Music List 2017-11-14T17:53:36+00:00

The Music of St James’s Church

SUNDAY 19th November

II before Advent

10.30am High Mass
Setting:            Missa Brevis – Leighton
Motet:             O sacrum convivum – Messiaen
Voluntary:        Processional – Mathias

SUNDAY 26th November

Christ the King

10.30am High Mass
Setting:            Mass in G – Schubert
Motet:             Let all the world – Vaughan Williams
Voluntary:        Toccata on ‘Hanover’, Op. 72, no. 1 – Leighton

SUNDAY 3rd December

Advent I

10.30am High Mass
Setting:          Missa Canonica – Brahms
Motet:            Ave Maria – Elgar
Voluntary:        Es ist ein ros’ entsprungen, Op. 122 – Brahms
6pm Advent Carol Service
Music as per Order of Service

SUNDAY 10th December

Advent II

10.30am High Mass
Setting:          Missa L’hora passa­ – Viadana
Motet:            Dixit Maria – Hassler
Voluntary:        Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme, BWV 645 – J. S. Bach

SUNDAY 17th December

Advent III (Gaudete)

10.30am High Mass
Setting:          Missa simile est regnum – Lobo
Motet:            Rorate caeli – Handl
Voluntary:        March on a theme of Handel, “Lift up your heads”, Op. 15, no. 2 – Guilmant
6pm Festival of Lessons & Carols
Music as per Order of Service

SUNDAY 24th December

Advent IV

10.30am High Mass
Setting:          Missa sancta et immaculata – Guerrero
Motet:            Jesus Christ the Apple Tree – Poston
Voluntary:        Fugue on the Magnificat, BWV 733 – J. S. Bach
11.30pm Midnight Mass
Setting:          Missa O magnum mysterium – Victoria
Motet:            O magnum mysterium – Byrd
Voluntary:        Final (Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 14) – Vierne

MONDAY 25th December

The Nativity of Our Lord

10.30am High Mass
Setting:            Missa brevis in C, KV 257 “Credo messe” – Mozart
Motet:              Nativity Carol – Rutter
                           Sussex Carol – Willcocks
Voluntary:        Toccata (Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 42) – Widor

SUNDAY 31st December

Christmas I

10.30am High Mass
Setting:          Missa brevis in F – Haydn
Motet:            Hodie Christus natus est – Sweelinck
Voluntary:        Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes sohn, BWV 601 – J. S. Bach

George de Voil BA (Oxon.) FRCO
Organist and Director of Music 

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