Author: Ian Trimnell

Music to end the Day for Sunday, 25 October 2020

Good evening, everyone. Music to end the day opens with a reflective Folk Tune by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs. The name of Armstrong Gibbs may not be familiar, but he was one of the most prolific English composers of the twentieth century (taught by Vaughan Williams), with a vast portfolio of songs and instrumental works. Armstrong Gibbs’s...

Music videos for Sunday, 25 October 2020

Organ Prelude O for the wings of a dove From the cantata “Hear my prayer” composed by Felix Mendelssohn. Introit Locus iste a Deo factus A sacred motet composed by Anton Bruckner. Hymn Alleluia, sing to Jesus Words by W. Chatterton Dix. Tune: HYFRYDOL by Rowland Hugh Pritchard. Choral response Ubi Caritas Composed by Ola Gjeilo. Hymn...

Evening Prayer Wednesday, 21 October 2020

The Secret Embrace By Fr Thomas Keating © Before being born into the world of time, The silence of pre-existence was all absorbing. The transition from eternity to time Is full of sufferings, fears, and little deaths. But, in the transition from death To eternal life, The silence of pre-existence Bursts into boundless joy. All that...

Evening Prayer Tuesday, 20 October 2020

GLIMPSE by Chase Twichell © It was as if a window suddenly blew open and the sky outside the mind came flooding in. My childhood shriveled to a close, thread of smoke that rose and touched a cloud — or the cloud’s replica adrift on the slow river of thinking — and disappeared inside it. In...

Morning Prayer Tuesday, 20 October 2020

  The Awakening Age  By Ben Okri  O ye who travel the meridian line, May the vision of a new world within you shine. May eyes that have lived with poverty’s rage, See through to the glory of the awakening age. For we are all richly linked in hope, Woven in history, like a mountain rope....

Evening Prayer Monday, 19 October 2020

I Will Not Die an Unlived Life By Dawna Markova © I will not die an unlived life I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible, to loosen my heart until it becomes...

Morning Prayer Monday, 19 October 2020

Awakening By RoKu ©  the spirit of morning becomes I awakening and filling in the very deep soul within with laughter and light with jollity hugs tears with passion and kisses I am the awakening I am the glad surprise a tiny creature powerless and yet still arise before flashing rays learning to rejoice with all in...

Music videos for Sunday, 18 October 2020

Prelude Andante from Sonata no 6 in D minor From opus 65 six Organ Sonatas composed by Felix Mendelssohn. Introit How beauteous are their feet Words by Isaac Watts. Tune: VENICE composed by William Amps. Hymn Let All the World in Every Corner Sing Words by George Herbert. Tune: LUCKINGTON by Basil Harwood. Kyrie Eleison Collegium Regale...