November 3, 2019 + All Saints Sunday

Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the St. John’s Youth & Adult Choirs, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.

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Service Music:

Voluntary  Adagio    Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)

Processional Hymn 287    For all the saints, who from their labors rest    Sine Nomine

Gloria in excelsis S278     William Mathias (1934-1992)

Sequence Hymn 253    Give us the wings of faith to rise    San Rocco

Offertory Anthem   Agnus Dei from Requiem    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

French composer, Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), is regarded as one of the greatest masters of art song. His contribution to the genre has impacted countless other artists in the twentieth century. As a composer of sacred music, Fauré’s output is significantly smaller, totaling only eight opuses, among them the popular Requiem, Op. 48. Between the ages and thirty-five and forty-five, Fauré struggled with depression. Although he enjoyed a rather successful career, a broken engagement caused his personal life to become unstable, ultimately impacting his output as a composer.

Sanctus S128    William Mathias

Fraction Anthem S166  Agnus Dei     Gerald Near (b. 1942)

Communion Anthem   Pie Jesu from Requiem    Gabriel Faure

Pie Jesu, Domine, dona eis requiem.
Dona eis requiem sempiternam requiem.

Merciful Jesus, Lord, grant them rest.
Grant them rest, eternal rest.

Hymn in Procession 293    I sing a song of the saints of God    Grand Isle

Voluntary     Choral Song    Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

 

 

 

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