CHORAL EVENSONG

Sunday, 24 January 2021 | Exeter College Chapel, Oxford

Thank you for joining us for this service of choral evensong on the Eve of the Conversion of St Paul. 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


0:14 Voluntary: Plein jeu from Suite du deuxième ton, Clérambault


4:08 Hymn: All Praise to Thee (recorded in isolation)


7:48 Preces, Ayleward


9:18 Psalm 126, H. Walford Davies


11:20 First Lesson: Jeremiah 1. 4–12
 

13:17 Magnificat, Pärt
 

20:00 Second Lesson: Galatians 1. 11–24
 

21:32 Nunc dimittis, Vaughan Williams (recorded in isolation)
 

23:21 Creed
 

24:09 Responses, Ayleward
 

28:15 Hymn: In the Bleak Midwinter
 

32:32 Sermon: Intellectual Labour, Alison Baverstock
 

45:44 Anthem: The Heavens Flock, Ešenvalds
 

50:12 Prayers
 

55:12 Hymn: Brightest and Best
 

57:49 Blessing
 

58:14 Voluntary: Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 642, J.S. Bach


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In this service:
Officiant: The Rev'd Andrew Allen
Preacher: Alison Baverstock
Readers: Richard Washington, Sophia Clement

Exeter College Choir
Conductor: Christopher Holman
Organ: Christopher Holman and Miles Swinden

 

Audio editing: Christopher Holman and Miles Swinden

Photo: Altar Piece of St Paul by Luca di Tommè, presently at Exeter College Chapel