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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]


January 29, 2012 – Epiphany 4 (Proper 4)

Festal Mattins


Rondeau Henry Purcell

Air Henry Purcell

Minuets G.P.Telemann

Rondeau G.P.Telemann

The St. James Orchestra

Processional Hymn: 306 (Richmond) O for a thousand tongues to sing

Orchestra: Father of Heaven G.F.Handel

Hymn: 524 (Aurelia) O Christ, the great foundation

Psalm: 147: 1-12,21c (choir)

Te Deum paraphrase: 332 Thee we adore…

Benedictus paraphrase: 11 Blessed be the God of Israel (to Forest Green: 427)

Choir Anthem: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring J.S.Bach

Offertory Hymn: 555 (Salzburg) O God of Bethel, by whose hand [in D]

Closing Hymn: 560 (Moscow) God, whose almighty word

Postlude: Trumpet Tune and Air Henry Purcell


January 22, 2012 – Epiphany 3 (Proper 3)


Grave and Adagio Felix Mendelssohn

Adagio Felix Mendelssohn

Processional Hymn: 111 (Neander) Herald! Sound the note ot judgement

Anthem: In Heavenly Love Abiding Felix Mendelssohn

Offertory Hymn: 156 (Dundee) The people that in darkness sat

Communion Andante tranquillo Felix Mendelssohn

Communion Hymn: 431 (Breslau) Take up your cross, the Saviour said

Closing Hymn: 572 (Concord) Let there be light

Postlude Allegro maestoso e vivace Felix Mendelssohn


January 15, 2012 2nd Epiphany – Proper 2


Interlude Harold Darke

In Green Pastures Harold Darke

Processional Hymn: 385 (Uttingen) Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Psalm 139: 1-5, 12-17

Anthem: In the bleak mid-winter Harold Darke

Offertory Hymn: 505 (Slane) Be thou my vision

Communion: “We Love Thine Altar, Lord” Henry Coleman

Communion Hymn: 439 (Franconia) Blest Are the Pure in Heart

Closing Hymn: 599 (Church Triumphant) Awake! Awake! Fling off the night

Postlude: Postlude on “Fairest Lord Jesus” Alice Jordan


January 8, 2012 – Baptism of the Lord – Proper 1


Jesus Christ, Our Saviour Dietrich Buxtehude

Christ Our Lord to Jordan Came Dietrich Buxtehude

Christ Our Lord to Jordan Came J. S. Bach

Processional Hymn: 162 (Salsburg) Sing of God made manifest

Psalm 29

Anthem: On Jordan’s Bank English, arr. Archer

On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry

Announces that the Lord is nigh.

Offertory Hymn: 45 (Wie lieblich is der Maien) Down Galilee’s slow roadways

Communion: Fantasia in C J.S.Bach

Communion Hymn: 70 (Maryton) Jesus, the joy of loving hearts

Closing Hymn: 163 (St. Venantius) When Christ’s appearing was made known

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in Bb J.S.Bach


January 1, 2012 – The Naming of Jesus


The Old Year Now Has Passed Away J.S.Bach

In Dulci Jubilo J.S.Bach

In Dulci Jubilo Buxtehude

Processional Hymn: 375 (King’s Weston) At the name of Jesus

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

Communion: Pastorale J.S.Bach

Communion Hymn: 137 (Greensleeves) What Child Is This?

Closing Hymn: 140 (Carol) It came upon a midnight clear

Postlude: Fantasia in G J.S.Bach