Music

MUSIC AT THE ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

Dr. William J. B. Gatens, Organist-Choirmaster

 

November 25, 2018 - Christ the King [34OT]

Service Music: Missa "O quam gloriosum" - Tomás Luis de Victoria

Anthem: "O God, my King" - John Amner

Motet: "King of glory, King of peace" - Sir William H. Harris after J. S. Bach

 

December 2, 2018 - 1 Advent

Service Music: Communion Service in D - Leo Sowerby

Anthem: "Pray that Jerusalem" - Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

Motet: "Saviour of the nations, come" - Johann Sebastian Bach

 

December 9, 2018 - 2 Advent

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "And the glory of the Lord" (from Messiah) - George Frideric Handel

Motet: "Comfort, comfort ye, my people" - Louis Bourgeois

 

December 14, 2018 (Friday) - Advent Choral Evensong

Responses: Thomas Tallis

Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in D minor - Thomas Attwood Walmisley

Anthem: "Drop down, ye heavens" - Sir John Stainer

 

December 16, 2018 - 3 Advent (Gaudete)

Service Music: Missa super "Dixit Maria" - Hans Leo Hassler

Anthem: "Rejoice in the Lord alway" - Henry Purcell

Motet: "Surge, illuminare" - William Byrd

 

December 23, 2018 - 4 Advent

Service Music: Communion Service in D - Leo Sowerby

Anthem: "He shall feed his flock" (from Messiah) - George Frideric Handel

Motet: "Ave Maria" - Jacques Arcadelt

 

December 24, 2018 - The Nativity of the Lord (Night)

Service Music: An American Christ Mass - W. J. B. Gatens

Anthem: "Angel Songs and the Star" - John Davison

Motet: "Lo, how a Rose e'er blooming" - Michael Praetorius

 

December 25, 2018 - Christmas Day (Congregational Sung Mass)

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

 

December 30, 2018 - The Holy Family

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "Now yield we thanks and praise" - Johann Sebastian Bach

Motet: "Lute-Book Lullaby" - William Ballet (arr. Geoffrey Shaw)

 

January 6, 2019 - The Epiphany of the Lord

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "O God, who by the leading of a star" - Thomas Attwood

Motet: "O Jesu, so sweet" - Johann Sebastian Bach

 

January 13, 2019 - The Baptism of the Lord

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" - Johann Sebastian Bach

Motet: "When Jesus went to Jordan's stream" - Johann Sebastian Bach

 

January 20, 2019 - 2 Epiphany [2OT]

Service Music: Communion Service in F - Sir William H. Harris

Anthem: "Awake, awake! Put on thy strength, O Zion" - Sir John Stainer

Motet: "How goodly are thy tents" - Sir Frederick A. G. Ouseley

 

January 27, 2019 - 3 Epiphany [3OT]

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "Let the words of my mouth" - Thomas Attwood

Motet: "Like as the hart" - Vincent Novello

 

February 3, 2019 - 4 Epiphany [4OT]

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "Love one another" - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Motet: "He that shall endure to the end" (from Elijah) - Felix Mendelssohn

 

February 10, 2019 - 5 Epiphany [5OT]

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom" - Ernest Farrar

Motet: "O for a closer walk with God" - Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

 

February 17, 2019 - Septuagesima [6OT]

Service Music: Communion Service in D - Leo Sowerby

Anthem: "If we believe that Jesus died" - Sir John Goss

Motet: "Turn thee again, O Lord, at the last" - Thomas Attwood

 

February 24, 2019 - Sexagesima [7OT]

Service Music: Communion Service in F - Sir William H. Harris

Anthem: "The Lord hath been mindful" - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Motet: "Lead me, Lord" - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

 

March 3, 2019 - Quinquagesima [8OT]

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "O death, where is thy sting?" (from Messiah) - George Frideric Handel

Motet: "God, which hast prepared" - Thomas Mudd

 

March 6, 2019 - Ash Wednesday

Service Music: John Merbecke

Motet: "Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake" - John Hilton

switch to classic view