March 7, 2016

Easter season fare at St Mark’s Remuera

Brian Millar advises the inspiring programme for the forthcoming Easter season at St Mark’s Remuera, Auckland.
Palm Sunday music for the 9:30 am service.
We process (weather permitting!) from the Lych Gate singing Rory Cooney’s Palm Sunday Processional.
Introit: Sanctus – Antiphon for Palm Sunday (Schubert).
Hymns: Ride on ride on in majesty; At the name of Jesus; My song is love unknown; Servant King;
Psalm: 61 (chant: Samuel Wesley)
Anthems: Hosanna Filio David (de Victoria); ‘Questions’ (Brian Millar)
Postlude: Ride on Jesus ride (trad. spiritual)

Evensong 5 pm March 20th
Mag and Nunc: R Vaughan Williams
Preces and Responses: Harry Bramma
Final Responses: E. Naylor
Anthem: Bruckner – Locus Iste
Psalm: 69:1-4, 14-17 (chant: J. Turle)
Hymns: This is the day the Lord has made (Bishopthorpe); How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (St. Peter); All praise to Christ (Sine Nomine)

Good Friday music for the 9:30 am service
Introit: God so loved the world (Stainer)
Hymns: We sing the praise of him who died; It is finished blessed Jesus; When I survey; Were you there when they crucified my Lord
Anthems: Jesus word of God incarnate (C. Gounod); On a cool and autumn dawn (Bill Bennett); Surely he has borne our griefs (Lloyd Larson)
Postlude: Lamb of God, I fall before thee (J.S. Bach)

Easter Day music for the 9:30 am service
Introit: This is the day (trad. – SATB arr. BWM)
Hymns: Jesus Christ is ris’n today; Because He lives; Low in the grave he lay; Christ is alive;
Anthems: This joyful Eastertide (Dutch melody); Easter Fanfare (Don Besig)