The Collegiate Church of St Mary, Swansea

Music List

January 2024


Sunday 7th January 2024             The Epiphany of Our Lord

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Maurice Duruflé                     Prélude sur l’Introït de l’Épiphanie                 Hymns: 89, 83, 90, 91

Plainsong                                 Missa de angelis                                             Ps 72, 10-15

Frederick Arthur Gore OuseleyFrom the rising of the sun

Johann Sebastian Bach           In dir ist Freude, BWV 615


4.00pm Choral Evensong, for the Baptism of Christ

Dietrich Buxtehude                 Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn, BuxWV 191

Richard Ayleward Responses                                                                          Hymns: 92, 93

Derek Holman in F minor                                                                               Psalm 29

Charles Villiers Stanford         O for a closer walk with God

Théodore Dubois                     Grand Choeur in Bb


Tuesday 9th January

5.30pm Evensong

Théodore Dubois                     Verset de Procession                                      Psalm 45

Canticles Set A                                                                                                            Hymn 87

Johann Gottfried Walther       Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ


Wednesday 10th January

10.00am Funeral of Mrs Patricia Jenkins

C. Hubert H. Parry                  Elegy in Ab, 1913

William Croft                          Burial Sentences

John Ireland in C                                                                                 Psalm 121 (Walford Davies)

Kyiv Melody                            Kontakion                                            Hymns: 309, 455

Johann Sebastian Bach           In dulci jubilo, BWV 729



Sunday 14th January         The Second Sunday of the Epiphany

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Olivier Alain                Introït-Récitatif pour le 2e Dimanche après l’Épiphanie      

William Mathias         Series 3 Communion                                                   Hymns: 87, 321,278, 430

Christopher Tye          O come, ye servants of the Lord                                Psalm 139, 1-10

George Dyson             Variations on ‘Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go’


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Dietrich Buxtehude     Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV 223

Philip Radcliffe Responses                                                                  Hymns: 84 (i), 86

William Harris in A                                                                             Psalm 96

Malcolm Archer          Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

Dietrich Buxtehude     Praeludium in G, BuxWV 147


Tuesday 16th January

5.30pm Choral Evensong, sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir

Nicolas de Grigny        Plein jeu, from A Solis Ortus

Plainsong Responses                                                                           Psalm 89, 1-12

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Antonio Cifra            Magi videntes stellam                                                Hymn 85

Nicolas de Grigny        Point d’Orgue sur les grands jeux, from A Solis Ortus



Sunday 21st January          The Third Sunday of the Epiphany

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Ralph Vaughan Williams        Prelude on ‘Rhosymedre’                   Hymns: 89, 341, 90, 538

James MacMillan                   St Anne’s Mass                                    Psalm 128

Ralph Vaughan Williams        O taste and see

William Mathias                     Processional


4.00pm Choral Evensong

John Ireland                            Sursum Corda

Thomas Tallis Responses                                                                    Hymns: 83, 449

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C                                                             Psalm 33, 1-12

Herbert Howells                      Here is the little door

John Ireland                            Alla Marcia


Tuesday 23rd January

5.30pm Evensong

Johann Sebastian Bach           In dich hab’ ich gehoffet, Herr, BWV 640      Psalm 145

Canticles Set B                                                                                                            Hymn 385

Johann Sebastian Bach           Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 642



Sunday 28th January         The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Candlemas Ceremonies

Johann Sebastian Bach           Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin, BWV 616          

Plainsong                                 We have waited, O God          Hymns: 94, 360, Christ be our light, 80 (omit Peter Aston               Communion Order One                                  Psalm 24

Tomás Luis de Victoria           Nunc dimittis tertii toni

Flor Peeters                             Festival Voluntary


4.00pm Festal Choral Evensong

Max Reger                              Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin, op.79b, No.5

John Sanders Responses                                                                     Hymns: 244 (ii), 360

Herbert Brewer in D                                                                           Psalm 122

Samuel Sebastian Wesley       Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

Healey Willan                         Postlude in D


Tuesday 30th January

5.30pm Choral Evensong, sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault      Grand plein jeu

Plainsong Responses                                                                           Psalm 9

George Dyson in C minor

Henry Purcell                          Let the words of my mouth                Hymn 94

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault      Fugue