Chester Cathedral - Monday 20th to 26th August 2018



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OccasionServiceResponses Psalm SettingAnthem
Monday 20thChoral Evensong SpicerPsalm 104 Dyson in FGreater love - Ireland
Tuesday 21thChoral Evensong SpicerPsalm 106 Walmisley in D minorRejoice in the Lord always - Anon
Wednesday 22ndChoral Evensong SpicerPsalm 108 Stanford in GWelcome, sweet and sacred - Finzi
Thursday 23rdDumb Day
Friday 24thChoral Evensong SpicerPsalm 119 (vv 1- 32) Howells in GGive us the wings of faith - Bullock
Saturday 25thChoral Evensong SpicerPsalm 119 (vv 73 -104) Belfast Canticles - StopfordExpectations expectavi - Wood
Sunday 26th Echuarist Whiltshire Service - ShephardDo not be afraid - Stopford
Sunday 26th Matins SpicerPsalm 115 Rise up, my love - Willan
Sunday 26th Choral Evensong SpicerPsalm 119 (vv 145 - 168) Harwood in AbSeek him that maketh - Dove

This is the second time that Sanderstead Singers have sung at Chester Cathedral.

The music for the 2018 Chester Services ventures into the contemporary style of church music with compositions from two contemporary composers, Philip Stopford and Jonathan Dave.

Philip Stopford and Jonathan Dove have made a notable contribution to church music over the past 50 years. They have also both composed a significant repertoire of music, composing in many musical genre. Stopford, coincidentally, was an Organ Scholar at Chester Cathedral in 2002.

A biography for both composers is provided is in the Composer's Pages of Sanderstead Singers website.

The setting for the Saturday Evensong, by Stopford -'Belfast Canticles', was commissioned in 2014.
The anthem for the Eucarist on the Sunday, by Stopford, 'Do not be afraid', was commissioned in 2010 for the celebration of a child's baptism.

The Evensong anthem on the Sunday, by Dove, 'Seek him that maketh the Seven Stars', was commissioned by the Royal Academy and first performed in 1995.

The following is a recording of Stopford's (Belfast Canticles) setting of 'Nunc Dimittis' which was sung at Chester Cathedral on 25th August 2018. The Conductor was Fred Irvine and the Organist was Dan Soper. The recording is a Dartworth recording.

The following is a recording of Stopfords's 'Do not be afraid' which was sung at Chester Cathedral on Sunday 26th August 2018. The Conductor was Fred Irvine and the Organist was Dan Soper. The recording is a Dartworth recording.

The following is a recording of Dove's'Seek him that maketh the Seven Stars' which was sung at the Chester Cathedral on Sunday 26th August. The Conductor was Fred Irvine and the Organist was Dan Soper. The recording is a Dartworth recording.

The following is an excerpt of recording of the organ voluntary 'Carillon' by Louis Vierne played at Chester Cathedral on Sunday 26th August 2018. The Organist was Dan Soper. The recording is a Dartworth recording.

The link on the left is a link to previous Services at Chester Cathedral.

On the right is a link to Sanderstead Singers at their Services in Chester Cathedral.

Below is a link for the Service Sheet at Chester Cathedral for week commencing 20th August 2018.

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