The Guild Chapel, Stratford-upon-Avon
From the Guild Chapel, Stratford-upon-Avon, marking the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare.
From the Guild Chapel, Stratford-upon-Avon marking the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare
Introit: Haec dies (Byrd)
Psalm: 114 (Tonus peregrinus)
Office Hymn: Love's redeeming work is done (Savannah)
First Lesson: Song of Solomon 3
Canticles: Second Service (Gibbons)
Second Lesson: Matthew 28 vv16-end
Anthems: Hear the voice of the Bard (Pete M. Wyer); Since by man came death; Then shall be brought to past; O death, where is thy sting?, But thanks be to God (Handel)
Hymn: Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (St Fulbert)
Orchestral Voluntary: A tempo ordinario, e staccato & Allegro from the Organ Concerto in B flat, Op. 4 No. 2, HWV 290 (Handel)
With Orchestra of the Swan (Artistic Director - David Curtis)
Orchestra of the Swan Chamber Choir (Director - John Liggins)
Part of Radio 3's celebration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth.