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Today's choral services

Sunday, 8th December 2019
Second Sunday of Advent
10.00am Matins Quire

Introit: Buck Into this world of sorrow
Responses: Leighton
Canticles: Dyson Benedicite in F
Stanford Benedictus in C
Voluntary: Stanford Benedictus from Sonata III in D minor Op 152 'Britannica'

11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire

Setting: Byrd Mass for five voices
Motet: Esquivel Barahona Vox clamantis in deserto
Voluntary: Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 542

Preacher: The Reverend Christopher Stoltz Minor Canon and Precentor

3.00pm Evensong Quire

Introit: Buck Into this world of sorrow
Responses: Leighton
Canticles: Wesley in E
Anthem: Gibbons This is the record of John
Voluntary: Franck Cantabile

Preacher: The Venerable David Stanton Canon in Residence

THERE ARE NO CHORAL SERVICES ON WEDNESDAYS.

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The Choir of Westminster Abbey with Master of the Choristers James O'Donnell

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