Here are some suggestions of some music to listen to in Holy Week from our Director of Music, Jody James.

You can also download this list.

 

Anthems

Adoramus te - Orlande de Lassus

Ave verum corpus - Various (see M. Thurs)

Christe admoramus te  - Claudio Monteverdi

Christus factus est - Felice Aneriao / Anton Bruckner

Drop, drop, slow tears - Orlando Gibbons / Kenneth Leighton / William Walton

Ex ore innocentium - John Ireland

God so loved the world - Bob Chilcott / John Stainer

My song is love unknown - Malcolm Archer

O Saviour of the world - John Goss

O Saviour of the world from Requiem - Hebert Howells

Salvator mundi - Thomas Tallis

Solus ad victimam - Kenneth Leighton

When I survey the wondrous cross - Malcolm Archer

 

Larger works

Lamentations of Jeremiah - Thomas Tallis

Seven Last Words from the Cross - James MacMillan

Stabat Mater - Antonio Vivaldi  /  Gioachino Rossini / Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 

St Matthew Passion - Johann Sebastian Bach

St John Passion - Johann Sebastian Bach

Tenebrae Responsories - Thomas Luis de Victoria

The Lament of the Mother of God - John Tavener

The Seven Last Words of our Saviour on the Cross - Franz Joseph Haydn

 

Palm Sunday

Ingrediente Domino - George Malcolm

Hosanna to the Son of David - Orlando Gibbons / Thomas Weelkes

Lift up your heads, O ye gates  - William Mathias / Kenneth Leighton     

Lift up your heads from Messiah - George Frederick Handel

Pueri Hebraeorum - Tomas Luis de Victoria

Ride on - Grayston Ives

 

Maundy Thursday

Ave verum corpus - William Byrd /   Edward Elgar / Colin Mawby / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  

Greater Love - John Ireland

I give to you a new commandment - Peter Nardone

Tantum ergo - Déodat de Séverac / Maurice Duruflé

Though I speak with the tongues of men - Edward Bairstow

Ubi caritas - Maurice Duruflé / Ola Gjelo

The gift of charity - John Rutter

 

Good Friday

Eheu, sustulerent - Thomas Morley

Crucifixus à 8 -  Antonio Lotti

Crux fidelis  - John IV of Portugal

O vos omnes - Pablo Casals / Carlo Gesualdo / Carlo Gesualdo / Thomas Weelkes / Tomas Luis de Victoria

The Reproaches - John Sanders

Were you there? - Spiritual arr. Chilcott