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Westminster Abbey - 90th Anniversary

Live from Westminster Abbey on the Eve of the Feast of St Michael and All Angels, celebrating the first broadcast of Choral Evensong from the Abbey on 7 October 1926.

Live from Westminster Abbey on the Eve of the Feast of St Michael and All Angels, celebrating the first broadcast of Choral Evensong from the Abbey on 7 October 1926

Introit: Plebs Angelica (Tippett)
Responses: Rose
Psalms 34, 91 (Bevan, Alcock)
First Lesson: 2 Kings 6 vv.8-17
Canticles: Second Service (Gibbons)
Second Lesson: Matthew 18 vv.1-10
Anthem: Faire is the heaven (Harris)
Hymn: Ye watchers and ye holy ones (Lasst uns erfreuen)
Organ Voluntary: Toccata: Uriel, with the fire of God (Neil Cox)

Organist and Master of the Choristers: James O'Donnell
Sub-Organist: Daniel Cook.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Florent Schmitt

    Psaume XLVII, Op. 38

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Singer: Christine Buffle. Conductor: Thierry Fischer.

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