Creation and Recreation

21st - 28th August 2022

So strength first made a way;
Then beauty flowed, then wisdom, honour, pleasure.

Festival Calendar

Sunday 21 August
‘Without form & void’

9.15pm Compline
Te lucis ante terminum Thomas Tallis
Nunc dimittis in E Sydney Watson
Ave maris stella Edvard Grieg

Monday 22 August
‘Let there be light’

9.00am Matins

11.30am Solemn Eucharist
Missa O quam gloriosum Tomás Luis de Victoria
Thou wilt keep him Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Lux aurumque Eric Whitacre

7.30pm Music before the service Alexander Pott

8.00pm Solemn Evensong
Psalm 104 Plainsong
Preces & Responses Bernard Rose
Magnificat & Nunc dimittis Herbert Sumsion
Seek him that maketh the seven stars Jonathan Dove

9.15pm Compline

Tuesday 23 August
‘The firmament’

9.00am Matins

11.30am Solemn Eucharist
Missa brevis Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
The heavens are telling Joseph Haydn
Ave verum corpus Sir Edward Elgar

7.30pm Music before the service Robert Quinney

8.00pm Solemn Evensong
Rorate caeli William Byrd
Preces & Responses Matthew Martin
Second ServiceWilliam Byrd
Let all the world Grayston Ives

9.15pm Compline

Wednesday 24 August
‘The earth & the sea’

9.00am Matins

11.30am Solemn Eucharist
Mass IV Plainsong
Oculi omnium Charles Wood
O God, thou art my God Henry Purcell
Thou visitest the earth Maurice Greene

4.00pm Choral Evensong
recorded live for BBC Radio 3
doors close at 3.55pm
Tui sunt caeli Plainsong
Preces & Responses Matthew Martin
Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in E flat Charles Wood
Let all the world Grayston Ives

9.45pm Compline

Thursday 25 August
‘Lights in the firmament of heaven, to divide the day from the night’

9.00am Matins

11.30am Solemn Eucharist
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo ‘Kleine Orgelmesse’ Joseph Haydn
O lux beata Trinitas William Byrd
Panis angelicus Joāo Lourenço Rebelo

7.30pm Music before the service Peter Stevens

8.00pm Sequence of Music and Readings
O nata lux Thomas Tallis
O nata lux Morten Lauridsen
O vos omnes Carlo Gesualdo
Una hora non potuistis Edmund Rubbra

9.15pm Compline

Friday 26 August
‘Sea creatures & birds of the air; cattle, creeping things’

11.30am Choral Matins & Sermon
The dove descending Igor Stravinsky
Preces & Responses Humphrey Clucas
Benedicite in G Francis Jackson
Jubilate Sir William Walton
Listen, sweet dove Grayston Ives

7.30pm Music before the service Charles Maxtone-Smith

8.00pm Solemn Requiem
Requiem Michael Haydn

9.15pm Compline

Saturday 27 August
‘Let us make man in our own image’

9.00am Matins

11.30am Solemn Eucharist
Missa Aeterna Christi munera Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Christus factus est Anton Bruckner
Sacris solemniis George Fenton

7.30pm Music before the service Matthew Martin

8.00pm Solemn Evensong
I sat down under his shadow Sir Edward Bairstow
Preces & Responses Plainsong
St. Paul’s service Herbert Howells
In the beginning Aaron Copland

9.15pm Compline

Sunday 28 August
Augustine of Hippo

9.00am Matins

11.30am Solemn Eucharist
Mass in G minor Ralph Vaughan Williams
O taste and see Ralph Vaughan Williams
Achieved is the glorious work Joseph Haydn
Ave Maria Robert Parsons