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Lent Music

Below you will find the music for the Season of Lent, most of them with audio recordings for practice and familiarisation. These are just the pieces that change from the previous season, and this year they will come into use from Ash Wednesday, 1 March 2017.

From Dust You Were Made

Used only in the Ash Wednesday Service
Music by Samara Pitt © 2015

Listen to it sung


Be Merciful, O Lord

Words ©ELLC.  Music by Christopher Willcock s.j., 
Published by OCP

Recordings coming soon


Kyrie Eleison

Music from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Listen to it sung


Holy! Holy! Holy! (The Sanctus & Benedictus)

Translation ©ELLC (altd) Music by Jennifer Gillan © 2008

Listen to it sung with the two parts together

Listen to the top part sung on its own

Listen to the top part sung with the piano playing the bottom part

Listen to the bottom part sung on its own

Listen to the bottom part sung with the piano playing the top part


Christ has Died (The Mystery)

Music by Jennifer Gillan © 2008

Listen to it sung in two parts 

Listen to the top part sung on its own

Listen to the top part sung with the piano playing the bottom part

Listen to the bottom part sung on its own

Listen to the bottom part sung with the piano playing the top part


Come, Holy Spirit, Come (Epiclesis)

Music by Jennifer Gillan © 2008

Listen to it sung in two parts 

Listen to the top part sung on its own

Listen to the top part sung with the piano playing the bottom part

Listen to the bottom part sung on its own

Listen to the bottom part sung with the piano playing the top part


Glory be to you, O God (Gloria Patri)

Words adapted from traditional texts by Nathan Nettleton. Music by Jennifer Gillan © 2008

Listen to it sung in two parts 

Listen to the top part sung on its own

Listen to the top part sung with the piano playing the bottom part

Listen to the bottom part sung on its own

Listen to the bottom part sung with the piano playing the top part


Only One is Holy

Words adapted from traditional texts by Nathan Nettleton. Music by Jennifer Gillan © 2008

Listen to it sung in top and bottom parts sung together

Listen to the top and middle parts sung together 

Listen to the top (main melody) part sung on its own

Listen to the middle part sung on its own

Listen to the bottom part sung on its own


Lamb of God (Agnus Dei)

Words traditional – translation by ELLC. Music by Jennifer Gillan © 2011

Listen to it sung