Pandemic Lockdown Initiatives – 2020

Prayer and Music in these troubled times

The Ascension 


1. Reading

2. First Organ Piece – Majesty of Christ Praying That His Father Should Glorify Him

3. Gospel

4. Second Organ Piece – Prayer From Christ Ascending Towards His Father




1. First Reading

2.Duruflé – Choral varié sur le Veni Creator

3. Second Reading

4. Messiaen – Messe de la Pentecôte

5. The Gospel

6. Bach – Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist (BWV 631)

The Holy Trinity


1. First Reading from the Book of Exodus

2. First Organ Piece: Excerpt from L’Orgue Mystique – Charles Tournemire

3. Second Reading from the Second Letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians

4. Second Organ Piece: Improvisation on Benedictus es Domine – Haydn

5. Reading from the Holy Gospel according to John

6. Final Organ Piece: Improvisation on Firmly I Believe and Truly

Corpus Christi


1. A reading from the book of Deuteronomy.

2. Benedictus Elévation – Tierce en taille – Francois Couperin.

3. A reading from the first letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians.

4. Godhead Here in Hiding – Andrew Wright.

5. A reading from the holy Gospel according to John.

6. Improvisation on Pange Lingua.


Friday simple cantor/organ vespers

Week 1 Vespers 


Week 2 Vespers 


Week 3 Vespers 


Week 4 Vespers imgDetails

Julia Wilson-James (Cantor) James Devor (Organ and readings) Martin Pye (Recording and artwork)


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