St Michael and All Angels

Observatory, Cape Town

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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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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

Sunday, 24 December, 2017
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Derek Pratt)

Congregational setting : A Folk Mass - Shaw
 

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)

Messiean : 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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