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12 July 2019


Introit: Howells A Hymn for St Cecilia
Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalm 139 vv. 1–18, 23–24 (Skeats)
Stanford in C
Tavener: The Lord’s Prayer
Parry: Hear my words, ye people
Hymn 408(i)
Voluntary: Parry Fantasia and Fugue in G

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Cantata Evensong
19 October 2019

Bach Cantata Evensong with the Choir of St John’s College
St John’s Sinfonia
: Andrew Nethsingha​
Leader: Margaret Faultless

Durante Magnificat
JS Bach | Cantata No. 8 - 'Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?'

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The Choir processing in to St John’s College Chapel
25 October 2019

Introit: Franck Panis angelicus
Responses and Preces: Ayleward
Psalm 119 vv. 41–48 (Martin)
Sumsion in A
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Hymn 390 

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Andrew Nethsingha discusses the story of Leighton's 'Second Service', commissioned in memory of former St John's Organ Scholar Brian Runnett, who was killed in a car crash. Read along whilst listening to Leighton's 'Nunc Dimittis' from the Choir's forthcoming album below.

Andrew Nethsingha discusses the significance of Tippett's 'St John's Service', a work which demonstrates a fresh, vivid and original take on the Evening Canticles. Read along whilst listening to Tippett's 'Magnificat' from the Choir's forthcoming album below.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer