Howells Requiem - Evensong

Saturday, 15 June 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
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The Choir of St John's sings Howells' seminal work - Requiem - in its entirety at a service of Evensong in St John's College Chapel. Join us on 15 June to experience one of the most important choral works of the 20th century.

Responses and Preces: Lloyd (Set 2)
Psalm 78 vv. 1–17 (Oakley)
Antiphon: Benedictus es
Sumsion in G
Howells: Requiem
   i. Salvator mundi
   ii. Psalm 23
   iii. Requiem aeternam I
   iv. Psalm 121
   v. Requiem aeternam II
   vi. I heard a voice from heaven

Hymn 440 (omit vv. 4, 5)
Voluntary: Howells Psalm Prelude (Set 1, no. 3)

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St John's College Chapel
St John's Street
United Kingdom

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Introit: Byrd  Gloria Tibi Domine
Tye: Missa Euge Bone
Gradual: Psalm 68 vv. 1–10 (tone v)
Preacher: The Chaplain 
Credo: VI
Hymns 239, 494 (tune 413)
Voluntary: Tomkins A Substantial Verse

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