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The Day of Pentecost 08 Jun 14

Opening Voluntary: Prelude on DOWN AMPNEY –  Chester Alwes (1947-)

Today’s opening voluntary is based on DOWN AMPNEY, tune to the much-loved hymn, “Come Down, O Love Divine” which we sing today as our offertory hymn (#516, The Hymnal 1982).  330 more words

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Seventh Sunday of Easter - 01 Jun 14

Opening Voluntary: Prelude on Jesu, nostra redemptio– Flor Peeters (1903-1986)

Closing Voluntary: Intrada in G major – Charles W. Ore (b. 1936)

Today’s opening voluntary is a chorale prelude on the Latin hymn, Jesu, nostra redemptio, “Jesus, our redemption.” Both the text and the melody are anonymous. 434 more words

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Fourth Sunday of Easter - 11 May 14

Voluntary before Mass: Prelude on BROTHER JAMES’ AIR – Dale Wood (1934-2003)

Today’s Voluntary before Mass is a prelude on the well-known hymn tune, BROTHER JAMES’ AIR… 442 more words

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Seventh Sunday after Epiphany - 23 Feb 14

Opening Voluntary: Prelude on O Welt, ich muss dich lassen – J. G. Walther (1684-1748)

Final Voluntary: We Shall Overcome – LEVAS #227 (Those who wish may sing along) 252 more words

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany - 09 Feb 14

Opening Voluntary: Duo – Louis-Nicholas Clérambault (1676-1749)

Final Voluntary: Grand plein jeu – Louis-Nicholas Clérambault (1676-1749)

Our opening and closing voluntaries are both compositions of the French composer, … 378 more words

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Third Sunday after Epiphany - 26 Jan 14

Opening Voluntary: Psalm 27: “The Lord is my light” – Richard T. Gore (1908-1994)

Our opening voluntary today is a composition by American composer, Richard Taylor Gore, born 25th June, 1908 in Takoma Park, MD and died 15 December 1994 in Wooster, OH.  321 more words

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Second Sunday of Christmas (Epiphany Observed) 05 Jan 14

Opening Voluntary: Prelude on “We three kings of orient are” – Carlos Staszeski (b. 1935)

Today’s opening voluntary is based on the American Christmas / Epiphany carol, “ 426 more words

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