Festal Evensong

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
5:30 pm High Altar

George Herbert


The Very Reverend John Hall

Today are joined at our 5:30pm Festal Evensong by members of the American Friends of Westminster Abbey and the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend John Hall. John is an old friend of our parish and will be retiring this year.

Officiant: Fr Spencer

Sung by: The Gentlemen of the Choir

Prelude: Ricercari sopra li tuoni, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

Introit: God grant with grace, Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Responses: William Harris (1883-1973)

Psalm: 126 Plainsong (Tone IA2)

Lesson: Proverbs 6:1-19

Magnificat: secundi toni, Cristóbal de Morales (c. 1500-1553)

Lesson 2: Matthew 5:21-26

Nunc dimittis: (Tone vi) Plainsong

Anthem: Domine salva nos, William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

Hymn: 615

Voluntary: Praeludium in d, Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654)

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