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The Choir's CD: samples and ordering information

Featuring the parish choir and organist Wesley R. Warren, Exsultate Deo contains music that takes the listener through the liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Passiontide, Holy Week, Easter, Pentecost, and ‘ordinary time’, as well as feast-days such as All Saints’, and services at different times of the day such as morning Mass and Evensong.

Evensong

Here is a complete recording of the Evensong and Solemn Benediction that took place November 18.

Evensong

Here is a complete recording of Evensong celebrating the Feast of Dedication, which took place Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

Feast of Dedication

Here is a complete recording of the Feast of Dedication, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Church's consecration. The service took place on October 21.

Harvest Thanksgiving

Here is a recording of the service of Harvest Thanksgiving, which took place Oct. 7.

Music of the Mass:
Missa L'hora passa - Ludovico Viadana (c.1560-1627)
(Gloria and Creed - Missa de Angelis)

Offertory Motet:
Sacerdotes Domini - William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
(Trans.: see Offertory Proper)

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Ablutions Motet:
Lord, I trust thee - G.F. Handel (1685-1759)

Organ Music:
Chorale Prelude "Nun freut euch, lieben Christen
g'mein" (BWV 734) - J.S. Bach

Michaelmass

Music of the Mass:

Missa Brevis in F minor - Margaret Drynan (1915-1999)

(Gloria and Creed - Missa de Angelis)

Offertory Motet: O sing joyfully - Adrian Batten (c.1591-c.1637)

Music at Communion: Hymn #229 (Picardy)

Organ Music:

Intrada - Grayston Ives

Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565)

- J.S. Bach

The Propers are those for the Feast of St. Michael

and All Angels (Psalm 103:19-22)

The hymns are taken from The English Hymnal:

(Processional) #242 (Coelites Plaudant)

(Gradual) #243 (Solothurn)

Solemn Evensong and Benediction

Here is a complete recording of the Evensong and Solemn Benediction for Trinity XV, held Sept. 16, 2012

Evensong and Solemn Benediction, St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Solemn Evensong and Benediction of the Blessed
Sacrament, 7:00 p.m.

Feast of the Assumption

Here is a complete recording of the Feast of the Assumption,  Sunday, August 19, 2012.

Readings:

  • Isaiah 7:10-15
  • Psalm 132:6-10, 13-14
  • Galatians 4:4-7
  • Luke 1:46-55

Music of the Mass:

Missa de Angelis - Plainsong

Music at Communion:

Ave maris stella - Plainsong

"Hail, bright star of the ocean, God's own Mother blest, Ever sinless Virgin, Gate of Heavenly rest..."

Ablutions Motet:

Salve Regina - Plainsong