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CHORAL EVENSONG

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from Westminster Abbey
Sung by boys from parish church and school choirs affiliated to the Royal School of Church Music
Confession and Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses (Ferial) Psalm 106 (Parish Psalter)
First Lesson: Ezra 8. vv. 15-36
Magnificat (Plainsong : faux-bourdons by Orlando Gibbons)
Second Lesson: St. John 7, vv. 25-52 Nunc dimittis (Plainsong: faux-bourdons by Orlando Gibbons)
Creed. Suffrages, Collects Anthem (Goss)
If we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him
Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
Prayers
Organ Voluntary; Fugue in E flat
(Bach)
Organist: Dr. William McKie
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Westminster Abbey
Choirmaster. Edred J. Wright
For the last fortnight rhe services in Westminster Abbey have been sung, in the absence of the regular choir, by the choir that broadcasts today. The trebles are parish church choirboys selected from those who have attended the instructional courses of the Royal School of Church Music, and the altos, tenors, and basses are senior boys of school choirs.
Edred Wright was a chorister in Westminster Abbey under the late Sir Sydney Nicholson, who founded the Royal School of Church Music in 1927. He is choirmaster of St. Nicholas' College, Canterbury, and a special commissioner of the Royal School of Church Music.

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Organist: Dr. William McKie

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