St. John’s Church - Savannah, GA

October 6, 2019 Choral Evensong for the Octave of St. Michael & All Angels (Michaelmas)

October 7, 2019

This is a recording of the Choral Evensong offered by the Choir of St. John's Church in Savannah on October 6, 2019 at 5:30pm.  On this evening we celebrated the Octave of St. Michael and All Angels (Michaelmas).  This service was preceded by a 20 minute prelude recital of organ music offered by Mr. Steven Branyon, organist and choirmaster at St. John's (please check back for this posting).  The service begins with a procession accompanied by improvised organ.

Musicians: Ms. Peyton Wakeland, cello;  Mr. Wesley Perkins, cantor and assistant conductor; Mrs. Angela Fisher, assistant organist. 

Preces & Responses    --  Keith Rhodes

Hymn #600  Ye holy angels bright (DARWALL)

Psalm #8 (Tone V.2)   --  Gerre Hancock

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in B flat   --    Henry Smart

Duo Seraphim   --  Richard Dering

'Abendsegen' (Evening Prayer) from HANSEL UND GRETEL -- Engelbert Humperdinck, arr. Gabriel Isenberg

Hymn #472   Hark, hark my soul!  (PILGRIMS)

Voluntary:  Jig Fugue (Bux WV 174)   --  Dietrich Buxtehude