Wednesday, 17 February 2021 | Exeter College Chapel, Oxford

Thank you for joining us for this service of reflection on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. Due to the national lockdown, the music is drawn from the Choir's recording archive, and several pieces have been recorded and edited together from isolation during this past week. The order of service can be found here.

0:00 Bell


0:22 Kyrie from Missa brevis, Miškinis


4:13 Reflection, The Rev’d Andrew Allen


10:36 Hymn: Lord Jesus, Think on Me (recorded in isolation)


13:21 Reading: Joel 2


15:16 Psalm 51, Plainchant (recorded in isolation)


20:06 Reading: In the Wilderness, Robert Graves


21:06 Anthem: A Litany, Walton


24:02 Reading: Matthew 4


25:54 Hymn: Forty Days and Forty Nights (recorded in isolation)


28:40 Reading: Reverend Impiety, Vassar Miller


29:31 Anthem: A Hymne to Christ, Imogen Holst


33:16 Reading: Matthew 6


35:18 The Litany, Plainchant (recorded in isolation)


41:31 Voluntary: O Mensch bewein, dein Sünde groß, BWV 622, J.S. Bach




In this service:

Officiant: The Rev'd Andrew Allen

Assisted by The Rev'd Canon Dr Margaret Whipp

Readers: Christopher Holman, Coral Kim, Bartosz Thiede, Alison Baverstock, Chris Scholtens


Exeter College Choir

Conductor: Christopher Holman

Organ: Miles Swinden, Christopher Holman

Soloists (The Litany): Adam Rebick, Caitlin Harrison