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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
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William Byrd Laudibus in sanctis Laudibus in sanctis
Richard Dering Factum est Silentium Factum est Silentium
Thomas Morley Laboravi in gemitu meo Laboravi in gemitu meo
Eric Whitacre Sainte Chapelle Sainte Chapelle
Eric Wetherell Two Sonnets
– How like a winter
– Let me not

How like a winter
Let me not
Eric Wetherell Longing Longing
Benjamin Britten Festival Te Deum Festival Te Deum
Gerald Finzi Welcome sweet and sacred feast
Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music Serenade to Music
George Dyson Agincourt Agincourt
CONSORT:
Martin Peerson Man dream no more Man dream no more
Thomas Tallis O Lord give thy holy spirit O Lord give thy holy spirit
Christopher Tye Nunc Dimittis Nunc Dimittis
Eucharist on Sunday morning
Mass setting: Lennox Berkeley, Missa Brevis  
Introit: Edward Bairstow, Jesu, the very thought of thee Jesu, the very thought of thee
Communion motet: John Wilbye, O God, the rock of my whole strength O God, the rock of my whole strength