The 2011-2012 Season

Unless otherwise noted services were held at:
St. James Episcopal Church
76 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320-6601

September 26, 2010 - 5:00 PM
Choral Evensong
Pequot Chapel, New London, CT
  • Introit ~ Batten, Lord, we beseech thee
    Preces ~ Sumsion
    Psalm 19 ~ Caeli enarrant chant by Stephen Darlington
    Canticles ~ Sumsion in A
    Anthem ~ Batten, O Sing Joyfully
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November 14, 2010 - 3:00 PM
The Anglican Singers in Concert
  • Gorecki - Totus tuus
    Stravinsky - Ave Maria
    Rachmaninoff - Bogoroditse devo
    Kverno - Ave Maris Stella
    Fauré - Requiem, Op. 48
    Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine
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December 12, 2010 - 5:00 PM
A Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent
  • Introit: Palestrina ~ Rorate coeli de super
    • Opening Carol: "O Come, O Come Emmanuel"
  • First Lesson - Book of Genesis
      God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent’s head.
    • Carol: Frank Boles ~ Adam lay ybounden
  • Second Lesson - Book of Isaiah
      The Prophet proclaims good news to a people in exile.
    • Carol: Healey Willan ~ Lo, in the time appointed
  • Third Lesson - Book of Jeremiah
      The Lord promises to send his people a righteous King.
    • Carol: Ralph Vaughan Williams ~ The Truth From Above
  • Fourth Lesson - Book of Isaiah
      The Prophet foretells the glory of the kingdom of God.
    • Carol: Distler ~ Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
  • Fifth Lesson - Book of Isaiah
      God promises that a child shall be conceived who will be known as ‘God with Us’.
    • Carol: Stephen Paulus ~ A Child My Choice
  • Sixth Lesson - St. Luke
      The Angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary.
    • Carol: Herbert Howells ~ A spotless rose
    • Congregational Carol: “The Angel Gabriel from heaven came
  • Seventh Lesson - St. Mark
      Jesus is baptized by John and proclaims the coming of the kingdom of God.
    • Congregational Carol: “Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding
    • Closing Carol: arr. David Willcocks ~ Resonemus laudibus
    • Congregational Carol: "Lo! He comes with clouds descending
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January 30, 2011 - 5:00 PM
Choral Evensong
  • Introit ~ Batten, O Praise the Lord
  • Preces ~ Tomkins
  • Psalm 84 ~ Quam dilecta! chant by C.H.H. Parry
  • Canticles ~ Herbert Brewer
  • Anthem ~ Howells, Behold, O God, Our Defender
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March 13, 2011 - 5:00 PM
Choral Evensong
  • Introit ~ Jack Johnston, The Litanie
    Preces ~ Jones ‘Chichester’ Preces
    Psalm 103 ~ Benedic anima mea chant by John Camidge II
    Canticles ~ Lee Hoiby
    Anthem ~ Hoiby, At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners
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April 10, 2011 - 4:00 PM 
Choral Evensong
Christ Church Cathedral, Springfield, MA
  • Introit ~ Jack Johnston, The Litanie
    Preces ~ Jones ‘Chichester’ Preces
    Psalm 46 ~ Deus noster refugium chant by Benjamin Hutto
    Canticles ~ Lee Hoiby
    Anthem ~ Hoiby, At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners
May 15, 2011 - 5:00 PM 
Choral Evensong
  • Introit ~ John Blow, Praise the Lord, ye servants
    Preces ~ Martin Neary
    Psalm 103 ~ Benedic anima mea chant by Kellow J. Pye
    Canticles ~ Howells ‘St. Paul's Service’
    Anthem ~ Patrick Hadley, My beloved spake
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