Choral Repertoire

The Cathedral Choir sings Sundays at 11 a.m. and other special services. Made up of auditioned volunteers and paid professionals from the church, the choir’s repertoire is rooted in the Anglican cathedral tradition, spanning sacred choral music from the 16th century to the modern era.

2021-22 Music List

Sunday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m.
Choral Eucharist
   BYRD Mass for Five Voices
   BYRD Prevent us, O Lord
   BYRD Teach me, O Lord
Sunday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m.
Choral Eucharist
   BUZARD St. James Mass
   BEACH With prayer and supplication
   MATHIAS As truly as God is our Father
Sunday, Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. (Prelude at 3:30 p.m.)
   RHEINBERGER Abendlied
   AYLEWARD Preces & Responses
   HOWELLS St. Paul's Service
   PAULUS Pilgrims' Hymn
Sunday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m.
Choral Eucharist
   LASSUS Missa Bell' amfitrit altera
   TYE Give almes of thy goods
   LASSUS Ave verum corpus
Sunday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.
Feast of the Dedication
   LANGLAIS Messe solennelle
   BUZARD Jubilate Deo
   SOWERBY Psalm 122
Sunday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m.
Choral Eucharist
   DARKE Communion Service in E
   MOORE I believe this is Jesus
   STANFORD O for a closer walk
Sunday, Oct. 31 at 11 a.m.
All Saints (observed)
   IVES Missa brevis
   HARRIS Holy is the true light
   BAINTON And I saw a new heaven
Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.
All Souls Requiem
   DURUFLÉ Requiem
Sunday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m.
Choral Eucharist
   BUZARD St. James Mass
   STANFORD A Song of Freedom
   BRAHMS Geistliches Lied
Sunday, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. (Prelude at 3:30 p.m.)
   MOORE We shall walk through the valley
   ROSE Preces & Responses
   STANFORD Evening Service in C
   LEWIS The souls of the righteous
Sunday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m.
Choral Eucharist
   HOLST Mass in A minor
   VAUGHAN WILLIAMS O taste and see
   MACMILLAN A new song
Sunday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m.
Christ the King
   HAYDN Little Organ Mass
   VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Love bade me welcome
Sunday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m.
Advent Sunday
   HURD New Plainsong Mass
   GUERRERO Canite tuba
   MANZ E'en so, Lord Jesus
Sunday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Advent Procession
   BUZARD Matin Responsary
   LLOYD The Advent Prose
   RAVENSCROFT Remember, O thou man
   ARR. THOMAS Keep your lamps
   MACONCHY There is no rose
   GIBBONS This is the record of John
   DUNPHY O oriens
   POSTON Jesus Christ the apple tree
Sunday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m.
Advent II
   BYRD Mass for Four Voices
   HANDEL And the glory of the Lord
   PEERSON Blow our the trumpet
Sunday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m.
Advent III
   SOWERBY Communion Service in F
   BUZARD First Song of Isaiah
   ANNON. Rejoice in the Lord alway
   BYRD Rorate caeli
Sunday, Dec. 19 at 11 a.m.
Advent IV
   HOWELLS Communion Service "Collegium regale"
   HADLEY I sing of a maiden
   PARSONS Ave Maria
Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Nine Lessons and Carols
   GARDINER Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
   LEDGER Adam lay ybounden
   TRAD. Riu, riu chiu
   WEIR Illuminare, Jerusalem
   RUTTER What sweeter music
   HADLEY I sing of a maiden
   LAURIDSEN O magnum mysterium
   SWEELINCK Hodie Christus natus est
   ARR. PETTMAN The Infant King
Friday, Dec. 24 at 11 p.m.
Christmas Eve
   DOVE Missa brevis
   MATHIAS A babe is born
   DARKE In the bleak midwinter
Saturday, Dec. 25 at 10 a.m.
Christmas Day
   OLDROYD Mass of the Quiet Hour
   SOWERBY Love came down at Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 26 at 11 a.m.
Christmas I
   VICTORIA Missa O magnum mysterium
   VICTORIA O magnum mysterium