All are welcome to join us, via our website and YouTube channel, for a service of words and music on the Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday), 19 April 2020, using the readings of the principal service of the day, which would normally have been the 10:30am Choral Eucharist at the Cathedral.
This service is a service of the word, with readings, an address, prayers and musical items from recordings of the Choir of Salisbury Cathedral.
The spoken parts of the service have been pre-recorded in our houses by members of the clergy. The service is led by Canon Robert Titley, Treasurer, with an address from the Revd Canon Edward Probert, Chancellor.
Welcome and Introduction- Canon Robert Titley
Reading: Acts 2.14a,22-32- read by the Revd Maggie Guillebaud
Responsorial Psalm 16- led by Canon Anna Macham
Reading: John 20:19-end, followed by Address- Canon Edward Probert
Anthem, Vaughan Williams, “I got me flowers”- Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Creed, Prayers- Canon Robert Titley
Hymn: “All creatures of our God and King”- Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Blessing- Canon Robert Titley
Voluntary: J S Bach, Prelude and Fugue in A BWV 536
-“I got me flowers” from Five Mystical Songs, text: George Herbert (1593-1633), music: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), from “Poetry in Music: Musical Settings of words by George Herbert”
-“All creatures of our God and Kind,” text: Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) tr William Draper (1855-1933), music: Lasst uns erfreuen Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), from “Great Hymns from Salisbury”.
All sung by the Choir of Salisbury Cathedral Choir directed by David Halls (with kind permission of Priory Records).
Voluntary from “J. S. Bach from Salisbury: David Halls plays the Organ of Salisbury Cathedral,” recording by David Halls (with kind permission of Priory Records).
Material in this recording is taken from Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England and Common Worship: Times and Seasons. © copyright The Archbishops’ Council 2000 and 2006. Photos used in the service are by Ash Mills.