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Evensong from York Minster

Evensong from York Minster

Benjamin Morris (organ)

The Choir of York Minster, Robert Sharpe

Notable is director Robert Sharpe’s masterly handling of Howells’s St Paul’s Service, thunderously accompanied by organist Benjamin Morris and thrillingly sung by this great choir.

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$12.25

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Contents

1. Improvisation, op.84 no.2 – Francis Jackson (b 1917)

2. Bell and Aisle Prayer/Organ improvisation (Benjamin Morris)

3. Introit: Libera nos, salva nos – John Sheppard (c.1515–59)

4. Preces – William Smith (1603–45)

5. Psalms 69 and 70 Chants – Thomas Tertius Noble (1867 –1953), Charles Leigh Naylor (1869–1945), George Surtees Talbot (1875–1918)

6. First Lesson: Genesis 28: 11–18

- The Very Reverend Vivienne Faull, Dean of York

7. Magnificat: St Paul’s Service – Herbert Howells (1892–1983)

8. Second Lesson: 1 Peter 2:1–10

- The Reverend Canon Dr Christopher Collingwood, Chancellor

9. Nunc dimittis: St Paul’s Service – Howells

10. The Creed

11. Lesser Litany (Responses) – Smith; Lord’s Prayer – Robert Stone (1516–1613)

12. Anthem: Blessed City, heavenly Salem – Edward Cuthbert Bairstow (1874–1946)

13. The Intercessions: The Reverend Canon Peter Moger, Precentor

14. Anthem: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem – Howells

15. The Grace

16. Hymn: Ye that know the Lord is gracious (Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848 –1918), v3 descant by Benjamin Morris

17. The Blessing

18. Te Deum Laudamus in G – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)

19. Final Prayer

20. Organ Voluntary: Final (Symphonie 3 in F sharp minor, op.28) – Louis Vierne (1870–1937)