MUSIC AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

 

April 13, 2017 - Maundy Thursday (Evening)

Service Music: John Merbecke

Anthem: "Tristis est anima mea" - Michael Haydn

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - William Byrd

 

April 14, 2017 - Good Friday (Noon)

The Passion According to St. John - Plainsong

The Reproaches - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

 

April 15, 2017 - The Great Vigil of Easter (Evening)

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

April 16, 2017 - Easter Day

Service Music: Missa Brevis in D - Everett Titcomb

Anthem: "Christ rising again" - Michael Wise

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

 

April 23, 2017 - 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 30, 2017 - 3 Easter

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

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

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Sir Edward Elgar

 

May 7, 2017 - 4 Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday)

Service Music: Missa Festiva - Alexander Gretchaninov

Anthem: "The Lord is my shepherd" - Sir G. A. Macfarren

Motet: "Lo! the angels' Food is given" - J. B. Dykes

 

May 14, 2017 - 5 Easter

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

Anthem: "Immortality" - Alan Hovhaness

Motet: "The Call" - Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

May 21, 2017 - 6 Easter (Rogation Sunday)

Service Music: Communion Service on Bach Chorales

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

Motet: "Thou hallowed chosen morn of praise" - Johann Hermann Schein

 

May 28, 2017 - 7 Easter (Sunday after Ascension)

Service Music: John Merbecke

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

Motet: "If ye love me" - Thomas Tallis

 

June 4, 2017 - The Day of Pentecost

Service Music: Songs for the Holy Eucharist - Franz Schubert

Anthem: "Dum complerentur dies Pentecostes" - G. P. da Palestrina

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

 

June 11, 2017 - Trinity Sunday

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

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

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

 

June 18, 2017 - Corpus Christi

Service Music: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena - Healey Willan

Anthem: "Ego sum panis vivus" - William Byrd

Motet: "Ave verum corpus" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

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

Service Music: Missa Brevis in C (K. 220, "Sparrow" Mass) - W. A. Mozart

Anthem: "Listen, O isles" - George B. Allen

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

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