Music

Music is an integral part of worship at St. Paul's.  Our 10:00 a.m. Rite II Holy Eucharist service features the St. Paul's Choir, singing service music, hymns, and anthems of old and new, accompanied by our 3-manual, 67-rank, 46-stop Rodgers organ.

The choir rehearses every Thursday during the program year, 7-9 p.m.  Anyone who wishes to join the choir is encouraged to attend.  Please contact our Music Director if interested. 

Recordings of the choir can be heard on our YouTube Channel.

 

Music Schedule

September to Advent 2019

 

8 September     Proper 18     Homecoming

Prelude:  Dominus regit me, Christopher Dearnley

Processional:  The King of love, my shepherd is (646)

Gradual:  Savior like a shepherd lead us (708)

Offertory:  The Lord bless you and keep you, John Rutter

Communion:  What wondrous love is this (439); O food to pilgrims given (309)

Recessional:  Praise my soul the king of heaven (410)

Postlude:  Toccata in 7,  John Rutter

15 September     Proper 19                 

Prelude:  Shall we gather at the river (solo), Aaron Copland

Processional:  Sing praise to God who reigns above (408)

Gradual:  Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (488)

Offertory:  There’s a wideness in God’s mercy, Maurice Bevan        

Communion:  Ave verum corpus (duet), Gabriel Faure; My shepherd will supply my need (664)

Recessional:  Alleluia! sing to Jesus! (460)

Postlude:  Divertimento, Johann Rinck

22 September     Proper 20

Prelude:  Meine Seele ist still zu Gott, Op. 105, No. 2, Max Reger

Processional:  Crown him with many crowns (494)

Gradual:  Father all loving, who rulest in majesty (568)

Offertory:  Thy perfect love, John Rutter

Communion:  Ave verum corpus, W. A. Mozart; How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (644)

Recessional:  Immortal, invisible, God only wise (423)

Postlude:  Trumpet Voluntary, John Bennett

 

29 September     Proper 21

Prelude:  Petit Prélude, Joseph Jongen

Processional:  Awake, my soul, stretch every nerve (546)

Gradual:  God is love, let heaven adore him (379)

Offertory:  Day by day, Martin How

Communion:  Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face (318); My God, thy table now is spread (321)

Recessional:  Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord (438)

Postlude:  Antiphon, Sigfrid Karg-Elert

6 October     Proper 22

Prelude:  Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, J. S. Bach

Processional:  O thou who camest from above (704)

Gradual:  O Jesus I have promised (655)

Offertory:  There’s a balm in Gilead, arr. Mark Hayes

Communion:  Litany to the Holy Spirit (solo), Peter Hurford; Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face (318)

Recessional:   Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim (535)

Postlude:  Toccata in D minor, BWV 565, J. S. Bach

13 October     Proper 23

Prelude:  Choral prelude on Adoro te devote, Healy Willan

Processional:  Praise to the Lord, the almighty (390)

Gradual:  God of mercy, God of grace (538)

Offertory:  Adoro te devote, Paolo Pandolfo

Communion:  Adoro te devote (314); This is the hour of banquet and of song (317)

Recessional:  Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old (567)

Postlude:  Adoro te devote, Felipo Capocci

20 October     Proper 24        

Prelude:  Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731, J. S. Bach

Processional:  All my hope on God is founded (665)

Gradual:  Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty!  (362)

Offertory:  Deep river / Shall we gather at the river, arr. Lloyd Larson

Communion:  I come with joy to meet my Lord (304); And now, O father, mindful of the love (337)

Recessional:  Ye holy angel’s bright (625)

Postlude:  Introduction and Allegro, John Stanley

 

27 October     Proper 25           

Prelude:  Adagio (Symphony No. 3), Camille Saint-Saëns

Processional:  For the fruit of all creation (424)

Gradual:  Lord Jesus think on me (641)

Offertory:  Amazing grace, arr. Ed Lojeski

Communion:  Blest are the pure in heart (656); Lord Jesus think on me (641)

Recessional:  How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord (637)

Postlude:  Postlude in D, Healey Willan

3 November     All Saints     [Proper 26]     Baptism

Prelude:  Impromptu, Arnold Cooke

Processional:  For all the saints (287)

Gradual:  Let saints on earth in concert sing (526)

Offertory:  For all thy saints, Alan Bullard

Communion:  Lead me Lord, S. S. Wesley; Sing praise to our creator (295)

Recessional:  I sing a song of the saints of God (293)

Postlude:  Fanfare, Kenneth Leighton

10 November     Proper 27     Veterans' Day 

Prelude:  Minuet (from Berenice), G. F. Handel

Processional:  Awake my soul and with the sun (11)

Gradual:  Come thou fount of every blessing (686, stz. 1-2, then 3)

Offertory:  So they gave their bodies, Peter Aston

Communion:  For the bread which you have broken (341); Eternal father, strong to save (608)

Recessional:  God of grace and God of glory (594)

Postlude:  Cwm Rhonda, Bert Carlson

17 November      Proper 28     Gospel Music (bass and drums)

Prelude:  Swing low, sweet chariot (solo), arr. H. T. Burleigh

Processional:  Lift every voice and sing (599)                

Gradual:  My Lord, what a morning (LEVAS II, 13)

Offertory:  There’s a balm in Gilead, arr. Mark Hayes

Communion:  Deep river / Shall we gather at the river, arr. Lloyd Larson; I am the bread of life (335)

Recessional:  Hush, Hush, Somebody’s Callin’ My Name (LEVAS II, 128)

Postlude:  Amazing grace, arr. Ed Lojeski

 

24 November     Last after Pentecost (Christ the King)                       

Prelude:  Gnossienne, No. 1, Erik Satie

Processional:  All people that on earth do dwell (377)

Gradual:  Where cross the crowded ways of life (609, stz. 1-2, then 3)

Offertory:  King of all ages, throned on high, Paul Isom

Communion:  Ave verum corpus, Edward Elgar; King of glory, king of peace  (382)

Recessional:  Lo! He comes with clouds descending (57)

Postlude:  Festal flourish, Gordon Jacob

CONTACT

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

127 Summer Street

Lynnfield, Massachusetts 01940

 

(781) 334-4594

office@stpaulslynnfield.org

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