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Psallam spiritu et mente

Annual Choirs' Festival
in Dorchester Abbey on Saturday, October 10th 2009 at 2 pm
Conductor: Christopher Robinson
(formerly Organist & Director of Music, St John's College, Cambridge)
Benjamin Sheen
Senior Organ Scholar, Christ Church, Oxford
Preacher: The Revd Tim Harper
(Rector, Amersham with Coleshill)
Introit Never weather-beaten saile Campion
Preces, Responses   Ives
Psalm 24 Bennett
Canticles in D minor Walmisley
Anthem My joy, my life, my crown Bruce Montgomery
Glorious things of thee are spoken Abbot's Leigh (Taylor)
2.00 pm Assemble in Abbey 4.45 pm Reassemble, robed
2.15 pm Rehearsal 5.00 pm Festival Evensong
4.00 pm Tea Break 6.00 pm End of Festival

Robed and unrobed choirs are equally welcome. Cassocks are worn only for the rehearsal and service on 10th October, and not for the pre-Festival rehearsals.

Saturday October 3rd 6.30 pm St Andrew's, Headington Contact John Clapp
Monday   October 5th   7.30 pm   St Peter's, Didcot   Contact Mark Stanley
Tuesday   October 6th   7.30 pm   St Mary's, Henley   Contact Canon Martyn Griffiths

Numbers: limited to 320.
Queries about this event: please contact the organiser, Rev John Paton.

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