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Webcasts

Please select one of our latest webcasts from the list below. Webcasts are generally released on Tuesdays at noon, and made available for a period of two months. During term time, webcasts tend to be from the previous week and, during the vacation, services from the previous term are chosen to continue the weekly service. Please click here to read more about the webcasting service.

Sung Eucharist (boys’ voices) - 1 June

Available until: 
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:05
Introit: Parry He delivered the poor
Britten: Missa Brevis
Gradual: Psalm 68 vv. 1–10
Credo: II
Hymns 333, 349
Voluntary: Messiaen Transports de joie (L’Ascension)

Choral Evensong - 22 November

Available until: 
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 10:14
Responses and Preces: Smith
Psalm 108
Leighton (Second Service)
Ledger: A Spotless Rose

Choral Evensong - 8 November

Available until: 
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:45
Responses and Preces: Ayleward
Psalm 41
Sumsion in A
Ireland: Greater love hath no man
Hymn 475
Voluntary: Howells Psalm Prelude (set 2, no.1) (Psalm 130 v.1)

Choral Evensong (men's voices) - 19 November

Available until: 
Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:59
Responses and Preces: Cleobury
Psalm 98
Moore (Second Service)
Watts: Echoes

Festal Evensong (men's voices) – 11 June

Available until: 
Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:59
Introit: Lassus Jubilate Deo
Responses and Preces Tallis
Psalm 59
Antiphon: Qui vult venire post me
Palestrina: Magnificat sexti toni
Nunc Dimittis sexti toni
Palestrina: Loquebantur variis linguis
Hymn 167

Memorial Service for Frederick Sanger

Available until: 
Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:59
Fred Sanger, by Paul Hodgson
Duruflé: Requiem aeternam
Psalm 121
Song: What a wonderful world
Duruflé: In Paradisum
Hymn 413

Sung Eucharist – 9 November

Available until: 
Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:59
Duruflé – Requiem
D.Guest – For the Fallen

Evensong with Instrumentalists - 31 October

Available until: 
Mon, 12/29/2014 - 12:00
Responses and Preces: Tomkins
Psalm 10
Antiphon: O quam gloriosum
Watson in E
J.S. Bach: Cantata no. 54 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde', BWV 54
Hymn 377

Sung Eucharist - 26 October

Available until: 
Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:59
Introit: Duruflé Ubi caritas
Langlais: Messe Solennelle
Gradual: Psalm 1
Credo: VI
Hymns 302, 272
Voluntary: Hymne d'action de grâce (Te Deum)

Webcasting at St John’s

The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, was the first Choir of its kind to broadcast weekly webcasts of its services. The project went live on Tuesday 14 October 2008 at midday.

This innovative and exciting enterprise not only widens awareness of the Choir’s day-to-day work, enhancing its already high reputation – established through its many fine recordings and broadcasts made during the past sixty years – but also make their performances accessible to people around the world in a way that was unthinkable even a few years ago.

The Dean, the Rev'd Duncan Dormor, said:
“In launching this service, our intention is simple: to provide the very best the Anglican Choral tradition can offer, free at the touch of a button to anyone, anywhere in the world. With these new weekly services we will be able to bring the distinctive sound of the Choir ‘at home’ in its Chapel to new audiences and old friends.”

The weekly webcast is one of a number of initiatives planned by the Director of Music, Andrew Nethsingha:
“We are excited to be the first British choir to webcast services weekly. We hope this will appeal to worshippers and general music lovers alike – both in this country and around the world. George Guest, my predecessor who first established the reputation of the Choir, was a great pioneer and innovator with the Choir; introducing important new repertoire to Britain through services and recordings, creating a new and distinctive choral sound and taking the St John’s Choir to parts of the world which were new to British choirs. These webcasts continue in this innovative spirit.”