Solemn Funeral Liturgy for John Scott

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
11:00 am High Altar

John Scott (1956-2015)

Please note: the Fifth Avenue doors open at 9am.

John Scott's wife, Lily, has requested that we do not webcast his funeral. Out of respect for her wishes, there will be no webcast of the service.

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Celebrant: Fr Turner

Preacher: The Reverend Andrew C. Mead, Rector Emeritus

Deacon: Fr Spurlock

Subdeacon: Fr Austin

Sung by: The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys

Prelude: On the Arents Memorial Organ, Benjamin Sheen, Acting Organist

  • Romance, from Symphony no.4, Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
  • Meditation, Louis Vierne transcribed by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Prelude: On the Loening-Hancock Organ, Frederick Teardo, Guest Organist

  • Nun komm’ der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier

    Service: Missa pro Defunctis Plainsong

    Hymn: see leaflet
    Love Divine, all loves excelling

    Introit: Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine

    Kyrie: Plainsong

    Lesson: Wisdom 3:1-5, 9

    Psalm: 121 Levavi oculos, Anglican Chant (Walford Davies)

    Epistle: I Corinthians 15:50-58

    The Gradual: Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine

    Gospel: Saint John 14:1-6

    Anthem: If ye love me, Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

    The Liturgy of the Eucharist

    The Offertory: Domine Jesu Christe, Rex gloriae

    Sanctus: Plainsong

    Benedictus: Plainsong

    The Lord's Prayer: Robert Stone (1516-1613)

    Agnus Dei: Plainsong

    Motet: Libera now, salva nos, John Sheppard (c. 1515-1560)

    Motet: Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est, Maurice Duruflé

    Motet: Drop, drop, slow tears, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

    Motet: Crucifixus etiam pro nobis, Antonio Lotti (c. 1667-1740)

    Motet: O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kiev melody: Commendation, ed. Walter Parratt

    In Paradisum: Plainsong

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