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
Hilary Term 2021
Sunday 10 January Feast of the Baptism of Christ

10.30 Sung Eucharist

Mass – Pietro Yon, Missa Pastorale

Christmas Vacation 2020
Sunday 6 December The Second Sunday of Advent

10.30 Sung Eucharist

Mass - Missa super Pilons pilons lorge, LV416, Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
Anthem - I sing of a maiden, Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Psalm - 85
Hymns - 7, 320

18.00 Carols by Candlelight

Music to be confirmed

Sunday 13 December The Third Sunday of Advent

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass - Aston, The Order for Holy Communion
Anthem - Archer, The Linden Tree Carol
Psalm - 126
Hymns - 11, 9

18.00 Carols by Candlelight

Music to be confirmed

Sunday 20 December The Fourth Sunday of Advent

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass - Gabrieli, Missa brevis
Anthem - Handl, Ecce Concipies
Psalm - 89
Hymns - TBC

18.00 Carols by Candlelight

Music to be confirmed

Thursday 24 December Christmas Eve

23.30 Midnight Mass

Mass - Macmillan, Mass of Blessed John Henry Newman
Anthem - Sandys, A Child this day is born
Hymns - 32, 35

Friday 25 December Christmas Day

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass – Macmillan, Mass of Blessed John Henry Newman
Anthem - Sandys, A Child this day is born
Hymns - 24, 28, CP67, 62

Sunday 27 December Feast of St John the Evangelist

10.30 Sung Eucharist

Mass – White, Communion Service in E flat

Sunday 3 January Feast of the Epiphany

10.30 Sung Eucharist

Mass – Willan, Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena

Michaelmas Term 2020
Sunday 4 October St Francis

10.30 Sung Eucharist

Mass - Missa in Simplicate, Jean Langlais (1908-1991)
Psalm - 100

Sunday 11 October Harvest Festival

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass - Missa Brevis, Andrea Gabrieli (1532-1585)
Anthem - Exaudi Domine, G. P. da Palestrina (1526-94)
Psalm - 65
Hymns - 263, 259

Sunday 18 October St Luke the Evangelist

10.30 Choral Eucharist with University Sermon

Mass - Missa super Pilons pilons lorge, LV416, Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
Anthem - Dixit Maria ad angelum, Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Psalm - 147.1-7
Hymns - 415, 280

Sunday 25 October Dedication Festival

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass - Communion Service in G, Francis Jackson (1917 - )
Anthem - Ave verum, W.A. Mozart (1756-91)
Psalm - 122
Hymns - 205, 308 (t. Radcliffe Square)

Sunday 1 November All Saints

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass – Missa O Quam Gloriosum, Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Anthem - O Quam Gloriosum, Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) 
Psalm - 34.1-10
Hymns - 197, 381

Sunday 8 November Remembrance Sunday

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass – Missa Quarti toni, Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Anthem - I heard a voice, Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
Psalm - 23
Hymns - 436, 499

Sunday 15 November Second Sunday before Advent

10.30 Choral Eucharist with University Sermon

Mass – Missa Brevis, Grayston Ives (1948 - )
Anthem - O sacrum convivium, William Byrd (c.1529-1623)
Psalm - 90.1-8
Hymns - 232, 466 

Sunday 22 November Christ the King

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass – Mass for Four Voices Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
Anthem - O God, the King of Glory, Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Psalm - 95.1-7
Hymns - 271, 295

Sunday 29 November First Sunday of Advent

10.30 Choral Eucharist

Mass – Communion Service in F, C.V. Stanford (1852-1924)
Anthem - Adam lay bounden, Peter Warlock (1894-1930)
Psalm - 80.1-8
Hymns - 6, 3

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