Weelkes)

Both the canticles and the anthem have been reconstructed by DAVID BROWN , Master of the Choristers



Unknown: St Mary

Unknown: David Brown

Organist: Peter Evans

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700225]

from St David 's Cathedral Pembrokeshire

Preces and Responses (Byrd, five-part)

Psalm 132 (Ivor Atkins )

First Lesson: Ecclesiasticus 50, vv 4-24

Office Hymn: Urbs beata (Mode ii: EH 169)

Canticles (Gray in A)

Second Lesson: St Matthew 25, vv 14-23.

Creed, Responses, Collects (Bi/rd)

Anthem: 0 how amiable are thy dwellings (Vaughan Williams) Prayers

Yr Eglwys hen Brydeinig (Emynau'r Eglwys 547: Pen yr Yrfa)

Director of Music PETER BOORMAN Sub Organist ROSALYN CHARLES


Unknown: St David

Unknown: Ivor Atkins

Unknown: St Matthew

Unknown: Peter Boorman

Organist: Rosalyn Charles

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700304]

from Brecon Cathedral


Psalm 118 (H. Aldrich )

First Lesson: Jeremiah 11, vv 1-13

Magnificat (Benjamin Rogers )

Second Lesson: Matthew 21, vv 33-46

Nuncdimittis (Benjamin Rogers ) Creed, Responses, Collects (Ayleward)

Anthem: Out of the deep (Batten)

Prayers: Blessing

Organist and Choirmaster DAVID GEDGE

Assistant organist HAZEL DAVIES


Unknown: H. Aldrich

Unknown: Benjamin Rogers

Choirmaster: David Gedge

Organist: Hazel Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700311]

from Canterbury Cathedral Responses (Rtdout)

Psalms 59, 60. 61 (Barnby, Croft, Woodward, Goodenough) Lessons: Exodus 33, 7-23; 1 Timothy 3

Canticles (Tonus Peregrinus and Tone viii, arr Arnold)

Anthem: Wash me throughly <S. S. Wesley)

Lead. kindly light (A and M Rev 298)

Organist and Master of Choristers ALLAN WICKS

Assistant Organist PHILIP MOORE


Organist: Philip Moore

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700318]

from Canterbury Cathedral Responses (Bernard Rose )

Psalms 93, 94 (Crotch, Harris, Gray)

Lessons: Numbers 14, vv 10-23; 2 Timothy 1, vv 1-14

Canticles (Tippett, Collegium SanctiJohannis Cantabrigiense) Anthem: 0 Lord. in thy wrath rebuke me not (Gibbons)

Jesu, these eyes have never seen (A and M Rev 347)

Organist and Master of the Choristers ALLAN WICKS

Assistant Organist PHILIP MOORE


Unknown: Bernard Rose

Organist: Philip Moore

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700401]

from Leicester Cathedral

Introit: This joyful Eastertide (Charles Wood)

Responses (Morley)

Psalms 6, 7, 8 (Edwards, Barn-by, Flintoft, Gray)

Lessons: Solomon's Song 2, vv 8-17; 1 Peter 1, vv 13-25 Canticles (Stanford in C)

Anthem: When the Lord turned again the captivity of Sion (Adrian Batten )

Master of the Music


Assistant Organist ROBERT PRIME


Unknown: Adrian Batten