Online Church Services 2020

From Sunday 22 March to Friday 25 December 2020

Each recording begins with a period of silence, bells or organ music lasting 15 minutes, during which the YouTube live chat takes place.
Click or tap on the weekly service images to see a larger version.

All Saints to Advent and Christmas 2020

Madonna and child

Eucharist for the Feast of St John, Apostle and Evangelist, 27th December 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Lullay, thou little tiny child by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Of the Father’s love begotten (Common Praise 64)
  • CHOIR: Silent Night by Franz Zaver Gruber (1787-1863) arr. by Keith Wright – sung by the St Olave’s Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Christum wir sollen loben schon by Daniel Erich (1649-1712) – played by Max Elliott
2020Dec27

Eucharist for Christmas Day, 25th December 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Une Vierge pucelle by Nicolas Lebègue (c1631-1702) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Noël Suisse by Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: O come, all ye faithful (Common Praise 62)
  • ORGAN: Dieu parmi nous by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: A maiden most gentle French, arr Andrew Carter (born 1939) – sung by St Olave’s Choir
  • HYMN: Hark the herald angels sing (Common Praise 53)
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: A bonus feature by the St Olave’s Virtual Choir!
2020Dec25 photo: Ben Pugh

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, 24 December 2020 at 6pm

Bringing this service together has been a tremendous communal effort – and a testament to the resilience and commitment of the family at St Olave’s. We all hope you enjoy the the service.

Music

  • ORGAN: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN: Nöel VI by Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ by Christian Geist (1650-1711) – played by Max Elliott
  • CHOIR: For carols during the service, please see details in the Order of Service
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Finale from Variations on King Jesus hath a garden: Finale by Keith Wright – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: Stay tuned for a bonus feature from the St Olave’s Virtual Choir!

Our thanks go to Keith, Max and all the choir for working so hard to prepare and record all the music in today’s service. The choir have continued to record their contributions at home. These individual parts have then been mixed together by Jude Brereton, Arthur Sharp, Ed Snow, Keith Wright and Ben Pugh. Thanks to everyone for preparing and recording their readings from home too.

2020Dec24

Eucharist for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, 20th December 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Antienne (Salve Regina) by Naji Hakim (born 1955) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, BWV 648 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Meine Seele erhebet den Herren by Johann Christian Schieferdecker (1679-1732) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Tell out my soul, the greatness of the Lord (Common Praise 362)
  • ORGAN: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2020Dec20

Eucharist for the Third Sunday of Advent, 13th December 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam, BWV 685 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry (Common Praise 34)
  • ORGAN: Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: In Spiritu et Igni (from Sinfonia in honore Sancti Joannis Baptistae) by Naji Hakim (born 1955) – played by Keith Wright
2020Dec13 - photo by the Snow family

Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Advent, 6th December 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Lob sei dem allmächtigen Gott, BWV 602 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Lo, he comes with clouds descending (Common Praise 31)
  • ORGAN: Creator alme siderum by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2020Dec06

Eucharist for the First Sunday of Advent, 29th November 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude on ‘Veni Emmanuel’ by Edward Bairstow (1874-1946) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Common Praise 32)
  • ORGAN: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Toccata on ‘Veni Emmanuel’ by Andrew Carter (born 1939) – played by Keith Wright
2020Nov29

Eucharist for the Feast of Christ the King, 22nd November 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Fantasia in G, BWV 572 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Crown him with many crowns (Common Praise 166)
  • ORGAN: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Galliard for a Festive Occasion by Arthur Milner (1894-1972) – played by Max Elliott
2020Nov22

Eucharist for the 2nd Sunday before Advent, 15th November 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude on an American Folk Hymn – ‘Lonesome Valley’ by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: All my hope on God is founded (Common Praise 368)
  • CHOIR: Sacerdotes Domini by William Byrd (c1543-1623) – sung by members of St Olave’s choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Procession (from Five Pieces) by Arthur Wills (1926-2020) – played by Keith Wright
2020Nov15

Eucharist for Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Elegy by Alan Gray (1855-1935) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: For the healing of the nations (Common Praise 427)
  • ORGAN: ‘Slow’, from the Little Organ Book by Alan Gray (1855-1935) – played by Keith Wright
  • TRUMPET: The Last Post and Reveille – trumpeter: Charles Brewer
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Elegie by Hubert Parry (1848-1918) – played by Keith Wright
2020Nov08

Eucharist for All Saints’ Day, 1st November 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Adagio from Symphony No 5 by Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Andante (Finale) from Sonata No 6 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: For all the saintswho from their labours rest (Common Worship 232)
  • ORGAN: Largo e spiccato (from Concerto in D minor) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), after Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Placare Christe servulis by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) – played by Keith Wright
2020Nov01

Trinity and Sundays after Trinity

Transfiguration Chapel Mosaic 2

Eucharist for Bible Sunday, 25th October 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort by Dieterich Buxtehude (c1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (BWV 731) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Lord, thy word abideth (Common Praise 515)
  • ORGAN: Gott, durch deine Güte/Gottes Sohn ist kommen (BWV 724) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort by Georg Böhm (1661-1733) – played by Max Elliott
2020Oct25

Eucharist for the Feast of St Luke the Evangelist, 18th October 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Symphony No 1 in D minor (Prelude – Maestoso) by Louis Vierne (1870-1934) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Fight the good fight (Common Praise 423 1st tune)
  • ORGAN: Communion (from Triptyque) by Louis Vierne (1870-1934) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Carillon de Westminster by Louis Vierne (1870-1934) – played by Keith Wright
2020Oct18

Eucharist for the 18th Sunday after Trinity, 11th October 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Ode by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Light’s abode, celestial Salem (Common Praise 502)
  • ORGAN: Prelude on ‘Rockingham’ by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Paean by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) – played by Keith Wright
2020Oct11

Eucharist for the 17th Sunday after Trinity, 4th October 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Arietta by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Interlude by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult (Common Praise 233)
  • CHOIR: O sing joyfully by Adrian Batten (1591-1637) – sung by the St Olave’s Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Diversion for Mixtures by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Benjamin Morris (Assistant Director of Music at York Minster)
2020Oct04

Eucharist for the 16th Sunday after Trinity, 27th September 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Voluntary III in F by John Garth (1721-1810) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN: Largo from Voluntary V in G by John Garth (1721-1810) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Lord Jesus Christ (Common Praise 505)
  • ORGAN: Andante from Voluntary V in G by John Garth (1721-1810) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Allegro from Voluntary V in G by John Garth (1721-1810) – played by Max Elliott
2020Sep27

Eucharist for Harvest Thanksgiving, 20th September 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Deo gratias by Alan Spedding (1938-2014) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Come, ye thankful people, come (Common Praise 270)
  • CHOIR: Panis angelicus by César Franck (1822-1890) – sung by the St Olave’s Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Chorale Prelude on ‘Lasst uns erfreuen’ by Gordon Slater (1896-1979) – played by Keith Wright
2020Sep20

Eucharist for the 14th Sunday after Trinity, 13th September 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude on Rhosymedre by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: There’s a wideness in God’s mercy (Common Praise 598)
  • ORGAN: Touch her soft lips and part by William Walton (1902-1983) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Spitfire Prelude by William Walton (1902-1983) – played by Max Elliott
2020Sep13

Eucharist for the 13th Sunday after Trinity, 6th September 2020 – Reader Sunday

We give thanks for the ministry of all Readers and pray especially for our own Readers: Janet, Jose and Peter. We also pray for Clive Jackson as he celebrates this evening at St Lawrence’s his ministry of 60 years as a Reader.

 

Music

  • ORGAN: Plein jeu from the Kyrie of the Mass for the Convents by François Couperin (1668-1733) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Chromhorne sur la Taille from the Gloria of the Mass for the Convents by François Couperin (1668-1733) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Brother, sister, let me serve you (Common Praise 393)
  • ORGAN: Herzlich tut mich verlangen (BWV 727) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Fugue sur la Trompette from the Kyrie of the Mass for the Convents by François Couperin (1668-1733) – played by Keith Wright
2020Sep06

Eucharist for the 12th Sunday after Trinity, 30th August 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Was mein Gott will, gescheh allzeit by Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728–1788) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: O love, how deep, how broad, how high (Common Praise 118)
  • ORGAN: Herzlich tut mich verlangen (BWV 727) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Praeludium in D minor by Johann Christian Kittel (1732-1809) – played by Max Elliott
2020Aug30

Eucharist for the 11th Sunday after Trinity, 23rd August 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Concerto in G minor (1st movement: Adagio – Allegro) by Matthew Camidge (1758-1844) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Thou are the Way: by thee alone (Common Praise 600)
  • ORGAN: Concerto in G minor (2nd movement: Adagio) by Matthew Camidge (1758-1844) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Concerto in G minor (3rd movement: Gavotte) by Matthew Camidge (1758-1844) – played by Keith Wright
2020Aug23

Eucharist for the 10th Sunday after Trinity, 16th August 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Von Gott will ich nicht lassen (BWV 658) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Help us to help each other, Lord (Common Praise 461)
  • ORGAN: Air in D by Jonathan Battishill (1738-1801) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Wir glauben all an einen Gott (BWV 680) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
2020Aug16

Eucharist for the 9th Sunday after Trinity, 9th August 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Modus ludendi pleno organ pedaliter (SSWV 157) by Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Lacrimae by Andrew Carter (born 1939) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Vater unser im Himmelreich by Heinrich Scheidemann (c 1595-1663) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Common Praise 411)
  • ORGAN: Praeambulum in F by Heinrich Scheidemann (c 1595-1663) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Praeludium in E minor by Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697) – played by Keith Wright
2020Aug09

Eucharist for the 8th Sunday after Trinity, 2nd August 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Concerto in G by Christoph Wolfgang Druckenmüller (1687-1741) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Bread of Heaven, on thee we feed (Common Praise 284, 1st tune)
  • ORGAN: Adagio from Concerto in B minor after Joseph Meck by Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Allegro from Concerto in G after Johann Ernst by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
2020Aug02

Eucharist for the Feast of St Olaf – Patronal Festival, 26th July 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (BWV 715) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Erbarm’ dich mein, o Herre Gott (BWV 721) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (BWV 731) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Great is thy faithfulness (Common Praise 453)
  • ORGAN: Ach Gott und Herr (BWV 714) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Wir glauben all an einen Gott (BWV 680) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2020Jul26

Eucharist for the 6th Sunday after Trinity, 19 July 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Arabesque by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Méditation by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Father most holy, merciful and loving (Common Praise 419)
  • ORGAN: Idylle mélancolique by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude on ‘Iste confessor’ by Clifford Harker (1912-1991) – played by Max Elliott
2020Jul19

Service for the 5th Sunday after Trinity, 12 July 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Master Tallis’s Testament by Herbert Howells (1892-1983) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: When I survey the wondrous cross (Common Praise 127)
  • ORGAN: Prelude in G by William Harris (1883-1973) – played by Keith Wright
2020Jul12

Eucharist for the 4th Sunday after Trinity, 5 July 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Préambule by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Légende by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Lord of all hopefulness (Common Praise 507)
  • ORGAN: The Sweet Rivelet by Francis Jackson (b 1917) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Canon by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
2020Jul05

Eucharist for the 3rd Sunday after Trinity, 28 June 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Madrigal by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Rêverie by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Amazing grace (Common Praise 375)
  • ORGAN: Andante sostenuto (from Sonata No 8) by Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude on Aeterna Christi munera by Healey Willan (1880-1968) – played by Max Elliott
2020Jun28

Service for the 2nd Sunday after Trinity, 21 June 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: O Gott, du frommer Gott by Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele by Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Come ye faithful, raise the anthem (verses 1,2,3 and 6) (Common Praise 409)
  • CHOIR: God be in my head by John Rutter (b.1945) – sung by members of St Olave’s Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Nun danket alle Gott by Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) – played by Keith Wright
2020Jun21

Service for the 1st Sunday after Trinity, 14 June 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele by Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Come down, O Love divine ​(Common Praise 175)
  • CHOIR: Oculi omnium by Charles Wood (1866-1926) – sung by members of St Olave’s Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Lobe den Herren, o meine Seele by Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) – played by Keith Wright
2020Jun14

Eucharist for Trinity Sunday, 7 June 2020

Today we mark a number of important events:

  • Malcolm celebrates today the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood; we give thanks for his long and continuing ministry.
  • We celebrate the ministry of Dr John Sentamu as he retires after 15 years as Archbishop of York and wish him and Margaret well in their retirement.
  • We give thanks for the appointment of the Revd Liz Hassall as our new priest in charge of our city centre churches and look forward to welcoming her and her family towards Christmas.

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude in E flat by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (BWV 669) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Christe, aller Welt Trost (BWV 670) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (BWV 672) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Christe, aller Welt Trost (BWV 673) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Father, Lord of all Creation (Common Praise 418)
  • ORGAN: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (BWV 674) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (BWV 671) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2020Jun07

Eastertide, Ascension and Pentecost 2020

St Olave's Easter Garden

Eucharist for Pentecost, 31st May 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Komm, heiliger Geist (BuxWV 200) by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Veni creator spiritus (from St Wilfrid’s Suite) by Andrew Carter (born 1939) – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost our souls inspire (Common Praise 178)
    – sung by Helen Jones and Philip Lankester
  • CHOIR: If ye love me by Thomas Tallis (c1505-1585) – sung by St Olave’s Virtual Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Komm, heiliger Geist (BuxWV 199) by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
2020May31

Eucharist for the 7th Sunday of Easter, 24th May 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Majesté du Christ demandant sa gloire à son Père (movement I from L’ascension) by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: The head that once was crowned with thorns (Common Praise 172)
  • CHOIR: O thou, the central orb by Charles Wood (1866-1926) – sung by St Olave’s Virtual Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Te Deum by Jean Langlais (1907-1991) – played by Keith Wright
2020May24

Service for Ascension Day, 21st May 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Prière du Christ montant vers son Père (movement IV from L’ascension) by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Rejoice! The Lord is King (Common Praise 563)
  • ORGAN: Prière by Jean Langlais (1907-1991) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Heut’ triumphieret Gottes Sohn by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Maximillian Elliott
2020May21

Eucharist for the 6th Sunday of Easter, 17th May 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Canzonetta by William Mathias (1934-1992) – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • ORGAN: Elevation (from the Mass for the Convents) by François Couperin (1668-1733) – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: Sanctus and Benedictus from Mass of St Thomas by David Thorne – sung by St Olave’s Virtual Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude on O Filii et Filiae by Healey Willan (1880-1968) – played by Maximillian Elliott
2020May17

Service for the 5th Sunday of Easter, 10th May 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Allegretto in B minor by Gerrit Jan van Eyken (1832-1879) – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • ORGAN: Chant de mai by Joseph Jongen (1873-1953) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Offertoire pour une messe de la Sainte Vierge by André Fleury (1903-1995) – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Christ lag in Todesbanden by Georg Böhm (1661-1733) – played by Maximillian Elliott
2020May10

Eucharist for the 4th Sunday of Easter, 3rd May 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Psalm-prelude, Set 1 No 3 (Psalm 23, v 4) by Herbert Howells (1892-1983) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Chanson de la Vierge Pensive: an aria for organ by Andrew Carter (b 1939) – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 549 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Maximillian Elliott
2020May03 photo: Nina Wilson

Eucharist for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, 26th April 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Adagio (from Symphony No 3) by Louis Vierne (1870-1937) – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: Abendlied by Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) – sung by St Peter’s School Chamber Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Agnus Dei I from the Mass for the Parishes by François Couperin – played by Keith Wright
2020Apr26

Service for the 2nd Sunday of Easter, 19th April 2020

Music

  • HARMONIUM: Petit Offertoire by César Franck – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • HARMONIUM: Voluntary II in F minor by Maurice Greene – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • HARMONIUM: Allegretto in B flat by Samuel Wesley – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • HARMONIUM: Élévation by Léon Boëllmann – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Fanfare Joyeuse by Andrew Carter – played by Maximillian Elliott
2021May09

Eucharist for Easter Day, 12 April 2020

For the younger members of the Church Family…

(…or the ‘younger at heart’) Since we can’t enjoy our usual Easter egg hunt around the Church gardens, some eggs have snuck into the film of the service this morning. See how many different ones you can spot! Some of them are quite small! Good Luck!

Music

  • ORGAN: Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 625 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 626 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Christ ist erstanden, BWV 627 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Erstanden ist der heil’ge Christ, BWV 628 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: The day of resurrection! (Common Praise 157)
  • ORGAN: The Archbishop’s Fanfare by Francis Jackson (b 1917) – played by Maximillian Elliott
  • ORGAN: Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag, BWV 629 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son (Common Praise 160)
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Scherzetto (from Pastoral Suite) by Clifford Harker (1912-1999) – played by Maximillian Elliott

Lent and Holy Week 2020

Station XII

Last Hour by the Cross, Good Friday, 10 April 2020

Music

  • CHOIR: Remember not, Lord, our offences by Henry Purcell (1659-1695) – sung by St Olave’s Virtual Choir
  • HYMN: There is a green hill far away (Common Praise 123)
  • HYMN: When I survey the wondrous cross (Common Praise 127)
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude on Rockingham by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) – played by Keith Wright
2021Apr02 Good Friday

Eucharist for Maundy Thursday, 9 April 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Le banquet celeste by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Christe, du Lamm Gottes by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2020Apr09 photo: Ben Pugh

Wednesday in Holy Week, 8 April 2020

Tuesday in Holy Week, 7 April 2020

Monday in Holy Week, 6 April 2020

Eucharist for Palm Sunday, 5 April 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 735 by Johann Sebastian Bach – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: Christus, der uns selig macht by Johann Sebastian Bach – Chorale from the St John Passion, performed by the Choir and Orchestra of St Olave’s in 2016
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736 by Johann Sebastian Bach – played by Keith Wright
2020Apr05

Eucharist for the 5th Sunday of Lent, 29 March 2020

Music

  • CHOIR: Herr, unser Herrscher by Johann Sebastian Bach – Opening chorus of the St John Passion, performed by the Choir and Orchestra of St Olave’s in 2016
  • CHOIR: O große Lieb by Johann Sebastian Bach – Chorale from the St John Passion, performed by the Choir and Orchestra of St Olave’s in 2016
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: A Sad Pavan (for these distracted times) by Thomas Tomkins – played by Keith Wright
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Eucharist for Mothering Sunday, 22 March 2020

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude on an old Irish church melody (St Columba) by Charles Villiers Stanford – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Postlude on a theme of Orlando Gibbons (Song 22) by Charles Villiers Stanford – played by Keith Wright
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