Music for the Online Service on Sunday, 20 December 2020
Improvisation on “Gabriel’s Message”
Improvisation on the piano by Adrian Boynton on the tune of a Basque folk carol, originally based on a 13th century carol Angelus Ad Virginem
Words from Luke 1:28, 42. Ave Maria, Gabriel’s salutation to the Virgin. Composed by Arvo Pärt.
The angel Gabriel from heaven came
A Basque folk carol, originally based on a 13th century carol Angelus Ad Virginem paraphrased by Sabine Baring-Gould. Tune arranged by Edgar Pettman.
Choral Reflection after Sermon
Composed by Bob Chilcott
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord
Words based on the Magnificat, the canticle of the Virgin Mary in Luke 1:46–55, written by Timothy Dudley-Smith, set to the tune WOODLANDS composed by Walter Greatorex.
Lo, he comes with clouds descending
Words written by Charles Wesley, set to 18th century tune HELMSLEY. Last verse arranged by David Willcocks.
Voluntary in D
Composed by John Alcock.