Monday, 26 December 2011

Organ Music for Spring 2012

The January 2012 voluntaries will all feature music by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Sunday 1st January:
Offering: Largo
Recessional: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
Sunday 8th January:
Offering: O Lord whose mercies numberless from Saul.
Recessional: Allegro from Concerto Opus 7 no 10
Sunday 15th January:
Offering: Ombra mai fu from Serse.
Recessional: La Réjouissance from The Royal Fireworks
Sunday 22nd January:
Offering: Andante Larghetto from Berenice.
Recessional: Hornpipe from The Water Music
Sunday 29th January:
Offering: Siciliano from Oboe Concerto in Bb.
Recessional: Minuets I and II from The Royal Fireworks

February will be all French
Sunday 5th February:
Offering: Sicilienne - Gabriel Fauré
Recessional: Grand Choeur Dialogué - Gigout

Sundays 12 and 19th February - Scott playing (LD in Kenya)

Sunday 26th February: First Sunday of Lent
Offering: Prière à Notre Dame - Boëllmann
Recessional: Toccata - Gigout

March will be devoted to J.S.Bach

Sunday 4th March: Second Sunday of Lent
Offering: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier BWV634 -
Recessional: Prelude in C minor BWV546
Sunday 11th March: Third Sunday of Lent
Offering: O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß BWV622
Recessional: Fugue in C minor BWV 546
Sunday 18th March: Fourth Sunday of Lent
Scott playing (LD giving recital in St Salvator's Cathedral, Bruges)
Sunday 25th March: Fifth Sunday of Lent
Offering: Alle menschen mussen sterben BWV643
Recessional: Fugue in B minor BWV 544
Sunday 1st April: Palm Sunday
Offering: Air from Orchestral Suite in D
Recessional: Toccata in D minor BWV 565
Sunday 8th April: Easter Sunday
Scott playing

Scott's Dates for 2012

Scott will very kindly play on the following dates (no doubt more to follow):

12th and 19th February
18th March
8th April (Easter)
20th May

Advent/Christmas 2011

First Sunday of Advent
anthem: Aria: Rejoice Greatly - Handel
voluntary: Venez divin Messie - Lebégue

Second Sunday of Advent
anthem: "Ecce Novum Gaudium" (17th cent Scottish, harm. LD)
voluntary: Toccata from Suite Gothique - Boellmann

Third Sunday of Advent
anthem:A Maiden Most Gentle (French trad arr. Carter)
Voluntary: Toccata in B minor Gigout

Fourth Sunday of Advent
anthem:Sans Day Carol (English trad. arr Rutter)
Voluntary: Chorale Prelude: In dulci Jubilo - Bach

Christmas Eve Watchnight:
Carols: A Maiden Most Gentle (French trad arr. Carter), Sans Day Carol (English trad. arr Rutter)
Voluntary: Sortie in Eb - Lefébure-Wély

Christmas Day: Introit: "Ecce Novum Gaudium" (17th cent Scottish, harm. LD)
Voluntary: Toccata from Symphony no 5 - Widor.

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Anthems for March

Sunday 13th March - "God of Mercy" - Pergolesi
Sunday 20th March - "Laudate Dominum" - Mozart
Sunday 27th MArch - "Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our Hearts" - Purcell

Surely He hath Borne our Griefs

You will find the midi files for Surely here.

Surely he hath borne our griefs

You will find the midi files for Surely here.

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Deputy Organist

There will be a deputy organist on the following dates:
Sunday 13th, 20th and 27th of February,
Sunday 6th March,
Sunday April 11th April.

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

January 2011

Sunday January 2nd: 2nd Carol Service (as so many of the congregation had been unable to attend church over Christmas due to the weather).
anthems: In the Bleak Midwinter - Harold Darke (1911)
Away in a Manger - arr. Willcocks
Voluntary: Sortie - Lefébure-Wély

Sunday January 9th:anthem: Chorus of Hebrew Slaves - Verdi
Voluntary: Toccata from Suite Gothique Boellmann

Wednesday 12th January - 1st rehearsal

Sunday January 16:anthem: Prière from Moisé - Rossini
Voluntary: Toccata from Symphony no 5 - Widor

Wednesday 19th January: Choir Dinner - Viva, Bothwell St.

Sunday January 23rd:
anthem: Sunset and Evening Star - Parry
Voluntary: Toccata in D minor - Bach