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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