Evensong in memory of John Scott offered in College Chapel

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.

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Responses and Preces: Rose
Psalm 68 vv.1-10 (Woodward)
Jackson in G
Howells: Like as the hart
Hymn: Christ Triumphant (Guiting Power)

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Fiona Maddocks, The Observer