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


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