Music

MUSIC AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

 

December 3, 2017 - 1 Advent

Service Music: Communion Service in D - Leo Sowerby

Anthem: "Surge, illuminare" - William Byrd

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

 

December 10, 2017 - 2 Advent

Service Music: Communion Service in D - Leo Sowerby

Anthem: "Hosanna in the highest" - Sir John Stainer

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

 

December 17, 2017 - 3 Advent (Gaudete)

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

Anthem: "This is the record of John" - Orlando Gibbons

Motet: "Almighty and everlasting God" - Orlando Gibbons

 

December 24, 2017 - 4 Advent (Congregational Sung Mass)

Service Music: Communion Service in D - Leo Sowerby

 

December 24, 2017 - The Nativity of the Lord (Night)

Service Music: Mass of the Quiet Hour - George Oldroyd

Anthem: "Angelus ad pastores" - Hans Leo Hassler

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

 

December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day (Congregational Sung Mass)

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

 

December 31, 2017 - The Holy Family

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

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

Motet: "What child is this?" - Robert A. M. Ross

 

January 7, 2018 - The Epiphany of the Lord

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "Lo, star-led chiefs" (from Palestine) - William Crotch

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

 

January 12, 2018 [Friday] - Choral Evensong & Benediction

Responses: Thomas Tallis

Canticles: Evening Service in E (Hebraic) - W. J. B. Gatens

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

Benediction Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

January 14, 2018 - 1 Epiphany [2OT]

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "Behold the Lamb of God" (from Messiah) - George Frideric Handel

Motet: "Lord, I trust thee" - George Frideric Handel

 

January 21, 2018 - 2 Epiphany [3OT]

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "Dear Lord and Father of mankind" - Sir C. Hubert H. Parry

Motet: "Cast thy burden upon the Lord" (from Elijah) - Felix Mendelssohn

 

January 28, 2018 - Septuagesima [4OT]

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

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

Motet: "O taste and see" - Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

February 4, 2018 - Sexagesima [5OT]

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "He watching over Israel" (from Elijah) - Felix Mendelssohn

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

 

February 11, 2018 - Quinquagesima [6OT]

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

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

Motet: "Let thy merciful ears" - Thomas Mudd

 

March 1, 2018 - Ash Wednesday

Service Music: John Merbecke

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

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