Sunday 2 June 10am – CHOIR

The Ascension of the Lord (C) Year of Luke

Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 Ascension_Mosaic_Lourdes

  • Mass setting: Missa Ascendo ad Patrem (Palestrina)
  • Motet: O Lord, arise* (Weelkes)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 67:33,34) Psallite Domino qui ascendit super caelos caelorum ad Orientem, alleluia Sing to the Lord who has ascended the highest heavens, alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 369 Hail the day that sees him rise CHISELHURST; TIS 192 Christ is the world’s redeemer MOVILLE
  • Organ Prelude: The Majesty of Christ (from L’Ascension) – Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992
  • Organ Offertorium: Fughetta in ‘Ab’ – Michael G. Fischer (1773-1829)
  • Organ Voluntary: Grand chœur pour l’Ascension – Adolphe Marty (1865-1942)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*O Lord, arise    Thomas Weelkes (1576–1623)
O Lord, arise into thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy strength. Save thy people, good Lord, and bless thine inheritance. Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness, and thy saints sing with joyfulness. Alleluia.

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