Friday 2 November

All Souls' Day (The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed)

7.30 p.m. Requiem Eucharist

Order of Service
Requiem Eucharist for the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed
Requiem Mass setting
Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)

 

Gathering hymn 589 i The King of love my shepherd is DOMINUS REGIT ME
Psalm 23    
Communion hymn 352 ii Jesu, Son of Mary CASWALL
Sending out 148 Jesus live! thy terrors now ST ALBINUS

Organ music before the service
Louis Vierne (1870–1937)—Berceuse (sur les paroles classiques) Op. 31 No. 19
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)—Pavane pour une infante défunte
Final organ voluntary
Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)—Pavane Op. 50

There is a musical succession from Vierne. who, like Fauré, had been assistant to Widor at Saint-Sulpice in Paris, through Fauré himself to his pupil Maurice Ravel.

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