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29/07/2009

From Buckfast Abbey, Devon, during the 2009 Exon Singers Festival.

Choral Evening Prayer, from Buckfast Abbey, Devon, during the 2009 Exon Singers Festival.

Introit: Companions of the Lord (Philip Wilby) (first performance)
Responses: Plainsong
Office Hymn: Creator of the earth and sky (Deus creator)
Psalms: 11, 12, 13 (Plainsong)
First Lesson: I Samuel 11
Anthem: Insanae et vanae curae (Haydn)
Second Lesson: Luke 22 vv39-46
Homily: The Very Rev John Clarke, Dean of Wells
Canticle: Magnificat from the Fauxbourdon Service (Jeremy Woodside) (first broadcast)
The Lord's Prayer (Richard Allain)
Motet: Ave Maria (Philip Wilby)
Final Hymn: As we remember, Lord, thy faithful handmaid (Christe sanctorum)
Organ Voluntary: Con moto maestoso (Sonata No 3 in A, Op 65) (Mendelssohn)

Organist: Jeffrey Makinson
Director of music: Matthew Owens.

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