Choral Evensong, Wednesday 5th August

BBC Radio Three will be broadcasting Choral Evensong today at 16:30 Swiss time.

Today’s programme comes from Buckfast Abbey, Devon, during the 2013 Exon Singers Festival.
Click here to listen on-line.

Introit: Te lucis ante terminum (Matthew Martin) (first performance)
Responses: Plainsong
Office Hymn: Creator of the earth and sky (Deus Creator)
Psalm: 119 vv1-38 (Plainsong)
First Lesson: Colossians 2 vv12-14
Anthem: A Song of the New Jerusalem (Matthew Martin) (first broadcast)
Second Lesson: Luke 11 vv1-13
Homily: The Rt Revd David Charlesworth, Abbot of Buckfast
Canticle: Magnificat primi toni (Agricola)
Lord’s Prayer (Richard Bates) (first performance)
Motet: O nata lux (Richard Wilberforce) (first performance)
Final Hymn: Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go (Song 34 – Angels’ Song)
Organ Voluntary: Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons, Op. 12 (Duruflé)

Richard Wilberforce (Conductor)
Jeffrey Makinson (Organis

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