WESTMINSTER CHANCEL CHOIR ANTHEMS & SCHEDULE
April 1 (Passion/Palm Sunday / Communion):
Offertory Anthem: From the Depths Have I Called to Thee –W. A. Mozart
(p. 38 in A First Motet Book-gray)
Communion: Ave Verum –Mozart
April 5 (Maundy Thurs.): Service begins at 7:30 p.m. Choir meets in CHANCEL–6:45 p.m.
Darkness, Gross Darkness, Did Cover the Earth (Tenebrae factae sunt) –Anonymous
Lamb of God –Claudio Casciolini
(the above will be sung as a set; p. 52 & 50, respectively, in The Church Choir Book-pink)
Holy Darkness –Daniel Schutte
The Loving Lamb –Jennifer Stammers
April 8 (Easter Sunday): Choir sings at BOTH services; meet in Chancel at 7:45 a.m.
This Joyful Easter-tide -17-c. Dutch melody; arr. Charles Wood
Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing –Gelobt sei Gott; arr. Hal H. Hopson
April 12: NO REHEARSAL TONIGHT; TAKE A WELL-DESERVED
April 15 (2nd Sunday of Easter):
Offertory Anthem: Alleluia! The Strife is o’er, the Battle Done
–Anonymous 15th-c. melody; harmonized by Michael Praetorius
(p. 69 in The Church Choir Book II-blue)
April 19 (Thurs., 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.): Choir rehearsal-Music Rm.
WOMEN’S SECTIONAL REHEARSAL 7:00-7:30 p.m.-optional, but highly recommended.
April 22 (3rd Sunday of Easter):
Offertory Anthem: The Kingdom –André J. Thomas
April 26– Choir rehearsal-Music Rm.
MEN’S SECTIONAL REHEARSAL 7:00-7:30 p.m.-optional, but highly recommended.
April 29 (4th Sunday of Easter):
Offertory Anthem: Alleluia –Randall Thompson