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Annual Diocesan Choirs' Festival
Saturday, October 14th 2017 at 2 pm in St Helen's, Abingdon
PLEASE NOTE: singers who are not members of church choirs are also most warmly invited to attend this Festival as individuals.
MUSIC tbc
  Introit Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart - Nardone (listen) (biography)
  Preces & Responses Ayleward (score) (listen) (biography) (epitaph)
  Office Hymn I heard the voice of Jesus say (Tune: Kingsford, arr. Vaughan Williams) (listen) (score) (history of the hymn)
  Psalm 46 (ch. after Luther) (score) (biography) (listen)
  Mag & Nunc Sumsion in A (listen: Magnificat, Nunc) (biography)
  Anthem Insanae et vanae curae - Haydn (score) (listen) (biography)
  Hymn Father, God! We give you adoration (Tune: Hurst Green)
PRE-FESTIVAL REHEARSALS tbc
  Saturday October 7th 6.30 - 8 pm Headington, St Andrew
  Monday October 9th 7.30 - 9 pm Didcot, St Peter
  Tuesday October 10th 7.30 - 9 pm Rotherfield Peppard, All Saints' (directions)
TIMETABLE
  2 pm Assemble 4.45 pm Re-assemble, robed, for Service
  2.15 pm Rehearsal 5 pm Festival Evensong
  4 pm Tea break 6 pm End of Festival
   
 


Abingdon, St Helen

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