Saint George's Anglican Church, Paris
Saint George's Anglican Church, Paris

Music list 2017

The Choir is looking for new singers, please make contact with our music director


There will be no choir from 15th July until 8th September but make yourself known if you want to join the Choir in September


Sunday 9th July

Palestrina (1525-1594), Missa Papae Marcelli

Palestrina (1525-1594), Tu es Petrus


Sunday 2nd July Nicolas' first Mass

Harold Darke (1888-1975), Communion Service in F

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), Cantique de Jean Racine


Sunday 25th June

Schubert (1797-1828), Mass in G

Vaughan Williams(1872-1958), O taste and see


Sunday 18th June

Choir singing at Caen Chaplancy


Sunday 11th June

Palestrina (1526-1594), Missa Aeterna Christi munera

Malcolm Archer (b. 1952), I am the living bread


Sunday 4th June Pentecost

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Kleine Orgelmesse

Richard Lloyd (b. 1933), Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost



Music list for May


Sunday 28th May

Victoria (1548-1611), Missa 'Ascendus Christus in altum'

Peter Philips (1560-1628), Ascendit Deus


Sunday 21st May

Guerrero (1528-1599), Missa L'homme armé

Schubert (1797-1828), Der Herr ist mein Hirt


Sunday 14th May

Mozart (1756-1791), Spatzenmesse

Maurice Green (1696-1755), Lord, let me know mine end


Sunday 7th May

Mozart (1756-1791), Coronation Mass

Stanford (1852-1924), Ye choirs of new Jerusalem


Previous Months


Sunday 2nd April

John Tavernor (1490-1545), Western Wynd mass

Antonio Lotti (1667-1740), Crucifixus


Sunday 9th April - Palm Sunday

Orlandus Lassus (1532-1594), Missa "Bella amfitrit'altera"

Charles Wood (1866-1926), Glory and Honour and Laud

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), St John passion, opening chorus as sortie


Holy Week


Monday 10th April

William Byrd (1540-1623), Mass for Three Voices

Plainsong Kyrie


Tuesday 11th April

William Byrd (1540-1623), Mass for Four Voices


Wednesday 12th April

William Byrd (1540-1623), Mass for Five Voices


Maundy Thursday

Adrian Batten (c.1591- c.1637), Short Service

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901), Missa "misericordias Domini" Gloria

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986), Ubi Caritas

Orlandus Lassus (1532-1594), Lamentations


Good Friday

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Passion and Improperia

Thomas Tallis (1505-1585), Salvator mundi


Holy Saturday

William Walton (1902-1983), Missa Brevis



Easter Sunday

Harold Darke (1888-1976), Communion service in E minor

Charles Wood (1866-1926), This joyful Eastertide

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Der Himmel Lacht (opening chorus from Cantata 31)


Sunday 23rd April

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901), Missa "misericordias Domini"

Edward Bairstow (1874-1946), Let all mortal flesh keep silence


Sunday 30th April - Choir in Rome at All Saints



Music list for March


Wednesday 1st March - Ash Wednesday

Tomas Luis de Victoria(1543-16123), Missa surge propera

William Byrd (1540-1623), Miserere


Sunday 5th March

Anon, Mass of Milan

Thomas Morley (1557-1602), Nolo mortem peccatoris


Sunday 12th  March

Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Missa "Congratulamini mihi"

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Ne in furore


Sunday 19th  March

Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989), Mass for five voices

Thomas Tallis (1505-1585), In jejunio et fletu


Sunday 26th  March - Mothering Sunday

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Missa Brevis

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Alma redemptoris mater



Music list for February


Sunday 26th February -1st Sunday before Lent

César Franck (1822-1890), Messe Solennelle (Cong Gloria)

César Franck (1822-1890), Panis Angelicus


Sunday 19th February -2nd Sunday before Lent

Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989), Missa Brevis (Cong Gloria)

Edvard Grieg  (1843-1907), Ave maris stella


Sunday 12th February - 3rd Sunday before Lent

Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Messe in C

Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Benedictus


Sunday 4th February - 4th Sunday before Lent

Charles Wood (1866-19é6), Communion Service in F

Herbert Howells (1892-1983), Like as the Hart


Wednesday 1st February - Candelmass

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Organ Solo Mass

Johannes Eccard (1553-1611), When to the temple Mary went


Music list for January


Sunday 29th January

Harold Darke (1888-1976), Communion Service in F

William Crotch (1775-1847, Lo star-led chiefs


Sunday 22nd January

Charpentier (1643-1704), Messe de Minuit

Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988), Lully, Lullay


Sunday 15th January

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Missa Sanctisimae Virgini Senis vocibus

Roland de Lassus (1532-1594), Omnes de Saba venient


Sunday 8th January - Epiphany

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Missa Sancti Nicolai

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847),They shall a star from Jacob come forth


YEAR 2016


Sunday 25th December- Christmas day

Charles Wood (1886-1926), Short Communion Service in the Phrygian mode

Trad. Anon, Chantecler


Saturday 24th December- Christmas eve

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Mass O Magnum Mysterium

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), O Magnum Mysterium


Sunday 18th December 18h30

Carol Service followed by mulled wine and mince pies


Sunday 18th December- Advent IV

John Shepperd (?-1565), The Western Wind Mass

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901), Rorate Caeli

William Byrd (1540-1623) Magnificat (Fauxbourdons)


Sunday 11th December- Advent III

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Missa Assumpta es Maria

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), This is the Record of John


Sunday 4th December- Advent II

Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986), Missa Sancti Dominici

Herbert Howells (1892-1983), A spotless rose


Sunday 27th November - Advent I

William Byrd (1756-1791), Mass for four voices

Tomas Luis de Victoria(1543-16123), Ne Timeas Maria

Johan Sebastian Bach (1756-1791), Cantata 62


Sunday 20th November - Christ the King

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Coronation Mass (Choir Gloria)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Benedictus

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759), Halleluia


Sunday 13th November - 2nd before Advent - 33rd in Ordinary Time

Anon, Mass of Milan (Congreagtional Gloria)

John Dunstable (1390-1453), Veni, Sanct, Spiritus


Sunday 6th November - 3rd before Advent - 32nd in Ordinary Time

Harold Darke (1888-1976), Communion Service in E (Choir Gloria)

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876), Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace


Wednesday 2nd November- All Soul's Requiem

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Requiem


Sunday 30th October - All Saints

Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986), Missa Cantuariensis (Congreagtional Gloria)

Heinrich Isaac (1839-1901), Omnes Sancti Seraphim


Sunday 23rd October - Last after Trinity - 30th in Ordinary Time

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), Mass (Congregational Gloria)

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), Salve Regina


Sunday 16th October - Trinity XXI - 29th in Ordinary Time

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901), Missa Misecordias Domini (Choir Gloria)

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901), Abendlied


Sunday 9th October

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Spatzenmesse (Choir Gloria)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Laudate Dominum


Saturday 8th October - Requiem Mass for Fr Livingstone

Maurice Duruflé  (1902-1986), Requiem Mass

Introit, Kyrie, Pie Jesu, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei, In Paradisium


Sunday 2nd October - Harvest Festival

Charles Wood (1886-1926), Missa Portae Honoris (Congregation Gloria)

Charles Wood (1886-1926), Oculi omnium


Sunday 25th September

Antonio Lotti (1667?-1740), Missa in A for female voices (Congregation gloria)

Jacob Handl (1550-1591), Michael, coeli signifer


Sunday 18th September

Stravinsky (1882-1971), Mass (Choir Gloria)
Stravinsky (1882-1971), Pater Noster


Sunday 11th September

Palestrina (1525-1594), Missa Brevis (Congregation Gloria)
Liszt (1811-1886), Vexila Regis


Sunday 4th September

Howells (1892-1983), Collegium Regale
Stanford (1852-1924), O for a closer walk with God


from Sunday 17th July, no Choir during the summer


Sunday 10th July

Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), Mass in G Minor

Malcolm Archer (B. 1952), I am the living bread

First performance - Commissioned by Adrian Shaw


Sunday 3rd July

Gloria Malgache - Voninahitra

Haydn (1732-1809), Kleine Orgelmesse

Fauré (1845-1924), Cantique de Jean Racine

Ranaoson - 'He manolo-tena ho Anao'

S.S. Wesley (1810-1876), Lead me, Lord

Walton (1902-1983), Organ Voluntary - Crown imperial


Sunday 26th June

Rubbra (1901-1986), Missa in Honorem Sancti Dominici

Walton (1902-1983), Set me as a seal


Sunday 19th June

Choir away in Caen

Evensong on 17th 18h30 at Abbaye aux Dames

Concert on 18th at 20h30 at Abbaye aux Hommes

Service at Chapelle de la Miséricorde on 19th 10h30


Sunday 12th June

Mozart (1756-1791), Mass in C KV258

Mozart (1756-1791), Laudate Dominum


Sunday 5th June

Harold Darke (1888-1976), Communion Service in E

William Byrd (1674-1744), II will not leave you comfortless

Welsh lullaby Arrangement B. Dewagtere  Suo Gân (Sleep my baby)


Sunday 29th May

Visiting Girl's Choir, St Alban's

Langlais (1907-1991), Missa in simplicate

Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Caro cibus (from Lauda Sion)


Sunday 22nd May (Women)

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901), Mass in A Op 126 (Für gleiche Stimmen)

Mattia Culmone (1986), O Lux beata Trinitas


Sunday 15th May

Walton (1902-1983), Missa Brevis (Congregational Gloria)

Tallis (1505-1585), If ye love me


Sunday 8th May

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Missa Ascendens Christus

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Ascendens Christus in altum


Sunday 1st May

Britten (1913-1976), Missa Brevis in D for high voices

G.Bouzignac (1587-1643), Tota Pulchra Es


Sunday 24th April

Mozart (1756-1791), Missa in C Credomesse KV 257

Haydn (1732-1809), 'The heavens are telling' (from The Creation)


Sunday 17th April (Confirmation)

Palestrina (1525-1594), Missa assumpta est Maria

Rachmaninov (1873-1943), Bogoroditse Dyevo (from the Vespers)

Sunday 3rd and 10th April No Choir

Easter Sunday 27th March

Darke (1888-1976), Communion service in F

Wood (1866-1926), arr., This Joyful Eastertide

Stanford (1852-1924), Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem


Easter Saturday 26th March

Schubert (1797-1828), Mass in C


Friday 25th March

Victoria (1548-1611), Gospel, Reproaches and Improperia

John IV Portugal (1604-1656) attrib., Faithful Cross

Monteverdi (1567-1643), Adoramus te


Thursday 24th March

Batten (1591-1637), Short Service (Gloria, Schubert, Mass in G)

White (1538-1574), Lamentations

Duruflé (1902-1986), Ubi Caritas


Wednesday 23rd March

Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986), Missa Sancti Dominici 


Tuesday 22nd March

William Byrd (1674-1744), Mass for 5 voices


Monday 21st March

Lassus (1532-1594), Missa supra “La, la, Maistre Pierre”


Sunday 20th March Palm Sunday

Berkeley (1903-1989), Mass for 5 voices

Gibbons (1583-1625), Hosanna to the Son of David

Sortie Bach (1685-1750), Matthew Passion, “Kommt, ihr Töchter”


Sunday 13th March, Passion Sunday

Lotti (1667-1740), Missa Brevis for equal female voices

Mendelssohn (1809-1847), I will lift up mine eyes


Mothering Sunday 6th March

Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901), Mass of the Holy Spirit

Lajos Bardos (1899-1986), Ave maris stella


28th February Lent 3

William Byrd (1674-1744), Mass for 3 voices

Heinrich Isaac (1450-1517), Oculi mei


Sunday 21st February Lent 2

Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986), Missa Sancti Dominici

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Ne in furore


Sunday 14th February Lent 1

Antonio Lotti (1667-1740),  Missa Brevis

Thomas Morley (1557-1602), Nolo mortem peccatoris


Ash Wednesday 10th February

Lassus (1532-1594), Missa “O passi sparsi”

Allegri  (1582-1652) Miserere


 Sunday before Lent 7th February

Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989), Missa Brevis

Howells, Like as the hart


31st January

Roland de Lassus (1532-1594), Missa “Bella amfitrit’altera” (Choir Gloria)

Roland de Lassus (1532-1594)– Omnes de Saba


24th January

Charpentier Mass (Congregational Gloria)
Mendelssohn, There shall a star from Jacob


17th January

Stravinsky Mass (Choir Gloria)
Weir, Illuminare


11th January
Walton Missa Brevis (Congregational Gloria)
Poulenc, Videntes stellam


Archives 2015


27th December -

Charles Wood (1866-1926), Short Communion service in the Phrygian mode

Charles Wood (1866-1926)– King Jesus Had a garden


25th December - Christmas morning

Mass: Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) – Missa ‘Rorate Caeli desuper’

Chanticleer, 17th-century melody, arr. W. Austin


24th December - Christmas eve

Harold Darke (1888-1976), Commuion Service In F

Harold Darke (1888-1976)– In the Bleak Mid-Winter

F. X. Gruber (1787-1863), arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)- Silent Night


20th December - Advent 4

Thomas Tallis (15405-1585), Mass for four voices

William Byrd (1540-1623)– Magnificat tones and fauxbourdons


13th December - Advent 3

John Ireland (1879-1962), Mass of St Stephen

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) – Salve Regina


13th December

Carol Service at St Georges


6th December - Advent 2

No Choir

Carol Service in Caen at Chapelle de la Miséricorde

29th November - Advent 1

Roland de Lassus (1532-1594), Missa Quando io penso al martire'

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)– Ne timeas Maria


22nd November - Christ the King

William Byrd (1540-1623), Mass for four voices

John Taverner (1490-1545) - Leroy Kyrie


15th November

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986), Requiem Mass


4th November (All Souls)

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) - Requiem


1st November (All Saints)

Palestrina (1525-1594), Missa assumpta est Maria

Richard Dering (1580-1630) - Factum est silentium


25th October

Charles Wood (1866-1926), Mass in F (Portae Honoris)

Ernest Bullock (1890-1979) - Give us the wings of faith


18th October

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Mass in C, KV220 (Spatzenmesse)

Benedictus as Anthem


11th October

Léo Delibes (1836-1891), Missa Brevis

Camille Saint Saëns (1835-1921) – Ave Maria


4th October

Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901), Mass in A

André Messager (1853-1929) – O Salutaris Hostia


27th September

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1526-1594), Missa ‘Aeterna Christi Munera’

Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) – Alleluia, I heard a voice


20th September

John Ireland (1879-1962),Communion Service in F

Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) – Ave Verum


13th September

William Byrd (1540-1623), Mass for four voices

William Byrd (1540-1623)– Ave Verum


6th September

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1526-1594), Missa Brevis

Sir John Stainer (1840-1901) – God so loved the world

Summer Schedule 


08:30 - Said Eucharist
10:30 - Sunday Eucharist


12:00 - Eucharist


12:00 - Eucharist


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