Choral Anthems in April

choir photo jan 25 croppedMusic is a glorious component of worship at Christ Church, setting the mood and tone of the service in accordance with the occasion and moment in the liturgical year. The 10 am Sunday service includes hymn-singing, instrumental prelude and postlude and at least one  choral anthem. The selection of anthems for the month of April 2016 is given below.

April  3          “Now the Green Blade Riseth,” Fr. Trad/arr. Simon Sindley (b. 1948)

April 10         “Fisherman Peter,” South Carolina Spiritual/arr. Robert J. Powell  (b. 1932)

April 17         “Look at the World” by John Rutter (b. 1945)

April 24         “North Port” (from “Sacred Harp” 1850) by R.R. Osborne