Join us - via the video link below - for this special service of Choral Evensong on the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, at 17:30 on Thursday 6 August 2020. This service according to the Book of Common Prayer has been pre-recorded by members of the Cathedral Choir, the choristers and the lay vicars. The service is led by the Chancellor, Canon Edward Probert, with a homily from the Precentor, Canon Anna Macham.
Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord (Thursday 6 August)
Preces (Plainsong)- Canon Anna Macham and David Halls
Welcome and Introduction- Canon Edward Probert
Reading: Exodus 34:29-end- read by Natalie Downing
Magnificat (Plainsong)- recorded by the Girl Choristers
Reading: 2 Corinthians 3- read by Clive Marriott
Nunc dimittis (Plainsong)- recorded by the Girl Choristers
Creed- Canon Anna Macham
Responses (Plainsong) including Lord’s Prayer
Anthem, Byrd, “Gloria” from Mass for Three Voices- recorded by the Lay Vicars
Address- Canon Anna Macham
Intercessions- Canon Edward Probert
Hymn- “Bright the Vision”- Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Voluntary: Präludium in C (BuxWV 137) by Dieterich Buxtehude- recorded by John Challenger
-“Bright the Vision” , text: Richard Mant (1776-1848); music: Richard Redhead(1820-1901; descant by Percy Whitlock 1903-46), from “Choral Evensong from Salisbury Cathedral” Choral Evensong CD
Sung by the Choir of Salisbury Cathedral Choir directed by David Halls (with kind permission of Priory Records).
-Photos by Declan Spreadbury have been used in this service.