Choral Music List

The choir’s repertoire is both wide and varied performing music from the fourteenth century to the present day, and it is adventurous in its programming, balancing new and unfamiliar works with the traditional cathedral repertory.

Music for Upcoming Services
Michaelmas Term 2022
2 October - The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Collegium Regale, Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)
Anthem O God, the protector of all, Patrick Salisbury (b. 1925)

9 October - Harvest Festival 

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Missa brevis in F  K192, W A Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Anthem Thou visitest the earth, Maurice Greene (1669 – 1755)

16 October - The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass   Gloria, Sanctus and Benedictus – Playnsong masse for a Mene, John Sheppard (c.1515 - 1558)
           Agnus Dei A Canterbury Mass, Cecilia McDowall (b. 1951)
Anthem  Regina Caeli Laetare, Vicente Lusitano (c. 1520 – 1561)

15.30 Choral Evensong

Introit If ye love me, Thomas Tallis (c.1505 – 1585)
Preces and Responses, William Smith (1603 – 1645
Canticles Short Service, Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)
Anthem O Holy Spirit, Christopher Tye (c.1505 – 1573)

23 October - Dedication Sunday

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Missa Brevis, Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
Anthem Locus iste, Anton Bruckner (1824 – 1896)

15.30 Choral Evensong

Introit Behold the tabernacle of God, William H. Harris (1883 – 1973)
Preces and Responses Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
Canticles Second Setting in E Flat, Charles Wood (1866 – 1926)
Anthem O how amiable, Ralph Vaughan Williams, (1872 – 1958)

30 October - All Saints Sunday

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Missa O quam gloriosum, Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611)
Anthem Beati mundo corde, William Byrd (c.1539 – 1623)

6 November - Third before Advent

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Gloria, A Canterbury Mass, Cecilia McDowall (b. 1951)
          Sanctus, Benedictus and Angus Dei from Playnsong masse for a Mene, John Sheppard (c. 1515 – 1558)
Anthem First antiphon,  Kyrylo Stetsenko (1882 – 1922)

13 November - Remembrance Sunday

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Holy Communion in the Phrygian Mode, Charles Wood (1866 – 1926)
Anthem Justorum animae, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 – 1924)

15.30 Choral Requiem

Missa pro defunctis, Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611)

20 November - Christ the King

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Missa Brevis, Sir William Walton (1902 - 1983)
Anthem O God my King, John Amner (1579–1641)

15.30 Choral Evensong

Introit O God, the King of glory, Henry Purcell (1659 -1695)
Preces and Responses Humphrey Clucas (b. 1941)
Canticles Evening Service in D, Sir George Dyson (1883 – 1964)
Anthem Te deum in C, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 – 1924)

27 November - The First Sunday of Advent

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass Mass for four voices, William Byrd (c.1539 – 1623)
Anthem  Turn thee again, Thomas Attwood (1765 – 1838)

18.00 Advent Carol Service

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