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Dore Abbey
1 – 1 January 1970
Dore Abbey is located in west Herefordshire in the beautiful Golden Valley, just a short distance from the Welsh border. Dating from 1147 it is a former Cistercian abbey that would once have rivalled many cathedrals for size. [More…]

Abbey Dore Week, 1 – 1 January 1970
Evening events

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Saturday, 3 January & Monday, 5 January 1970, 9.00 pm – Dore Abbey
The beautiful service of Compline, sung by the ECE Consort and directed by the ECE conducting students.

Tuesday, 6 January 1970, 9.00 pm – Dore Abbey
Concert given by the ECE Scholars. Tickets available on the door – £8.00

Repertoire to be announced


Saturday, 1 January 1970, 7.00 pm – Dore Abbey (please note the earlier time)
Tickets available on the door – £8.00
In the climax of the week’s events, Paul Spicer directs the ECE choir in a performance that will feature the works learned in the week.

Adrian Batten O Praise the Lord  
Thomas Tallis Salvator mundi  
Orlando Gibbons O Lord, in thy wrath  
John Blow Salvator mundi  
Charles Villiers Stanford On Time  
Cecilia McDowall Cradle Song  
James MacMillan If ye love me  
Herbert Howells O pray for the peace of Jerusalem  
Paul Spicer Glory be to God for dappled things  
George Dyson Sweet Thames run softly