Choral evensong, Wednesday 1st April

BBC Radio Three will be broadcasting Choral Evensong today at 16:30 Swiss time. Today’s service, from the archives, comes from the Chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford, recorded in March 2016. To listen, click here.

In nomine (Ward)
Introit: Call to remembrance (Farrant)
Responses: Morley
Psalms 12, 13, 14 (Barnby, Rose, Smart)
First Lesson: Genesis 9 vv.8-17
Canticles: Fifth Service (Tomkins)
Second Lesson: 1 Peter 3 vv.18-22
Anthem: Down, caitiff wretch (Ward)
Hymn: Teach me, my God and King (Sandys)
Organ Voluntary for Double Organ (Purcell)

Daniel Hyde (Informator Choristarum)
Phantasm (directed by Laurence Dreyfus)
Anna Lapwood (organ scholar)

2 thoughts on “Choral evensong, Wednesday 1st April

  1. Knew about the best ever April Fool’s joke, but wonderful to see video of the actual news report. Also just listened to evensong – so uplifting. Thanks so much for all the effort involved in relieving the monotony for a short time.

    1. Thanks Corinne! I have to say that the learning curve has been almost as steep as the “other curve” that we’ve all been watching, so it’s lovely to know that the blog is a help. 😊

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