Sundays in August

Hosted by: St Michael's Church and Choir

We scale back a little over August. with the holiday season; Tuesday & Thursday Vespers take a break. Tuesday 7pm Choir Practices continue as we have important music in September for Nativity of BVM and Michaelmas to prepare, but will be shorter and more social.

The Choir will also meet at 10am on Sundays, to run through the Music for the Liturgy and polish up a Communion Motet from our repertoire. Mass Setting will be Merbecke/Shaw so we can ‘all join in’.  Full Choral Services resume Sunday 2nd September with our monthly Choral Evensong at 6pm as well as Sung Mass at 11am.

Sunday 26th August, Trinity XIII, 11am Sung Mass.Hymns 205 : 449 : 471. John Merbecke’s The Booke of Common Praier Noted was commissioned by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and published in 1550, but the huge liturgical changes under Edward VI & Mary I meant the music fell from use until revived in the mid-19th century. Motet…

Sunday 2nd September, Trinity XIV, 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 456 : 285 : 420. Setting: Mass in A minor – Casciolini. Motet: View me, Lord – Lloyd.

Sun 2 Sept, 6pm, Choral Evensong & Benediction. Reading Responses. Psalm 119:1-16. Office Hymn 242. Canticles: Herbert Brewer in D. Anthem: Evening Hymn – Balfour-Gardiner. O salutaris 269. Tantum Ergo Faure.

Sunday 5th August, Trinity X, 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 104: 302: 480. Setting: John Merbecke/Marbeck (1510-85). Motet: Ave verum corpus by W A  Mozart. Celebrant & Preacher Fr Nigel. (N.B. No Evensong today)

Sunday 12th August, Trinity XI, 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 238 : 296 : 467. Merbecke. Motet of the Day was Ave verum corpus by William Byrd. Celebrant & preacher Ven David Gunn-Johnson.

Sunday 19th August, Trinity XII, 11am Sung Mass.Hymns 333 : 271 : 339. Merbecke. Motet: If ye love me, by Thomas Tallis. Lovely to have Fr Nigel Mason as our visiting celebrant & preacher – John 6.

Music List August 2018 onwards


St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Dinham Road, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB