MUSIC AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

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


April 25, 2021 – 4 Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday)
Voluntary:  Variations on Psalm 80 – John Davison
Service Music:  Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena – Healey Willan
Offertory Solo:  “My Shepherd will supply my need” – arr. by Virgil Thomson
Communion Solo:  “How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds” – Fred Bock
Voluntary:  Toccata in D – Flor Peeters

May 2, 2021 – 5 Easter
Voluntary:  “Glory be to God on High” (BWV 663) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena – Healey Willan
Offertory Solo:  “I know that my Redeemer liveth” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Communion Solo:  “How beautiful are the feet” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Voluntary:  Toccata & Fugue in F (BuxWV 157) – Dietrich Buxtehude

May 9, 2021 – 6 Easter (Rogation Sunday)
Voluntary:  Allegro from Sonata No. 5 (BWV 529) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena – Healey Willan
Offertory Solo:  “This hallowed chosen morn of praise” – Johann Hermann Schein
Communion Solo:  “Thou visitest the earth” – Maurice Greene
Voluntary:  Fugue à la gigue in G (BWV 577) – Johann Sebastian Bach

May 16, 2021 – 7 Easter (Sunday after Ascension)
Voluntary:  Toccata in C; Adagio in A minor (BWV 564) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena – Healey Willan
Offertory Solo:  “Thou art gone up on high” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Communion Solo:  “Comfort, O Lord, the soul of thy servant” – William Crotch
Voluntary:  Fugue in C (BWV 564) – Johann Sebastian Bach

May 23, 2021 – The Day of Pentecost
Voluntary:  “Come, Holy Ghost” (BWV 652) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena – Healey Willan
Offertory Anthem:  “Come, Holy Ghost” – Thomas Attwood
Communion Motet:  “O Spirit of life” – Johann Sebastian Bach
Voluntary:  Fantasia on “Come, Holy Ghost” (BWV 651) – Johann Sebastian Bach

May 30, 2021 – Trinity Sunday
Voluntary:  Prelude in E-flat (BWV 552) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena – Healey Willan
Offertory Solo:  “To thee, Jehovah, will I sing praises” – Johann Sebastian Bach
Communion Solo:  “O Unity of threefold light” – from Este’s Psalter (1592)
Voluntary:  Fugue in E-flat, “St. Anne” (BWV 552) – Johann Sebastian Bach

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