BBC Radio Three will be broadcasting Choral Evensong today at 16:30 Swiss time.
Today’s programme comes from Manchester Cathedral on the feast of the Birth of John the Baptist and was recorded on 10 March 2020.
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Prelude: Meditation (Pasfield)
Introit: The Fair Chivalry (Ashfield)
Psalm 119 vv.1-32 (Walford Davies, Flintoft, Bairstow, Day)
First Lesson: Malachi 4 vv.1-6
Canticles: Jackson in G
Second Lesson: Matthew 11 vv.2-19
Anthem: Benedictus (Elgar)
Hymn: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry (Winchester New)
Voluntary: Carillon, Plaint and Paean (Ashfield)
Christopher Stokes (Organist and Master of the Choristers)
Geoffrey Woollatt (Sub-Organist)