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)