The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – April 2017

 

SUNDAY 2nd April      Passion Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Baptism

Celebrant; The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Ven. Alun Wyn Evans

Hymns: 122 (ii), 174 (t.248), 338, 119, 455

William Mathias                     Communion Series 3

Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley          Is it nothing to you

Felix Mendelssohn Allegro maestoso e vivace (Sonata No.2)

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 108, 120

Thomas Tallis Responses                        Ps 30 (88 & 89)

Charles Wood in D

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Ave verum corpus

Johann Sebastian Bach           O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß

 

Tuesday 4th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 50, 1-15

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

Edward Elgar          Ave verum                             Hymn 108

 

Friday 7th        Brynach (5th Century), Abbot

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

Saturday 8th     Griffith Jones (1761), Priest & Teacher

11.30pm Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Holy Matrimony

Hymns: 251, 433, 548

 

SUNDAY 9th April      Palm Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Blessing of Palms & Procession

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 128, 129, 112, 499 (verses 1-7)

Bartholomäus Gesius             Hosianna dem Sohne Davids

John Ireland in C                                                   Lent Prose

Arthur Hutchings                 Hosanna to the Son of David

Felix Mendelssohn                 Fuga (Sonata No.2)

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 129, 499 (omit *)

Thomas Ebdon Responses                                     Ps 80 (139)

Herbert Sumsion in A

Grayston Ives                         Ride on

 

 

 Holy Week

Monday in Holy Week 10th

6.30pm Holy Eucharist & Compline

 

Tuesday in Holy Week 11th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 27

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

William Reynolds   Drop, drop slow tears            Hymn 123

6.30pm Holy Eucharist & Compline

 

Wednesday in Holy Week 10th

10.30pm Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

 

Maundy Thursday 13th

7.00pm Mass of the Last Supper, with Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 130, 393, 322, 316

Joseph Haydn         Missa brevis Sti Joannes de Deo

Plainsong                Ubi caritas               Ps 116, 11-16 (292)

Orlando Gibbons    Drop, drop slow tears

John Boyce             If ye love me          Ps 88 (plainsong)

 

Good Friday 14th

2.00pm Liturgy of the Passion

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 123, 127, 557                                            Ps 22, 1-21

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Popule meus

John Bull                                In the departure of the Lord

 

Holy Saturday 15th

12.30pm Lunchtime Prayers

 

7.00pm Easter Vigil – sung by Cantors

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 568, 138, 148

Plainsong                                Missa de Angelis

 

 SUNDAY 16th April     Easter Day

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Orchestra

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 149 (pt 1 & Dox), 147, 160, 157

Charles Wood        This joyful Easter-tide

Franz Schubert      Mass in G     Easter Anthems (Middleton)

Marco Antonio Ingegneri Haec dies

Alexandre Guilmant Paraphrase from ‘Judas Maccabeus’

 

4.00pm Festal Choral Evensong

Hymns: 154 (omit *), 162

Richard Ayleward Responses          Pss 114 (286), 117 (Elvey)

Charles Villiers Stanford in Bb

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Blessed be the God and Father

William Harris        Fantasy:Easter Hymn

Following Evensong on Easter Day St Mary's Choirs will be in recess until Sunday 30th April

 

SUNDAY 23rd April     The Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday)

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 145, 136, 468, 612

A New English Folk Mass

 

4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)

 

Tuesday 25th Mark, Evangelist

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

No Choral Evensong Today

 

SUNDAY 30th April     The Third Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 141 (ii), 158, 138, 155

William Harris in F                                               Ps 116, 1-8

Orlando Gibbons                    Now shall the praises

Healey Willan                        Prelude on ‘O Filii et Filiae’

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 141 (i, omit 4), 152

Humphrey Clucas Responses                                Ps 48 (56)

Herbert Brewer in D

Charles Villiers Stanford       Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

 

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