A recording from March 2017 of the Choir of Merton College, Oxford, singing on the Feast day of St Gregory the first ever Anglican Evensong in St Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. Introit: Prevent us O Lord (Byrd). Hymn: O praise ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum). Responses (Matthew Martin). Psalms 100, 127, 128 (Attwood, Goss, Parry). First Lesson: Ecclesiastes 4 vv 1-10. Canticles: Charles Wood in F 'Collegium Regale'. Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 2 vv 3-8. Anthem: Blessed city, heavenly Salem (Bairstow). Hymn: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton). Motet: Justorum animae (Byrd). Organ Voluntary: Prelude in B minor, BWV544 (Bach). Benjamin Nicholas (organist and director of music). Alexander Little, Thomas Fetherstonhaugh (organ scholars).
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