Music Update for the Week of January 3

The Gentlemen of the Choir will sing choral services on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week. Music for the Second Sunday after Christmas Day will include works by Harlow, Hassler, and Willcocks.

Sunday January 3

11am Festal Eucharist (sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir)

  • Service: Missa Sancti Thomae à 3, Brian Preston Harlow (b. 1976)
  • Psalm: 84:1-8 Plainsong (Tone IIIA1)
  • Anthem: Verbum caro factus est, Hans Leo Hassler (1562-1612)
  • Anthem: Infant holy, infant lowly, Polish Carol, arranged by David Willcocks (1919-2015)

Tuesday, January 5

5:30pm Festal Evensong (sung by the Gentelmen of the Choir)

  • Introit: Tui sunt coeli, William Byrd (1543-1623)
  • Responses: William Harris (1883-1973)
  • Psalm: 98
  • Magnificat: Magnificat septimi toni, Francesco Suriano (1548-1621)
  • Nunc dimittis: Nunc dimittis (Tone IV) – Plainsong
  • Anthem: Surge illuminare, William Byrd

Wednesday, January 6

5:30pm Solemn Eucharist (sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir)

  • Service: Mass for Three Voices, William Byrd (1543-1623)
  • Psalm: 72:1-7, 10-14
  • Motet: Regis tharsis, William Byrd

Thursday, January 7

5:30pm Choral Evensong (sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir)

  • Introit: Resonet in laudibus, Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
  • Responses: William Harris (1883-1973)
  • Psalm: 37:1-22
  • Service: in D, EW Naylor (1867-1934)
  • Anthem: Seek him that maketh the seven stars, Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

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