Vol I No. 7
Feasts & Seasons

Reflection and Choral Evensong commemorating St Gilbert of Sempringham

by sinetortus


Introit : Praise ye the Lord, ye children (Ps 113:1-4) — Christopher Tye (1500-1572)

Preces and Responses*: Wlliam Smith of Durham (1603-1645)

Psalm 23: Dominus regit me — Sir John Goss (1800-1880),

The Lord is my shepherd; * therefore can I lack nothing. 2 He shall feed me in a green pasture, * and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort.

Magnificat sexti toni — Adrian Willaert (1490-1562)

Nunc dimittis tertii toni — Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Reflection on St Gilbert and the role of Monasticism in sustaining the heritage of Christian learning for over a millennium

by The Revd Canon Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff, (Officiant and Precentor)

Anthem: O Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house– Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656),
(Ps 26:8-9)

Organ Voluntary: The Fugue from the Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV 545, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)


The music is sung by the Choir of the Church of the Advent Boston under the Direction of Mark Dwyer, Assisted by Jeremy Bruns, as recorded in the sound archive and used by kind permission of the Rector Fr. Douglas Anderson.