18 February 2018 - Choral Evensong

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Friday, 23 March 2018

This service comes from last term's half term break and is sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir. The Anthem is Estonian composer Arvo Pärt's Latin setting of Psalm 130 ('Out of the deep'), scored for four-part men's choir, percussion and organ. Pärt dedicated this piece to fellow composer Gottfried von Einem.

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