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Above are a selection of scenes from Westminster Abbey. Below is the Order of Service for each of the four occasions when Sandrerstead Singers have sung Evensong at Westminster Abbey.

Occasion Service Introit ResponsesPsalm Setting Anthem
28th December 2018Evensong SpicerPsalm 128 Stopford - B. CanLuly, lulla, thou tiny child - Leighton
31st December 2016Evensong I said to the man - HarrisReading - Stone Lord's PrayerPsalm 149 & 150 Wood in DPast three a clock - Trad. (arr. Rutter)
28th December 2013 Evensong The Virgin's Cradle Hymn - Rubbra Sanders Psalm 142 Sumison in G The Shepard's Cradle Song - McPherson
5th Januray 2013Evensong Eastern Monarchs, sages three - Spedding Sumsion Pslam 72 Wood in Eb (No.1) Here is the little door - Howells
10th April 2012Evensong Rise up, my love - Healey Willan Statham Pslam 96Stanford in CChrist is risen (Easter Gardern) - Vann


The music has ranged from Rutter to Vann. Below are recordings from the Evensong service in Westminster Abbey on 10th April 2012. These are excerpts from Rise up my love by Healey William, and the Magnificat in C to the setting by Stanford.

The following is an excerpt from recording of 'Rise up, my love,' by Healey Wilans, sung at Westminster Abbey in April 2012. The conductor was Fred Irvine. The recording is a Dartworth recordimg.


The following is recording of the 'Manificat in C,' to a setting by Stanford, sung at Westminster Abbey in April 2012. The conductor was Fred Irvine. The recording is a Dartworth recordimg.



The image on the left provides a link to a letter of thanks from the Minor Canon & Sacarist at Westminster Abbey for the occasion in 2012.

On the right there is a link to the Sanderstead Singers and their services at Westminster Abbey.

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There is a very strong tradition of music at Westminster Abbey. Apart from Choral Services there are also many concerts and organ recitals. These are organised by a very active Department of Music at Westmiminster Abbey.



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