Music

MUSIC AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

 

March 25, 2018 - Palm Sunday

Anthem: "Pueri Hebraeorum" - Tomás Luis de Victoria

Service Music: John Merbecke

The Passion According to St. Mark - Plainsong

Motet: "Christus factus est" - Felice Anerio

 

March 29, 2018 - Maundy Thursday (Evening)

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "Tristis est anima mea" - John Davison

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - William Byrd

 

March 30, 2018 - Good Friday (Noon)

The Passion According to St. John - Plainsong

The Reproaches - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

 

March 31, 2018 - The Great Vigil of Easter (Evening)

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

April 1, 2018 - Easter Day

Service Music: Missa Brevis in D - Everett Titcomb

Anthem: "Christus resurgens" - Peter Philips

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

 

April 8, 2018 - 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

 

April 15, 2018 - 3 Easter

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

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

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

 

April 20, 2018 - Eastertide Choral Evensong

Responses: John Reading

Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in B-flat - Henry Purcell

Anthem: "Christ rising again" - Michael Wise

 

April 22, 2018 - 4 Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday)

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

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

Motet: "Very Bread, Good Shepherd tend us" - Stanley Marchant

 

April 29, 2018 - 5 Easter

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "Love one another" - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Motet: "The Call" (from Five Mystical Songs) - Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

May 6, 2018 - 6 Easter (Rogation Sunday)

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "Awake, thou wintry earth" - Johann Sebastian Bach

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

 

May 10, 2018 - Ascension Day

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "God is gone up with a merry noise" - William Croft

Motet: "If ye love me" - Thomas Tallis

 

May 13, 2018 - 7 Easter (Sunday after Ascension)

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "O God, the King of glory" - Henry Purcell

Motet: "If ye love me" - Thomas Tallis

 

May 20, 2018 - The Day of Pentecost

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

Anthem: "When that the fiftieth day was come" - Christopher Tye

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

 

May 27, 2018 - Trinity Sunday

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus" - Antoine de Févin

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

 

June 3, 2018 - Corpus Christi

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "O sacrum convivium" - William Byrd

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

June 10, 2018 - 2 Trinity (10OT)

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

Anthem: "Immortality" - Alan Hovhaness

Motet: "Holy is the true light" - Sir William H. Harris

 

June 17, 2018 - 3 Trinity (11OT)

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "O God, thou art my God" - Henry Purcell

Motet: "I heard the voice of Jesus say" - Thomas Tallis

 

June 25, 2017 - Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Service Music: Mass in G - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "The Prophet of the Highest" - W. J. B. Gatens

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

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