Abbeycast - A podcast for Ash Wednesday
This 28-minute service includes prayers, a reading, an address, music and a blessing, recorded this week in the Florence Nightingale Chapel in Westminster Abbey.
Introduced by the Reverend Dr James Hawkey, Canon Theologian
Address by the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster
Reader: Janet Hoyle
Miserere – William Byrd
Introduction: Canon Hawkey
Reading: Isaiah 58: 1-12 Janet Hoyle
Erbarm’ dich mein, O herre Gott BWV 721 – JS Bach
Address: The Dean
Anthem: Kyrie eleison (from Missa Brevis) – William Walton
Prayers and Blessing: Canon Hawkey
Aus tiefer Not, schrei ich zu dir BWV 687 – JS Bach
Music: The anthem is performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records). Organ music, which was specially recorded earlier this week, is played by Matthew Jorysz, Assistant Organist.
This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.
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