St Michael and All Angels

Observatory, Cape Town

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Christmas Cycle 2016-2017

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Service Lists

A comprehensive list of the music performed during the Christmas Cycle 2016 - 2017


Sunday, 27 November, 2016
ADVENT SUNDAY
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg

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Ad te levavi
Missa in tempore Adventus - Michael Haydn
This is the truth sent from above - 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, O God - St Cecilia
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
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1st Lesson
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Hymn :
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2nd Lesson
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3rd Lesson
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4th Lesson
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5th Lesson
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Responsory
Collect
Blessing
Hymn :
Matin Responsory - G.P. da Palestrina
Come, thou Redeemer of the earth - Veni, Redemptor gentium

This is the truth sent from above - Vaughan Williams

'Twas in the year that King Uzziah died
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding!
- Merton
King Jesus hath a garden
- trad. Dutch arr. Wood

Fum, fum, fum - trad. Spanish arr. Llewellyn
Sleepers wake! the watch-cry pealeth - Wachet auf
Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen - German 15th cent, arr Praetorius

There is no rose of such virtue - Joubert
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
Gabriel's Message - trad. Basque, arr. Willcocks

Joys Seven - trad. arr. Shaw
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus
I sing of a madien - Hadley

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - trad. English, arr, Willcocks



O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel

Organ Postlude : Fantasia on Veni Emmanuel - Alex Rowley
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Sunday, 4 December, 2016
Advent II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Darren Misplon)

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

7.00pm Solemn Evensong and Benediction:

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Psalm :
Office hymn :
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O Salutaris :
Tantum ergo :
Byrd
Short Service - Gibbons
And the glory of the Lord - Handel

67 (Chant : Nares)
Creator of the starry height - Conditor alme
Hail to the Lord's Anointed - Crüger

Hereford
Tantum ergo

Postlude : Improvisation on Conditor alme
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Sunday, 11 December, 2016
Advent III
Corporate Mass of the Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

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

Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding - Merton
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
O Come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel
Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee - Irish
Hills of the north, rejoice - Little Cornard

J.S. Bach : Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660
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Sunday, 18 December, 2016
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Derek Pratt)

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

Praetorius : Verset on 'Alvus tumescit virginis'
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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
Saturday, 24 December, 2016
11.30pm Solemn Mass of Midnight
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

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Carol at the Crib :
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Dominus dixit
Darke in F
In dulci jubilo - Pearsall

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

Bach : Chorale Prelude, In dulci jubilo

Sunday, 25 December, 2016
10.30am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

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Carol during Communion :


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Final carol :
Puer natus est
Missa Sancti Joannis de Deo ("Kleine Orgelmesse"), H.XXII.7 - Joseph Haydn
(Beverley Chiat)
O magnum mysterium - Lauridsen
The Three Kings - Cornelius
(Paul de Thierry)

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 5th Organ Symphony
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The Choir is on vacation. Choral services resume with an orchestral high mass for Candlemas on 5 February, 2017

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Sunday, 8 January, 2017
Epiphany I
10.00am Mass:

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O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! - Was lebet
The heavenly child in stature grows - Tallis
Brightest and best of the sons of the morning - Epiphany
Earth has many a noble city - Stuttgart
As with gladness men of old - Dix

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Sunday, 15 January, 2017
Epiphany II
10.00am Mass:

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The people that in darkness sat - Dundee
Blest are the pure in heart - Franconia
Songs of thankfulness and praise - Salzburg
How glorious is the life above - Brockham
Fill thou my life, O Lord my God - Richmond

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Sunday, 22 January, 2017
Epiphany III
10.00am Mass:

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Be thou my guardian and my guide - Abridge
Immortal love, for ever full - Bishopthorpe
For the beauty of the earth - Dix
Jesu, gentlest Saviour - Eucharisticus
Put thou thy trust in God - St Michael

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Sunday, 29 January, 2017
Epiphany II
10.00am Mass:
 

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Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us - Mannheim
Jesus, lover of my soul - Hollingside
Alleluia! sing to Jesus! - Hyfrydol
Once, only once, and once for all - Albano
Eternal Father, strong to save - Melita

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Sunday, 5 February, 2017
THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE
(CANDLEMASS)
10.30am High Mass:
(The Rev Richard Cogill)

Candle rite:
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Nunc dimittis, from the Service in B flat- Stanford
Suscepimus
Missa Brevis in F ("Jugendmesse") - Haydn
(Antoinette Blyth, Violina Anguelov)
Ave Maria - Arcadelt

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

Dubois : Toccata

7.00pm Solemn Evensong and Benediction

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Psalm :
Office hymn :
Hymn :
Byrd
Stanford in B lfat
Ave verum - Elgar

48 (Chant : Robinson)
O Sion, open wide thy gates - Bristol
Alleluia, song of sweetness - Alleluia, dulce carmen

Bach : Allegro, from Concerto in A minor, BWV 593
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Sunday, 12 February, 2017
Septuagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Beverley Johnson)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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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
O Lord Jesus, I adore thee - St Thomas
Songs of praise the angels sang - Northampton

Handel (arr Drummond Wolff) : Finale, from "Music to the Royal Fireworks"
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Sunday, 19 February, 2017
Sexagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg

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Exsurge, quare
Ireland in C
The Lord hath been mindful of us - S.S. Wesley

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty - Lobe den Herrn
Who would true valour see - Monk's Gate
Praise to the Holiest in the height - Gerontius
Hail true Body, born of Mary - Standish
Lord, her watch thy Church is keeping - Everton

S.S. Wesley : Choral Song
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Sunday, 26 February, 2017
Quinquagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Darron Misplon)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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Come down, O Love divine - Down Ampney
Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove - Hawkhurst
Love divine, all loves excelling - Love Divine
O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace - Tallis
O Holy Ghost, thy people bless - St Timothy

Handel (arr Blake) : Minuet and Trio, from "The Music for the Royal Fireworks"
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