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Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 07 March 2012

From Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford including the first performance of a new commission for The Choirbook for The Queen - a collection of contemporary anthems, published for the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.

Introit: Beati mundo corde (Byrd)
Responses: Francis Pott
Office Hymn: God is the refuge of his saints (Cannock)
Psalm: 37 (Russell, Gauntlett)
First Lesson: Job 1 vv1-22
Canticles: Dyson in D
Second Lesson: Luke 21 v34 - 22 v6
Anthem: Prayer for the Church's Banquet (Francis Grier) ('Choirbook for The Queen'- first performance)
Final Hymn: Hark what a sound (Highwood)
Organ Voluntary: Joie et clarté from Les Corps Glorieux (Messiaen)

Stephen Darlington (Director of Music)
Michael Heighway (Organ Scholar).


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