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Christmas Cycle 2017-2018

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Service Lists

A comprehensive list of the music performed during the Christmas Cycle 2017 - 2018


Sunday, 3 December, 2017
ADVENT SUNDAY
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg

Propers :
Service :
Anthem :

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
Ad te levavi
Missa in tempore Adventus et Quadragesimae - Michael Haydn
Adam lay ybounden - Ord

The advent of our King - St Thomas
Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes - Bristol
Lo, he comes with clouds descending - Helmsley
Creator of the starry height - Conditor alme
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
Carol :
Hymn :
Carol :
4th Lesson
Carol :
Hymn :
Carol :
5th Lesson
Carol :
Responsory
Collect
Blessing
Hymn :
Matin Responsory - G.P. da Palestrina
Come, thou Redeemer of the earth - Veni, Redemptor gentium

Christ the Apple Tree - Stanford Scriven

'Twas in the year that King Uzziah died - harm. Wood
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding! - Merton
Rorate celi desuper
- Irish

Es sungen drei Engel - trad. German arr. Irish
Sleepers wake! the watch-cry pealeth - Wachet auf
King Jesus hath a garden - trad. Dutch, harm. Wood

There is no rose of such virtue - Anon.
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus
Gabriel's Message - trad. Basque, arr. Willcocks

Ave Maria - Rachmaninov
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
Our Lady's Dream - Irish

The Cherry Tree Carol - trad. English, arr. Cleobury



O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel

Organ Postlude : Fantasia on Veni Emmanuel - Alex Rowley
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Sunday, 10 December, 2017
Advent II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Beverley Johnson)

Congregational setting : An Anglican Folk Mass - Shaw

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
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
Hills of the north, rejoice - Little Cornard

7.00pm A Procession with Carols for Advent
(at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Flight into Egypt) Congregational setting :
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Sunday, 17 December, 2017
Advent III
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Propers :
Service :
Motet :

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
Gaudete
Missa super Dixit Maria - Hassler
This is the record of John - Gibbons

Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding - Merton
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
The Kingdom come! on bended knee - Irish

J.S. Bach : Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660
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Sunday, 24 December, 2017
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Derek Pratt)

Congregational setting : A Folk Mass - Shaw
  
Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
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

Purcell : Rondeau, from "Abdelazar"
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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
Sunday, 24 December, 2017
11.30pm Solemn Mass of Midnight
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

 

Propers :
Service :
Motet :
Carols :

Proc :
Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Carol at the Crib :
Rec :
Dominus dixit
Darke in F
Myn liking - Terry
The infant King; 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

Widor : Toccata, from Fifth Organ Symphony


Monday, 25 December, 2017
10.30am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Propers :
Service :

Motet :
Carol during Communion :

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com:
Rec :
Final carol :
Puer natus est
Missa brevis in G-dur, K.140 - Mozart
(Antoinette Blyth, Jolene McLeland, Willem Bester, Charles Ainslie)
On this day earth shall ring - Hylton-Stewart
Il est né, le Divin Enfant;;

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)

Messiaen : Dieu parmi nous, from La Nativité
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The Choir is on vacation. Choral services resume with an orchestral high mass for the Feast of Candlemass on 4 February, 2018

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Sunday, 31 December, 2017
Christmas I
10.00am Low Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :

Rec :
While shepherds watched their flocks by night - Winchester Old
Of the Father's love begotten - Divinum mysterium
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
In the bleak mid-winter - Cranham
Desseins éternels - Messiaen
Behold, the great Creator makes - Kilmarnock

Handel : Coro, from "Water Music"
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Sunday, 7 January, 2018
THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :

Rec :
O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness - Was lebet
Earth has many a noble city - Stuttgart
Brightest and best of the sons of the morning - Epiphany
The people that in darkness sat - Dundee
Andante tranquillo, from "The Capriol Suite" - Warlock
As with gladness men of old - Dix

Rawsthorne : Fanfare
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Sunday, 14 January, 2018
Epiphany II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :

Rec :
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
Prelude in the Phrygian Mode - Tallis
Fill thou my life, O Lord my God - Richmond

Vierne : Cathédrales, from Pièces de Fantaisie
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Sunday, 21 January, 2018
Epiphany III
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :

Rec :
Be thou my guardian and my guide - Abridge
Immortal love for ever full - Bishopthorpe
For the beauty of the eart - Dix
Jesu, gentlest Saviour - Eucharisticus
Chorale Prelude, Liebster Jesu - J.S. Bach
Alleluia, song of sweetness - Alleluia, dulce carmen

Franck : Chorale No 3 in A minor
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Sunday, 28 January, 2018
Septuagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
Creator of the world, to thee - St Gregory
Fight the good fight with all thy might - Duke Street
O worship the King - Hanover
O Lord Jesus, I adore thee - St Thomas
Lord, her watch thy Church is keeping - Everton

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Sunday, 4 February, 2018
THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE
(CANDLEMASS)
10.30am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Candle Blessing :
Propers :
Service :

Motet :

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
Nunc dimittis, from the Service in C- Stanford
Suscepimus
Missa Brevis in F ("Jugendmesse") - Haydn
(Beverley Chiat, 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
Shall we not love thee, Mother dear - St Agnes
The heavenly child in stature grows - Tallis

Howells : Rhapsody No 3

7.00pm Solemn Evensong and Benediction
 

Preces :
Service :
Anthem :

Psalm :
Office hymn :
Hymn :
Byrd
Stanford in C
There shall a star from Jacob come forth - Mendelssohn

48 (Chant : Robinson)
O Sion, open wide thy gates - Bristol
Songs of thankfulness and praise - St Edmund

Mendelssohn : Andante tranquillo, from Sonata No 3 in A major
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Sunday, 11 February, 2018
Quinquagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
O Holy Ghost, thy people bless - St Timothy
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost - Charity
Love divine, all loves excelling - Love Divine
Breathe on me, Breath of God - Trentham
Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove - Hawkhurst

J.S. Bach : Prelude in D major, BWV 532
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Sunday, 24 December, 2017
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Derek Pratt)



 

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