Evensong with music by Vaughan Williams

Friday, 18 May 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Mass in G minor

A special Evensong including works by Ralph Vaughan Williams on the release date of our album of his music, Mass in G minor.

This Evensong service is to be video live-streamed by Classic FM via Facebook, a first for both Classic FM and the Choir. We ask everyone to be seated by 6:15PM.

If you are watching the service online, you can follow along with the Order of Service which can be found at the bottom of this page.

Music before the service: Vaughan Williams Rhosymedre
Introit: Vaughan Williams O, clap your hands
Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalm 90 (Hylton Stewart, Thalben-Ball)
Stanford in A
Vaughan Williams: Lord thou hast been our refuge
Hymn 137 "Come down, O love divine" (Down Ampney)
Voluntary: Howells Paean

Location

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

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  • Responses: Tomkins (Peterhouse)
  • Psalm 109 (omit vv. 5-19) (Barnby, Hylton Stewart)
  • Stanford in B flat
  • MacMillan: O give thanks unto the Lord
  • Hymns 341, 461 (tune: Corvedale)
  • Preacher: Professor Deborah Howard - Professors Professing: The Human search for God - Architecture
  • Voluntary: Allegro Maestoso (Sonata in G) - Elgar

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