The Music of St James’s Church

SUNDAY 17th November

II before Advent

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Missa Orbis factor– Christian Morris
Motet: Cibavit eos– Byrd
Voluntary: Fugue in D minor, BWV 565– J. S. Bach

SUNDAY 24th November

Christ the King

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Missa mon Coeur– Lassus
Motet: Rex Tremendae & Recordare – Mozart
Voluntary: Acclamations (Suite Médiévale) – Langlais

SUNDAY 1st December

Advent I

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Missa Canonica– Brahms
Motet: Laetentur caeli– Byrd
Voluntary: Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme, BWV 645 – J. S. Bach

6pm Advent Carol Service
Music as per Order of Service

SUNDAY 8th December

Advent II

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Mass for 5 voices –Byrd
Motet: Alma Redemptoris Mater– Victoria
Voluntary: Nun komm, der heiden heiland, BWV 661 – J. S. Bach

SUNDAY 15th December

Advent III (Gaudete)

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Mass in G – Schubert
Motet: Angelus ad virginem – Barry Rose
Voluntary: March on a Theme by Handel, “Lift up your heads”, Op. 15, no. 2 – Guilmant

SUNDAY 22nd December

Advent IV

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Missa Dixit Maria– Hassler
Motet: Dixit Maria– Hassler
Voluntary: Fugue on the Magnificat, BWV 733 – J. S. Bach

6pm Festival of Lessons & Carols
Music as per Order of Service

TUESDAY 24th December

The Nativity of Our Lord

11.30pm Midnight Mass
Setting: Missa Brevis– Jonathan Dove
Motet: This is the truth sent from above– Bob Chilcott
Voluntary: Toccata (Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 42, no. 1)– Widor

WEDNESDAY 25thDecember

The Nativity of Our Lord

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Missa Brevis in C, KV 220 ‘Sparrow’– Mozart
Motet: Riu, riu, chiu – James Speakman
Voluntary: Final (Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 14)– Vierne

SUNDAY 29thDecember

Christmas I

10.30am High Mass
Setting: Messe a deux voix– Gounod
Motet: Ave Maria– Matthew Martin
Voluntary: In dulci jubilo, BWV 729– J. S. Bach

George de Voil BA (Oxon.) FRCO
Organist and Director of Music 

This programme is subject to change and is a guide only.