Approaching Easter

Audio files for your spiritual enrichment
Dramatic Bible readings and music

The events leading up to Good Friday unfold

Reading 1

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-15.mp3

Remember not, Lord, our offences, Henry Purcell, Out of Darkness

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Remember-not.mp3
Anthem

Reading 2

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-16-17-tog.mp3

Miserere nostri, Thomas Tallis, The Evening Hour

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Miserere-Nostri.mp3
Anthem

Reading 3

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-18.mp3

Cunctis diebus, William Byrd, Out of Darkness

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Cunctis-diebus.mp3
Anthem

Maundy Thursday

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-19-20-tog-Track.mp3
Reading

Stripping the table
Click here
(video including readings and Ubi caritas, by Duruflé, from My Beloved’s Voice)

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Good Friday

Reading

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-21-22-tog.mp3

The Lamentation, Sir Edward Bairstow, from Out of Darkness

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/The-Lamentation.mp3

Also, from another collection of Lance’s readings:

A Centurion’s Reflections – Warning:
[ a soldier’s vivid description of crucifixion so may not be suitable for everyone ]

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/LPC-08.mp3

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EASTER DAY

Alleluia! The Lord is risen.
He is risen indeed. Alleluia!

Happy Easter everybody !

Reading from Mark’s Gospel

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-23.mp3

Reflections of Lance, the performer, on the experience of reciting Mark’s Gospel

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Lance-24.mp3

The Emmaus Road story

https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/LPC-10.mp3

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Shaun, our organist, celebrates Easter Day with a hymn


Audio tracks used with permission:

Readings: Lance Pierson
http://www.lancepierson.org/
With thanks to Jennifer Kennerley for permission to use Alan T Dale’s translation, New World, the heart of the New Testament in plain English. (Now published by Kevin Mayhew as The Alan Dale Bible.)

Music: Signum Records (and Mark Williamson, former Director of Jesus College Chapel Choir)

https://signumrecords.com/?s=jesus+college+choir