Evensong and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Here is a complete recording the Service of Evensong and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, April 17.

  1. Organ Music: Saraband for the Morning of Easter – Herbert Howells
  2. Opening Sentence, Preces and Responses
  3. Psalm 123 (Ad te levavi oculos meos) - Chant by E.J. Hopkins
  4. First Lesson: Deuteronomy 5: 1-21
  5. Office Hymn: 157 “He is risen, he is risen” (All Saints)
  6. Magnificat: Evening Service in G - Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
  7. Second Lesson: Revelation 21: 9 - end
  8. Nunc Dimittis: Evening Service in G - Herbert Sumsion
  9. Creed, Versicles, Responses and Collects
  10. Anthem: Ye choirs of new Jerusalem - C.V. Stanford (1852-1924)
  11. Prayers
  12. Sermon: Fr Geoffrey Chapman
  13. Offertory Hymn: 163 “The strife is o’er” (Victory)
  14. Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, first part
  15. Motet at Benediction: O sons and daughters, let us sing - Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)
  16. Closing Hymn: 606 “Jesus lives! thy terrors now” (St. Albinus)
  17. Organ Music: Prélude et Toccata sur “Victimae Paschali Laudes” – Denis Bédard