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Music at 10:00am Service

[Hymns Archives]


April 25, 2004 - Easter 3

Prelude: How Brightly Shines the Morning Star (Dietrich Buxtehude)

Processional Hymn: 337 (Arnsberg) God, your glorious presence

Anthem: The Heavens Are Telling (Ludwig van Beethoven)

The heavens are telling the Lord’s great glory,

Through all the earth his praise is found.

The seas reecho the marvelous story:

O man, repeat that glorious sound!

Psalm 19

Offertory Hymn: 364 (Iste Confessor) Splendour and honour


How Brightly Shines the Morning Star (Hymn 622) Nicolai/Bach

Organ settings by J.C.Bach, Armsdorf and Pachelbel

Recessional Hymn: 456 (Lobt Gott, ihr Christen)

He comes to us as one unknown


How Brightly Shines the Morning Star, BWV 739 (J.S. Bach)


April 18, 2004 – Easter 2


Prelude (Theodore Dubois)

Cantilène religieuse (Theodore Dubois)

Processional Hymn: 231 (Lasst uns erfreuen) That eastertide with joy was bright

Anthem: In Joseph's Lovely Garden (Spanish)

In Joseph's lovely garden,

The Lord Christ's tomb was made,

But God sent down his angel,

To roll the stone away.

Offertory Hymn: 228 (O Filii et Filiae) Alleluia! O sons and daughters, verses 1,4-9


He Comes To Us as One Alone {Hymn 456) (J.S. Bach)

Organ versions by Buxtehude, and J.C.Bach

Recessional Hymn: 239 (St.Albinus) Jesus lives! Thy terrors now

Postlude: Fugue in C (J.S. Bach)


April 11, 2004 – Easter

Prelude: Trio Sonata in Bb (Georg Philippe Telemann)




Ericka Low, violin, Patrick Heatherley, oboe

Processional Hymn: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today – (7 verses)

Easter Anthem

Anthem: How Excellent Thy Name (G.F. Handel)

How excellent thy name, O Lord.

In all the world Is known!

Above all heavens O King adored,

Is set your heavenly throne!


Offertory Hymn: 212 (Victory) Alleluia! The strife is o'er


Christ Lay in Bonds of Death (Samuel Scheidt)

Today Arose Christ from the Grave (Michael Praetorius)

We All Rejoice On This Glad Day (Michael Praetorius)

Recessional Hymn: 206 (Llanfair) Christ the Lord is risen today

Postlude: Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke)

Tim Elson, trumpet


April 9, 2004 – Good Friday formal service (12:00)


O Man, Bewail Thy Grevious Sin (J.S. Bach)

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded (J.S. Bach)

Hymn: 198 (Passion Chorale) O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

Hymn 202 (Billman) There is a green hill far away

Anthem: O Come and Mourn with Me Awhile (Giovanni Pergolesi)

Hymn 185 (Oriel) Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle


April 9, 2004 – Good Friday family service (10:00)


Good Friday Hymns

Forty Days and Forty Nights

Cross of Jesus

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

The St. James Orchestra

Hymn: 192 Were You There

Sunday School Anthem: Just After Winter (Colleen Day)


April 8, 2004 – Maundy Thursday

Prelude: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded (Dietrich Buxtehude)

Hymn: 190 (Redhead) Go the dark Gethsemane

Concluding Hymn: 442 (St. Petersburg) Great God, your love has called us here


April 4, 2004 – Palm Sunday

Preludes: Three Preludes on Old Southern Hymns (Gardner Read)

Thou Man of Grief, Remember Me

Alas! And Did My Saviour Bleed?

Do Not I Love Thee, O My Lord?

Processional Hymn: 181 (St. Theodulph) All glory, laud, and honour

Anthem: Jesu, Word of God (W.A. Mozart) (OEA29)

Jesu, Word of God, of the Virgin born,

On the cross thy body for us was torn.

Cleanse us by the blood and water

Streaming from thy pierced side;

Feed us with thy broken body

Now and ‘til the hour of death.

Offertory Hymn: 184 (Love Unknown) My song is love unknown


Meditation on "Jesu, meine Freude" [Jesu, my Joy] (Gardner Read)

There Is a Green Hill Far Away (James Billman)

God So Loved the World (John Stainer)

Recessional Hymn: 182 (Winchester New) Ride on, ride on in majesty

Postlude: The Palms (Gabriel Fauré)