The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Choral Service Recordings

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Unless otherwise noted, choral services are sung by the Cathedral Schola.

Sunday, April 29, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Catherine of Sienna (Cathedral Schola and Choristers)

Bernard Rose, Preces and Responses
Herbert Brewer in D
Ernest Bullock, Give us the wings of faith
Henry Balfour Gardiner, Evening Hymn

 

Sunday, April 22, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Eve of the Feast of St. George

Kenneth Leighton, Preces & Responses
William Walton, Chichester Service
Gabriel Jackson, A prayer of King Henry VI
C. Hubert H. Parry, I was glad

 

Sunday, April 15, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Philip Radcliffe, Preces and Responses
George Dyson, Magnificat in D
Benjamin Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb

 

Sunday, April 8, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Bernard Rose, Preces & Responses
Herbert Murrill in E
Craig Phillips, We walk by faith
arr. Peter Hurford, Magdalen, cease from sobs and sighs

 

Sunday, March 25, 2018
4 p.m. Meditation on the Passion of Christ

“Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended” (Herzliebster Jesu)
arr. Martin Shaw, The Merchant’s Carol 
“A stable lamp is lighted” (Andújar)
Richard Lloyd, The Ballad of the Judas Tree
Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky, The Crown of Roses
“To mock your reign, O dearest Lord” (Tallis’ Third Tune)
Benjamin Britten, Corpus Christi Carol
Charles Snider, Was ever grief like mine?
“Beneath the cross of Jesus” (Sewanee Schola)
Spiritual, Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Antonio Lotti, Crucifixus à 8

 

Sunday, March 11, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

William Bradley Roberts, Prayer of John Donne
Robert Lehman, Preces and Responses in A flat
Arthur Wills, Magnificat and Nunc dimittis on Plainsong Themes
Bob Chilcott, God so loved the world
Peter Hallock, The Lord is my Light

 

Sunday, March 4, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Henry Purcell, Hear my prayer, O Lord
Richard Ayleward, Preces and Responses
John Blow, Short Service No. 4 in F
William Boyce, O where shall wisdom be found? 
Thomas Lupo, Out of the deep

 

Sunday, February 11, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong (Cathedral Choir)

Kenneth Leighton, Preces & Responses
Herbert Howells, Sarum Service
Morten Lauridsen, O nata lux
Edward Bairstow, I sat down under his shadow

 

Sunday, February 4, 2018
4 p.m. Candlemas Procession for the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord

Thomas Tallis, Nunc Dimittis (Short Service) 
Thomas Tallis, Missa Salve Intemerata Virgo
Johannes Eccard, When to the temple Mary went

 

Sunday, January 28, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul

Gerre Hancock, Preces & Responses
Gerald Near, St Mark’s Service
Colin Mawby, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Malcolm Boyle, Thou, O God, art praised in Sion

 

Sunday, January 21, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Confession of St. Peter

Philip Radcliffe, Preces and Responses
Hugh Blair in B minor
Maurice Duruflé, Tu es Petrus
Lennox Berkeley, The Lord is my Shepherd

 

Sunday, January 14, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Joel Martinson, Preces and Responses (Mississippi Conference)
David Hurd, Sewanee Church Music Conference
Spiritual, arr. Larry Fleming, Give me Jesus
Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan, We shall walk through the valley in peace

 

Sunday, January 7, 2018
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord

Joel Martinson, Preces & Responses (Mississippi Conference)
Charles Villiers Stanford in C
Richard Lakey, Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
Charles Wood, Hail, gladdening Light

 

Sunday, December 17, 2017
4 p.m. Festival of Nine Christmas Lessons and Carols

“Once in royal David’s city” (Irby)
Elizabeth Poston, Jesus Christ the apple tree
Eric Whitacre, Lux arumque
Herbert Howells, A Spotless Rose
“Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming” (Es ist ein Ros entsprungen)
Charles Beaudrot, Comfort, comfort ye my people
arr. Stephen Cleobury, Joys Seven
“Ye who claim the faith of Jesus” (Julion)
Harold Darke, In the bleak midwinter
arr. Paul Halley, What Child is this
Peter Warlock, Bethlehem Down
arr. Dale Adelmann, Of the Father’s love begotten (Divinum mysterium)
arr. Gustav Holst, Christmas Day (Choral Fantasy on Christmas Carols)
“Angels we have heard on high” (Gloria)

 

Sunday, December 3, 2017
4 p.m. Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir

The Great O Antiphons
Richard Marlow, Matin Responsory
“Lo! he comes with clouds descending” (Helmsley)
Boris Ord, Adam lay ybounden
“Creator of the stars of night” (Conditor alme siderum)
Paul Manz, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
“Come, thou Redeemer of the earth” (Puer nobis nascitur)
Bob Chilcott, There’s a Rose in the middle of winter
“Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming” (Es ist ein Ros entstprungen)
“The King shall come when morning dawns” (St. Stephen)
Javier Busto, Ave Maria
Francis Pott, Balulalow
“The angel Gabriel from heaven came” (Gabriel’s Message)
Arvo Pärt, Magnificat
Peter Hallock, Advent Calendar
“O come, O come, Emmanuel” (Veni, veni Emmanuel)

 

Sunday, November 26, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Reign of Christ

Kenneth Leighton, Preces and Responses
Kenneth Leighton, Second Service
Kenneth Leighton, Let all the world in every corner sing
Craig Phillips, Jubilate Deo (Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)

 

Sunday, November 19, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of William Byrd and Thomas Tallis, observed 

William Byrd, Preces and Responses
Thomas Tallis, Short Service
William Byrd, Sing joyfully unto God
Thomas Tallis, Salvator mundi I 

 

Sunday, November 12, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Martin of Tours, observed

Richard Shephard, Preces and Responses
William Mathias, Jesus College
Ēriks Ešenvalds, O salutaris hostia
Spiritual, arr. Dale Adelmann, Steal away to Jesus

 

Sunday, October 29, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Eucharist for All Faithful Departed
The Sunday after All Saints' Day

Tomás Luis de Victoria, Missa O quam gloriosum
Edgar Bainton, And I saw a new heaven
Tomàs Luis de Victoria, O quam gloriosum [motet]

 

Sunday, October 29, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of St. Simon and St. Jude, observed

Robert Lehman, Preces & Responses in A flat
Herbert Howells in B minor
William Harris, Holy is the True Light
Charles Villiers Stanford, O for a closer walk with God

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of St. James of Jerusalem, observed
The Cathedral Schola and Choristers

Craig Phillips, Preces and Responses (St. David’s, Roswell) 
Charles Wood in E flat, No. 1
Charles Wood, Expectans expectavi
John Ireland, Greater love hath no man

 

Sunday, October 15, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Eucharist, The Feast of St. Philip, observed
The Cathedral Choir

Zoltán Kodály, Missa Brevis
William Mathias, Let the people praise thee, O God

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale, observed

Richard Ayleward, Preces and Responses
Richard Ayleward, Short Service
Henry Purcell, Thy Word is a lantern unto my feet
John Hilton (the younger), Teach me, O Lord

 

'Sunday, October 1, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, observed

Stephen Caracciolo, Preces & Responses
David Hogan, Mount Saint Alban’s
Charles Villiers Stanford, And I saw another angel
Simon Lole, Angels

 

Sunday, September 24, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of St. Matthew, observed

Craig Phillips, Preces & Responses (St. David’s, Roswell)
Tertius Noble in A minor
Felix Mendelssohn, How lovely are the messengers
David Briggs, O Lord, support us all the day long

 

Sunday, September 17, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Holy Cross, observed

William Smith, Preces & Responses
William Byrd, Third Service
Clemens non Papa, Crux fideles
Richard Proulx, We adore you, O Christ

 

Sunday, September 10, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the St. Cuthbert, observed
The Cathedral Choir

Philip Radcliffe, Preces & Responses
Charles Villiers Stanford in B flat
Stephen Paulus, Pilgrims’ Hymn
John Joubert, O Lorde, the maker of al thing

 

 


Sunday, May 21, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong
The Cathedral Choir

Stephen Caracciolo, Preces & Responses
Howard Helvey, Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in B flat
Paul Halley, Jesu, the very thought of thee
David Briggs, O Lord, support us

 

Sunday, May 7, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Kenneth Leighton, Preces & Responses
Gabriel Jackson, Truro Service
Benjamin Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb

 

Sunday, April 30, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong
Cathedral Choristers and Cathedral Schola

Bernard Rose, Preces & Responses
Herbert Howells in G
Dan Locklair, O sacrum convivium
Edward Bairstow, Sing ye to the Lord

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Robert Lehman, Preces & Responses
Edward Bairstow in D
Craig Phillips, We walk by faith
Luca Marenzio, Quia vidisti me, Thoma 

 

Sunday, April 9, 2017
4 p.m. A Meditation on the Passion of Christ, with Carols

"Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended" Herzliebster Jesu
arr. Andrew Carter, I wonder as I wander
"A stable lamp is lighted" Andújar
Gerald Near, A Carol of the Passion
Spiritual, arr. Dale Adelmann, Sometimes I feel like a motherless child/Nobody knows the trouble I've seen
"To mock your reign, O dearest Lord" Tallis' Third Tune
Trond Kverno, Corpus Christi Carol
Daniel Gawthrop, Mary speaks
"Beneath the cross of Jesus" Sewanee Schola (new hymn tune by Kenneth Miller)
Spiritual, Were you there when they crucified my Lord
Antonio Lotti, Crucifixus à 8

 

Sunday, March 26, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Annunciation

Howard Helvey, There is no rose of such virtue
Stephen Caracciolo, Preces & Responses
John Tavener, Collegium Regale
David Conte, Ave Maria
David Schelat, The Angel Gabriel

 

Sunday, March 12, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong
The Cathedral Choir

William Bradley Roberts, Prayer of John Donne
William Smith, Preces & Responses
William Byrd, Second Service
Herbert Howells, Psalm 121 (from Requiem)
Stephen Paulus, Pilgrims’ Hymn

 

Sunday, March 5, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Henry Purcell, Hear my prayer, O Lord
Thomas Tomkins, Preces & Responses
John Blow, Short Service No. 4 in F
Maurice Greene, Lord, let me know mine end
Josquin des Prez, Tu pauperum refugium

 

Sunday, February 26, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of George Herbert, Priest & Poet

Joel Martinson, Preces & Responses
Charles Beaudrot, Cathedral of St Philip, Atlanta
Frederick H. Candlyn, King of glory, King of peace
Joel Martinson, The Invitation

 

Sunday, February 19, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Martin Luther

Thomas Ebdon, Preces & Responses
Thomas Weelkes, Evening Service for Five Voices
Johann Sebastian Bach, Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230
William Byrd, Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes 

 

Sunday, February 12, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Thomas Bray, Priest and Missionary

Joel Martinson, Preces & Responses
Arvo Pärt, Magnificat
Leo Sowerby, Nunc dimittis in D
Charles Villiers Stanford, Beati quorum via
William Bradley Roberts, In all these you welcomed me

 

Sunday, February 5, 2017
4 p.m. Candlemas Procession and Choral Eucharist, The Feast of the Presentation

William Byrd, Nunc Dimittis à 5
William Byrd, Mass for Five Voices
Johannes Eccard, When to the temple Mary went

 

Sunday, January 22, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Confession of St. Peter

Robert Lehman, Preces & Responses
Hugh Blair in B minor
David Ashley White, True Anointed One
David Hill, God be in my head 

 

Sunday, January 15, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Martin Luther King, Jr. 
The Cathedral Choir

Stephen Caracciolo, Preces & Responses
Gerald Near, Magnificat & Nunc dimittis on Plainsong Themes
Spiritual, arr. Gerre Hancock, Deep River
Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan, This little light of mine

 

Sunday, January 8, 2017
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

William Smith, Preces & Responses
Christopher Tye in G minor
Marty Wheeler Burnett, Vidi aquam
Harold Friedell, Jesus, so lowly

 

Sunday, December 18, 2016
4 p.m. A Festival of Nine Christmas Lessons and Carols by Candlelight

Frank Boles, Adam lay ybounden
arr. Ēriks Ešenvalds, O Emmanuel
arr. Craig Phillips, The Holly and the Ivy
Bob Chilcott, The Rose in the Middle of Winter
Howard Helvey, There is no Rose of such virtue
Herbert Howells, Sing lullaby
arr. Paul Halley, Huron Carol
Charles Beaudrot, Toys for a King
arr. R.L. Pearsall, In dulci jubilo
Sir John Tavener, God is with us 

 

Sunday, December 4, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Evensong

Richard Ayleward, Preces & Responses
Henry Purcell in G minor
Johann Wanning, Vox clamantis in deserto
Tomás Luis de Victoria, Ecce Dominus veniet 

 

Sunday, November 27, 2016
4 p.m. Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols
The Cathedral Choir

Richard Marlow, Matin Responsory
Frank Ferko, Adam lay ybounden
Francisco Guerrero, Rorate caeli
arr. Jan Sandström, Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming
Gerre Hancock, The Lord will surely come
arr. Andrew Carter, A maiden most gentle
Gerald Finzi, Magnificat
Franz Biebl, Ave Maria 

 

Sunday, October 23, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of St. James of Jerusalem

Richard Shephard, Preces and Responses
Arthur Wills, Magnificat and Nunc dimittis on Plainsong Themes
Edward Bairstow, Let all mortal flesh keep silence
Malcolm Boyle, Thou, O God, art praised in Sion

 

Sunday, October 16, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Teresa of Avila, observed
Cathedral Choristers and Cathedral Schola

Martin Neary, Preces & Responses
Tertius Noble in B minor
David Conte, Prayer of St Theresa
Herbert Howells, Like as the hart

 

Sunday, October 9, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Eucharist, The Feast of St. Philip

Jean Langlais, Messe Solennelle
Ēriks Ešenvalds, O salutaris hostia

 

Sunday, September 25, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of Lancelot Andrewes, observed
The Cathedral Choir

Philip Radcliffe, Preces & Responses
Charles Villiers Stanford in B flat
John Rutter, Open thou mine eyes
Gabriel Jackson, A prayer of King Henry VI

 

Sunday, September 18, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of the Holy Cross, observed

William Smith, Preces & Responses
Thomas Weelkes, Sixth Service
Thomas Tallis, Salvator mundi I
Giovanni Maria Nanino, Adoramus te, Christe

 

Sunday, September 11, 2016
4 p.m. Choral Evensong Remembering the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Bernard Rose, Preces and Responses
Herbert Howells, St. Paul’s Cathedral
Arvo Pärt, The Beatitudes
Roland Martin, The Altar

A Meditation for the 15th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11 by Dean Sam Candler »