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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]

 

December 26, 2004 First after Christmas 9:15am

Prelude: Adagio Franz Josef Haydn

Rebecca Li, cello

Processional Hymn: 121 (Forest Green) O little town of Bethlehem

Gradual Hymn: 130 (Marys Child) Born in the night

Offertory Hymn: 151 (Olwen) All poor folk and humble

Communion: Pastorale J.S.Bach

Recessional Hymn: 145 (Tempus Adest Floridum) Good King Wenceslas

Postlude: From Heaven Above to Earth I Come Johann Pachelbel

 

December 25, 2004- Christmas 10:30am

Prelude: Quatre Nols Cesar Franck

Nol Angevin

Vieux Nol

Vieux Nol

Nol Angevin

Processional Hymn: 126 (Cradle Song) Away in a manger

Gradual Hymn: 123 (Irby) Once in Davids royal city

Offertory Hymn: 120 (St. Louis) O little town of Bethlehem

Communion: Deux Nols Alexandre Guilmant

Recessional Hymn: 146 (Une jeune pucelle) Twas in the moon of wintertime

Postlude: Vieux Nol Cesar Franck

 

December 24, 2004 Christmas Eve Choral Eucharist 10:30pm

Preludes:

Noel IV Claude Daquin

Noel: O Jour Glorieux Claude Balbastre

Candle-Lighting Hymn: 119 (Stille Nacht) Silent Night

Invitatory: O come let us worship

Processional Hymn: 118 (Adeste Fidelis) O come, all ye faithful Verses 1- 5a

Christmas Anthem

Collect

First Reading: Isaiah 52:7-10

Anthem: Sussex Carol English Carol/arr. Willcocks

Second Reading: Hebrews 1:1-4

Sequence: Hymn 132 (Divinum Mysterium) vss. 1-3 Of eternal love begotten

Gospel: John 1:1-14

Sequence: Hymn 132 (Divinum Mysterium) vss. 4-6 Of eternal love begotten

Sermon

Creed

Offertory Hymn: 148 (See Amid the Winter's Snow)

Communion:

Meditation on O Little One Sweet Eric Thiman

O Little One Sweet J.S. Bach

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Johannes Brahms

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Jacob Praetorius

What Child Is This English Carol

Recessional Hymn: 145 (Antioch) Joy to the world

Postlude: Noel Suiss Claude Daquin

 

December 24, 2004 Family and Children's Eucharist 4:30pm

Prelude: Christmas Concerto Arcangelo Corelli

VivaceGrave

Adagio-Allegro-Adagio

Vivace

Allegro

Pastorale

The St. James Orchestra

Processional Hymn: 135 (Iris) Shepherds in the fields abiding

The Gathering page 3

Collect

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7

New Testament Reading: Titus 2:11-14

Anthem: Midnight Mark and Helen Johnson

The Junior Choir

Gospel: Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

Pageant - the Sunday School

Anthem: Let Me Tell You About a Baby Calypso Carol/arr. Mark & Helen Johnson

The Sunday School Singers

The Creed

Prayers of the People

Confession and Absolution

Offertory Hymn: 138 Hark! The herald angels sing

Eucharistic Prayer 5

Lord's Prayer

Communion: Medley of Carols: Betty Rice (piano)

Prayer after Communion

Recessional Hymn: 154 Joy to the World

Postlude:

Angels We Have Heard on High

The First Nowell the Angels Did Say

The St. James Orchestra

 

The St. James Orchestra

Violins: Pauline and David Josey, Amanda and Karen Li, Brianna Nickerson, Erika Lowe, Tahnee Stoodley, Alice and David White;

Violin and Flute: Maria Josey;

Viol and Recorder: Doreen Wong;

Cello: Rebecca Li and Patrick Heatherley;

Cello and Oboe: Sarah Edwards;

Flutes: Heather MacDonald and Mary Anne White;

Clarinet: Mary Ann McGinn

 

December 19, 2004 - A Service of Lessons and Carols

Preludes: Chorale Preludes on "In Dulci Jubilo" (Hymn 153)

Johann Gottfried Walther

J.S.Bach

Dietrich Buxtehude

Flor Peeters

Processional Hymn: 114 (Helmsley) Lo! He comes with clouds descending

Collect

First Lesson: Genesis 3: 8-15

God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of the woman shall bruise the serpent's head.

Anthem:

The Lord at First Did Adam Make English Carol/arr. Willcocks

Second Lesson: Jeremiah 23: 5-6

The Lord promises to send his people a righteous King, a Branch of the Tree of Jesse

Anthem:
Lo, How a Rose Is Blooming Jacob Praetorius

Third Lesson: Haggai 2: 6-9

The Prophet Haggai fortells the advent of the desire of all nations.

Anthem:

Long Ago, Prophets Knew German Carol/arr. Archer

Fourth Lesson: Isaiah 40: 1-5

The prophet proclaims the good news to a people in exile.

Anthem:

O Come, O Come Emmanuel Plainsong/arr. Willcocks

Fifth Lesson: Luke 1: 26-35, 38

The angel Gabriel salutes the Virgin Mary.

Anthem:

The Angel Gabriel Basque Carol/arr.Kirk

Sixth Lesson: Mark 1: 1-11

John the Baptist proclaims the coming of the Kingdom of God.

Anthem:

O Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry German Hymn/arr. Archer

Seventh Lesson: Matthew 1: 18-23

The Apostle tells of the birth of Christ.

Anthem:

In Dulci Jubilo (Now Sing We Now, Rejoice) German/arr. Dietrich Buxtehude

Offertory Hymn: 97 (Tantum Ergo) Jesus came, the heavens adoring

Responsory

Collect

Blessing

Recessional Hymn: 143 (Regent Square) Angels from the realms of glory

Postlude: From Heaven Above to Earth He Came Johann Pachelbel

 

December 12, 2004 Third Advent

Prelude: Brightly Shines the Coming Star Dietrich Buxtehude

Processional Hymn: 101 (Crger) Hail to the Lord's anointed

Anthem: Prepare Thyself, Zion J.S. Bach

Prepare thyself, Zion, with tender affection,

The purest, the fairest, this day to receive.

Offertory Hymn: 111 (Neander [Unser Herrscher]) Herald, sound the note of judgement

Communion:

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Johannes Brahms

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Michael Praetorius

Recessional Hymn: 48 (Picardy) Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Postlude: Canzona Dietrich Buxtehude

 

December 5, 2004 Second Advent

Prelude: Magnificat Octavi Toni Samuel Scheidt

Processional Hymn: 108 (Merton) Hark! A herald voice is sounding

Anthem: A Shoot Shall Come Forth Richard Horn

Offertory Hymn: 106 (Ascension) There's a voice in the wilderness crying

Communion:

Magnificat germanice Jacob Praetorius

Magnificat W. H. Havergal

Recessional Hymn: 116 (Irish) "Your kingdom come"-on bended knee

Postlude: Toccata Matthias Weckmann