Cantata Evensong February 2019

Saturday, 16 February 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Cantata Evensong

The Cantata Evensong for Lent Term, with the music of Bach performed in a liturgical context by the Choir alongside the period ensemble, St John's Sinfonia. No tickets required, free for all.

Orchestral Voluntary: J.S. Bach Wie zittern und wanken (BWV 105iii)
Responses and Preces: Ayleward Psalm 85 (Hemmings)
Durante: Magnificat
J.S. Bach: Cantata no. 82 ‘Ich habe genug’
J.S. Bach: Cantata no. 115 ‘Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit’
Hymns 15, 490
Orchestral Voluntary: J.S. Bach Overture (Suite no. 2 in B minor) (BWV 1067)

Location

St John's College Chapel
St John's Street
Cambridge
CB2 1TP
United Kingdom

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  • Responses and Preces: Leighton
  • Psalm 148 (Robinson)
  • Fayrfax: Magnificat Regale
  • Nunc Dimittis primi toni
  • Weir: Vertue
  • Hymns 383 (omit v. 3), 401 (omit v. 3)
  • Voluntary: J.S. Bach Fugue in E flat major (BWV 552ii)​

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