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O Lord, open thou our lips

Annual Choirs' Festival
Saturday, October 10th 2015 at 2 pm, in
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
MUSIC
  Introit Mother of God - John Tavener (YouTube) (sample pages here)
  Preces & Responses Ives
  Psalm 37 (words) (chant: David Maw) NB: the specially-commissioned chant is for SSSAAATTTBBB, and is written as 3 separate chants that fit together. You will be told which chant to learn when you receive your Festival booklet, and media files of the whole chant and the separate chants (played consecutively) are available on the highlighted links.
  Mag & Nunc Dyson in D (You Tube) (Mag) (Nunc)
  Anthem O how amiable - Vaughan Williams (YouTube)
  Hymn Spirit of God (Sheldonian) (Common Praise 575)
PRE-FESTIVAL REHEARSALS
  Saturday October 3rd 6.30 - 8 pm Headington, St Andrew
  Monday October 5th 7.30 - 9 pm Didcot, St Peter
  Tuesday October 6th 7.30 - 9 pm Henley, St Mary the Virgin
TIMETABLE
  2 pm Assemble 4.45 pm Re-assemble, robed, for Serivce
  2.15 pm Rehearsal 5 pm Festival Evensong
  4 pm Tea break in Hall 6 pm End of Festival
 
Getting there: Christ Church is in the centre of Oxford, so is best approached on foot. If you are driving, use one of the Park and Ride sites.

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