The Collegiate Church of St Mary, Swansea

Music List

October 2023


Sunday 1st October           Thanksgiving for the Harvest

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Johann Jakob Froberger          Toccata VII                                                      Hymns: 270, 275, 272, 254

Peter Aston                             Communion Order One                                  Psalm 65

Adrian Batten                          O sing joyfully

Sigfrid Karg-Elert                    Marche Triomphale: Nun danket alle Gott


4.00pm Choral Evensong

William Mathias                     Canzonetta

John Sanders Responses                                                                                 Hymns: 273, 274

Herbert Brewer in D                                                                                       Psalm 67

William Harris                                    Glory, love and praise and honour

William Mathias                     Postlude


Tuesday 3rd October

5.30pm Choral Evensong

Johann Sebastian Bach           Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 636

Plainsong Responses                                                                                       Psalm 74, 13-24

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Ludwig van Beethoven            The heavens declare the creator’s glory        Hymn 15

Johann Sebastian Bach           Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, BWV 638



Sunday 8th October           The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Louis Vierne                Andantino                                                                    Hymns: 207, 449, 386, 277

William Harris in F                                                                                          Psalm 80, 7-15

Joyce Eilers                 Go ye now in peace

Cyril Jenkins                Moderato e Serioso


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Johann Sebastian Bach Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 709          Hymns: 174 (t.248), 430

Philip Radcliffe Response                                                                               Psalm 136, 1-9

Charles Wood in C minor

Philip Tomblings         All from the sun’s uprise

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


Tuesday 10th October

5.30pm Evensong

Jean Langlais                           Verset No.1                                                     Psalm 89, 19-end

Canticles Set C                                                                                                            Hymn 14

Johann Christoph Bach           Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott


Saturday 14th October

RSCM Celebration Day, Chester Cathedral



Sunday 15th October        The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Carlton Male Voice Choir

Carlton Male Voice Choir to sing from 10.45am                                           Hymns: 563, 589, 482, 455

Harold Darke in F                                                                                            Psalm 23 (Walford Davies)

William Byrd               Ave verum corpus

Max Reger                  Toccata in D minor


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Thomas Tallis Responses                                                                                Hymns: 457, 385

Herbert Sumsion in A                                                                                      Psalm 139, 1-11

Welsh trad., arr. William Reynolds    God that madest earth and heaven

Franz Schmidt             Fugue in D (Alleluia)


Tuesday 17th October

5.30pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of Luke, Evangelist

Jean Langlais                           Verset No.2                                                     Psalm 33

Canticles Set D                                                                                                Hymn 534

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


Wednesday 18th October           Luke, Evangelist

RSCM Autumn Singing Workshop, Holy Cross, Llwynderw



Sunday 22nd October        Bible Sunday - The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Louis Vierne                Préambule                                                                  Hymns:612, 515, 584, 267

John Richards in E minor                                                                                Psalm 119, 9-16

William Russell           Blessed Lord, who hast caused all holy scriptures

Peter Hurford              Paean


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Théodore Dubois         Offertoire in Eb                                                           Hymns: 504, 612

Richard Ayleward Responses                                                                          Psalm 119, 89-104

Herbert Brewer in Eb

William Byrd               Teach me, O Lord

Théodore Dubois         Grand Choeur in Bb


Tuesday 24th October

5.30pm Choral Evensong,Gentlemen of the Choir

Jean Langlais               Verset No.3

Plainsong Responses                                                                                       Psalm 135

J.H. Arnold                   Tones & Fauxbourdons

Franz H. Himmel         Incline thine ear                                                          Hymn 421

Floriano Arresti           Ricercare



Sunday 29th October                    Last Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

C. Hubert H. Parry      Chorale Prelude on ‘Melcombe’                                 Hymns: 6, 321, 516 (ii), 438

William Mathias in C                                                                                      Psalm 1

Alun Hoddinott            Holy, holy, holy

Simon Preston             Alleluyas


4.00pm Choral Evensong, sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir

William Mathias         Chorale                                                                        Hymns: 583, 571

Plainsong Responses                                                                                       Psalm 119, 89-104

George Dyson in C minor

Felix Mendelssohn      O lux beata trinitas

William Mathias         Toccata giocosa


Tuesday 31st October

5.30pm Evening Prayer(said – Choir Half Term)