• Trevor Workman BEM. Carillonneur to Bournville

A Musical Meditation for Good Friday


In keeping with tradition, Trevor Workman will be offering a musical meditation on Bournville Carillon on Good Friday 19 April 2019 at 11:15 am in recognition of the most poingent and important event in Christian history when the Lord Jesus Christ, Saviour of the world offered Himself up to save humanity.

1. When I survey the wondrous cross [Tune: 'Rockingham'] - Edward Miller

2. Libera Me from 'Requiem' - Gabriel Faure;

3. An extract from the Oratorio 'Messiah' - George Frederic Handel:

i) Chorus: 'Behold the Lamb of God'

ii) Aria: 'He was despised and rejected of me, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief'

iii) Chorus: 'Surely, He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows'

iv) Chorus: 'And with His stripes we are healed'

v) Recitative: 'Thy rebuke has broken His heart'

vi) Aria: 'Behold and see if there be any sorrow like unto His sorrow'

4. Ave Verum Corpus [ Jesu, Word of God incarnate] - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;

5. There is a green hill far away, outside a City wall 9Tune: 'Horsley') - William Horsley;

6. Were you there when they crucified my Lord? - Anonymous;

7. You laid aside your majesty and gave up everything for me - Derri Daugherty;

8. The Old rugged cross - George Bennard;

9. 'God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son' (from 'Crucifixion') - John Stainer


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