Music

MUSIC AT THE ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

 

April 18, 2019 - Maundy Thursday (Evening)

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "Tristis est anima mea" - Michael Haydn

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - William Byrd

 

April 19, 2019 - Good Friday (Noon)

The Passion According to St. John - Plainsong

The Reproaches - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

 

April 20, 2019 - The Solemn Vigil of Easter (Evening)

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

April 21, 2019 - Easter Day

Service Music: Missa Brevis in D - Everett Titcomb

Anthem: "If ye be risen again with Christ" - Orlando Gibbons

Motet: "Alleluia! Come, risen Lord" - W. J. B. Gatens

 

April 28, 2019 - 2 Easter

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

Anthem: "This joyful Eastertide" - Dutch Carol, arr. by Charles Wood

Motet: "We walk by faith and not by sight" - Gordon Slater

 

May 3, 2019 - Eastertide Choral Evensong

Responses: Thomas Tallis

Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Short Service) - Orlando Gibbons

Anthem: "If ye be risen again with Christ" - Orlando Gibbons

 

May 5, 2019 - 3 Easter

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "The day draws on with golden light" - Sir E. C. Bairstow

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Sir Edward Elgar

 

May 12, 2019 - 4 Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday)

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "My Shepherd will supply my need" - arr. by Virgil Thomson

Motet: "Lo! the angels' food is given" - John Bacchus Dykes

 

May 19, 2019 - 5 Easter

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

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

Motet: "Locus iste" - Anton Bruckner

 

May 26, 2019 - 6 Easter (Rogation Sunday)

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

Anthem: "The eyes of all wait upon thee" - Jean Berger

Motet: "Lord, by whose breath all souls and seeds are living" - Herbert Howells

 

June 2, 2019 - 7 Easter (Sunday after Ascension)

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "God is gone up" - William Croft

Motet: "If ye love me" - Thomas Tallis

 

June 9, 2019 - The Day of Pentecost

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "Come, Holy Ghost" - Thomas Attwood

Motet: "O Spirit of Life" - Johann Sebastian Bach

 

June 16, 2019 - Trinity Sunday

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "Tibi laus, tibi gloria" - Peter Philips

Motet: "O Unity of threefold light" - from Este's Psalter (1592)

 

June 23, 2019 - Corpus Christi

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "Ego sum panis vivus" - William Byrd

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

June 30, 2019 - Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Service Music: Missa Festiva - Alexander Gretchaninov

Anthem: "Listen, O isles" - George Benjamin Allen

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

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