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Music for the Liturgy

November 28   Sunday Said Mass 10.30  ADVENT 
November 28   Advent Carol Service  18.30 
Includes choral music:  Praetorius *Gibbons* Tallis * Handel*  Noble * Ord*  

DECEMBER 2021 

December  5   Sunday Sung Mass 10.30  Advent 2 
Introit:  Benedictus - Mass for IV voices William Byrd 1540-1623 
Mass: Mass for a  Meane  - John Sheppard 1515-1550 
Comfort ye my people, Every valley shall be exalted - Messiah - G F Handel 1685 -1759 In the bleak mid-winter - Gustav Holst 1874-1934 

December  12   Sunday Sung Mass 10.30      Advent 3 Gaudete 
Introit: Gaudete in Domino semper (Rejoice in the Lord always) 
Gregorian chant Mass: Missa Quadragisimae  Rejoice in the Lord alway - Anon 16thC 
O Lord give thy Holy Spirit - Thomas Tallis 1505-85

December 19   Sunday Sung Mass 10.30  Advent 4   
Introit: Alma Redepmtoris mater- Gregorian Chant 
Mass: Orbis factor - Gregorian chant 13thC 
Dixit Maria - Hans Leo Hassler 1564 -1612      Lullay my liking - Gustav Holst 1874-1934
December 19    18.30   Candlelit Festival of Nine lessons & Carols
Includes choral music: 15thC Anon * Bach* Warlock* Darke* Joubert* Semmons*Bradley
& traditional Carols

December 24  Friday   Christmas Eve Midnight Sung Mass 23.00  
Introit: Hodie Christus Natus est (Today Christ is born) Gregorian chant 
Mass: Missa l’ ora passa - Ludivico Viadana 1560-1627 
Child for us sinners - Edmund Semmons 1905-1985  Away in a manger - W Kirkpatrick 1838-1921 The holly & the ivy English Trad.Arr  H Walford Davies 1869-1941 
Stille nacht - Hans Gruber 1787-1863

December Saturday 25 Christmas Day Sung Mass 10.30   Cantores Exeat 

December Sunday 26 Sung Mass 10.30   Cantores Exeat