Posted on: 10 February 2016
Evensong in memory of Dr John Gavin Scott LVO was sung in St John's College Chapel, Cambridge on Saturday 6 February.
Dr Scott, who was Organ Student at St John's from 1974-78, went on to direct the choirs of St Paul's Cathedral and of St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue in New York City.
The service was preceded by an Organ Recital by Dr David Hill.
The service included two new works composed in memory of John Scott - Jonathan Bielby's May choirs of angels and David Hill's God be in my head.
Sumsion in G and Parry's Hear my words, ye people also featured in the service.
Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalms 110 (Lloyd), 111 (Smart)
Bevan: Magnificat octavi toni
Nunc Dimittis octavi toni
Tavener: The Lord’s Prayer
Boulanger: Lux aeterna
Fiona Maddocks, The Observer