St Michael and All Angels

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Christmas Cycle 2014-2015

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Service Lists

A comprehensive list of the music performed during the Christmas Cycle 2014 - 2015


Sunday, 30 November, 2014
ADVENT SUNDAY
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector

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Rec :
Ad te levavi
Missa in tempore Adventus - Michael Haydn
Remember, O thou man - trad. harm. Vaughan Williams

The advent of our King - St Thomas
Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes - Bristol
Lo, he comes with clouds descending - Helmsley
Thy kingdom come! on bended knee - Irish
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding! - Merton

Bach : Chorale Prelude, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645


7.00pm A PROCESSION WITH CAROLS ON ADVENT SUNDAY

Processional :
Bidding Prayer
Our Father
Carol :
1st Lesson
Carol :
Hymn :
Carol :
2nd Lesson
Carol :
Hymn :
Carol :
3rd Lesson
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Hymn :
4th Lesson
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Carol :
5th Lesson
Carol :
Responsory
Collect
Blessing
Hymn :
Matin Responsory - G.P. da Palestrina
Come, thou Redeemer of the earth - Veni, Redemptor gentium

Adam lay ybounden - Ord

'Twas in the year that King Uzziah died
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding!
- Merton
Long ago, prophets knew
- tune Piae Cantiones, arr. Malcom Archer

Es sungen drei Engel - German mediaeval, arr. Irish
Sleepers wake! the watch-cry pealeth - Wachet auf
Es ist ein'Ros'entsprungen - German mediaeval, arr. Praetorius

There is no rose - John Joubert
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus

Gabriel's Message - trad. arr. Willcocks
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
Joys Seven - English 15th century, harmonized by Martin Shaw (1875-1958)

O nata lux - Office Hymn for the Transfiguration, set by Morten Lauridsen (b.1943)



O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel

Organ Postlude : Fantasia on Veni Emmanuel - Alec Rowley
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Sunday, 7 December, 2014
Advent II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : A Folk Mass - Shaw

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The Lord will come and not be slow - St Stephen
Lord, thy word abideth - Ravenshaw
Lo, he comes with clouds descending - Helmsley
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus
Thou, whose almighty word - Moscow

Karg-Elert : Chorale Prelude, O Ewigkeit, from Op 65
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Sunday, 14 December, 2014
Advent III
Corporate Mass of the Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

 

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Gaudete
Mass for four voices - Byrd
Rejoice in the Lord alway - 16th cent. anon.

Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding - Merton
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
O Come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel
Creator of the starry height - Conditor alme
Hills of the north, rejoice - Little Cornard

Mendelssohn : Con moto maestoso, from Sonata in A major, Op 65 No 3
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Sunday, 21 December, 2014
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : A Folk Mass - Shaw

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The advent of our King - St Thomas
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel
When came in flesh the incarnate Word - Walsall
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus

Rowley : Fantasia on Veni Emmanuel
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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
Wednesday, 24 December, 2014
11.30pm Solemn Mass of Midnight
(The Rev the Rector)

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Carols during Communion :

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Carol at the Crib :
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Dominus dixit
Missa O quam gloriosum est regnum - Victoria
O nata lux - Lauridsen
Ding, dong! merrily on high


Once in royal David's city - Irby
Hark! the herald angels sing - Mendelssohn
While shepherds watched their flocks by night - Winchester Old
It came upon a midnight clear - Noel
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
Silent Night
O come, all ye faithful - Adeste fideles

J.S. Bach : Chorale Prelude, In dulci jubilo


Thursday, 25 December, 2014
10.30am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

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Carols during Communion :

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Final carol :
Puer natus est
Missa Sancti Nicolai - Joseph Haydn
(Beverley Chiat, Violina Anguelov, Willem Bester, George Stevens)
The Infant King (arr Willcocks); Pueri concinite - von Herbeck (orch. Irish)


O come, all ye faithful - Adeste fidelis
Of the Father's love begotten - Divinum mysterium
Christians, awake! salute the happy morn - Yorkshire
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
Hark! the herald angels sing - Mendelssohn
We wish you a merry Christmas (arr Warrell)

Widor : Toccata, from Organ Symphony No 5
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The Choir is on vacation. Choral services resume on 1 February, 2015

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Sunday, 18 January, 2015
Epiphany II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)


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O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! - Was lebet
Thou art the Christ, O Lord - Love unknown
Songs of thankfulness and praise - St Edmund
O Thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray - Song 1
Now thank we all our God - Nun danket

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Sunday, 25 January, 2015
THE FEAST OF THE CONVERSION OF ST PAUL
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)


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Paul the preacher, Paul the poet - Stuttgart
From heaven's height Christ spake to call - Tallis'Canon
We sing the glorious conquest - Ellacombe
How bright these glorious spirits shine - Beatitudo
Captains of the saintly band - University College

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Sunday, 1 February, 2015
Septuagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)


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Creator of the world, to thee - St Gregory
Fight the good fight with all thy might! - Duke Street
O Worship the King all glorious above - Hanover
We pray thee, heavenly Father - Dies Dominica
Songs of praise the angels sang - Northampton

THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE
7.00pm Solemn Evensong and Benediction:

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Anthem :

Psalm :
Office hymn :
Hymn :
Smith of Durham
Walmisley in D minor
Ave Maria - Arcadelt

26 (Chant : Elvey)
O Sion, open wide thy gates - Bristol
Hail to the Lord who comes - Old 120th

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Sunday, 8 February, 2015
THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE
(THE FEAST OF THE PURIFICATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY)
10.30am High Mass:
(The Rector)

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Nunc dimittis,from the Short Service- Gibbons
Suscepimus
Missa Brevis in F ("Jugendmesse") - Haydn
(Beverley Chiat, Violina Anguelov)
Behold, the tabernacle of God - Harris

Hail to the Lord who comes - Old 120th
O Sion, open wide thy gates - Bristol
O Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! - Was lebet
Virgin born, we bow before thee - Genevan Psalm lxxxvi
The God whom earth and sea and sky - St Ambrose


 J.S. Bach : Fugue on Magnificat

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Sunday, 15 February, 2015
Quinquagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D


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Come down, O Love divine - Down Ampney
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost - Charity
Love divine, all loves excelling - Love Divine
Prélude - Franck
Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed - St Cuthbert
O Holy Ghost, thy people bless - St Timothy

Clérambault : Basse et Dessus de Trompette

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