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Westminster Abbey

Choral Evensong from Westminster Abbey to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero.

Choral Evensong from Westminster Abbey to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero.

Introit: The Beatitudes (Joubert)
Responses: Morley
Psalms 53, 54 (Goss, Naylor)
First Lesson: Isaiah 61 vv.1-9
Magnificat: Primi toni (Anima mea) à 4 (Victoria)
Second Lesson: James 2 vv.5-13
Nunc dimittis: Tertii toni à 4 (Victoria)
Anthem: A special appeal (MacMillan) - commissioned for this service by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster
Sermon: The Right Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Williams of Oystermouth
Hymn: Praise to the holiest in the height (Gerontius)
Organ Voluntary: Toccata from Symphonie No 2, Op 26 (Dupré)

James O'Donnell (Organist and Master of the Choristers)
Matthew Jorysz (Assistant Organist).

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Last on

Sun 29 Oct 2017 15:00

Music Played

  • John Joubert

    The Beatitudes

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
  • John Goss

    Psalms 53, 54

    Composer: CL Naylor. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Magnificat: Primi toni (Anima mea) à 4

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Nunc dimittis: Tertii toni à 4

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    A special appeal

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey.
  • Marcel Dupré

    Toccata from Symphonie No 2

    Performer: Matthew Jorysz.

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