St Michael and All Angels

Observatory, Cape Town

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Christmas Cycle 2019-2020

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Service Lists

A comprehensive list of the music performed during the Christmas Cycle 2019 - 2020


Sunday, 1 December, 2019
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

King Jesus hath a garden - trad. Dutch, arr. Wood

'Twas in the year that King Uzziah died - harm. Wood
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding! - Merton
Long ago prophets knew
 - arr. Malcolm Archer

Jesus Christ the apple tree - Elizabeth Poston
Sleepers wake! the watch-cry pealeth - Wachet auf
The Carol of the Advent - arr. Martin Shaw

There is no rose of such virtue - Joubert
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus
The angel Gabriel - arr Malcolm Archer

Our Blessed Lady's Dream - Irish
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
The Cherry Tree Carol - arr. Stephen Cleobury

O nata lux - Morten Lauridsen



O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel

Organ Postlude : Chorale Prelude, In dulci jubilo - J.S. Bach
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Sunday, 8 December, 2019
Advent II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting :An Anglican Folk Mass - Shaw

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Grad :
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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
Thou, whose almighty word - Moscow

Vetter : Chorale Prelude, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
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Sunday, 15 December, 2019
Advent III
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector

Propers :
Service :
Motet :

Int :
Grad :
Off :
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Rec :
Gaudete
Mass in G minor - Vaughan Williams
Rejoice in the Lord alway - 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
When came in flesh the incarnate word - Walsall
Hills of the north, rejoice - Little Cornard

Vaughan Williams : Prelude on 'Rhosymedre'
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Sunday, 22 December, 2019
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting :An Anglican Folk Mass - Shaw

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Tuesday, 24 December, 2019

THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD

11.30pm High Mass of Midnight:
(The Rev the Rector)

Propers :
Service :
Carols :

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
Dominus Dixit 
Darke in F
Myn liking (Terry); The infant King (Willcocks); Ding, dong!
 merrily on high (Wood); Silent night (Grüber)

Hark! the herald angels sing - Mendelssohn
While shepherds washed their feet by night - Winchester Old
It came upon the midnight clear
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
O come, all ye faithful - Adeste fideles 

Widor  : Toccata, from Symphony for Organ No 5 in F minor
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Wednesday, 25 December, 2019

THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
10.30am High Mass of Christmas:
(The Rev the Rector)

Propers :
Service :

Carols :


Int :
Grad :
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Com :
Rec :
Puer nobis
Missa brevis in F, K.192 - Mozart
(Antoinette Huyssens, Vasti Knoesen, Willem Bester, Keaton Manwaring) 
In dulcimer jubilee (Pearsall); Quelle est cette odeur agréable (Willcocks) We wish you a merry Christmas
 (Warrell).

O come, all ye faithful - Adeste fideles
Of the Father's heart begotten- Divinum mysterious
Christians, awake!
 salute the happy morn - Yorkshire
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
Hark the herald angels sing - Mendelssohn

Bach : Chorale Prelude, In dulci jubilo
Messiaen: Les enfants de Dieu, from La Nativité de Seigneur 
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   The Choir is on vacation. Choral services resume on Sunday, 2 February, 2020, being Candlemas.
 

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Sunday, 29 December, 2019
Christmas I
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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Grad :
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Com :
Rec :
While shepherds watched their flocks by night - Winchester Old
I sing the birth was born tonight - Ach Herr
Of the Father's love begotten - Divinum mysterium
Behold, the great Creator makes - Kilmarnock
Shepherds, in the field abiding - Shepherds in the field
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Sunday, 5 January, 2020
Christmas II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Rec :
Hark! the herald-angels sing
Of the Father's love begotten - Divinum mysterium
O come, all ye faithful - Adeste fideles
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
Behold, the great Creator makes - Kilmarnock
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Sunday, 12 January, 2020
Epiphany I
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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Grad :
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Com :
Rec :
Brightest and best of the sons of the morning - Epiphany
The heavenly Child in stature grows - Tallis
From the eastern mountains - Everton
Thou whom shepherds worshipped - Quem pastores
Earth has many a noble city - Stuttgart

Leighton : Fanfare
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Sunday, 19 January, 2020
Epiphany II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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Rec :
O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness - Was lebet
How vain the cruel Herod's fear - Ely
Songs of thankfulness and praise - St Edmund
O Thou whom shepherds worshipped - Wuem pastores
As with gladness men of old - Dix

Handel : March from 'Scipio'
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Sunday, 26 January, 2020
Epiphany III
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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Grad :
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Com :
Rec :
O help us, Lord! each hour of need - St Botolph
Put thou thy trust in God - St Michael
For the beauty of the earth - Dix
The people that in darkness sat - Dundee
The heavenly Child in stature grows - Tallis

J.S. Bach : Prelude in G
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Sunday, 2 February, 2020
THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE, also known as
THE PURIFICATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
10.00am High Mass:
(The Ven the Rector)

Propers :
Nunc dimittis :
Service :

Motet :


Int :
Grad :
Off :
Com :
Proc :
Suscepimus
from The Short Service - Gibbons
Missa brevis in F (Jugendmesse)
(Antoinette Huyssen, Vasti Knoesen)
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

Karg-Elert : Chorale-Improvisation, Nun danket alle Gott

7.00pm Solemn Evensong and Benediction

Preces :
Service :
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
Alleluia, song of sweetness - Alleluia, dulce Carmen

 Murrill : Carillon
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Sunday, 9 February, 2020
Septuagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

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

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Sunday, 16 February, 2020
Sexagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg

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Service :
Motet :

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Rec :
Exsurge, quare
Darke in A minor
Thou visitest the earth and blessest it - Greene

Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us - Mannheim
Who would true valour see - Monk's Gate
Praise to the Holiest in the height - Gerontius
Jesu, lover of my soul - Hollingside
Lord, her watch thy Church is keeping - Everton

Buxtehude : Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor
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Sunday, 23 February, 2020
Quinquagesima
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D
 

Int :
Grad :
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Com :
Rec :
O Holy Ghost, thy people bless - St Timothy
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost - Charity
Love divine, all loves excelling - Love Divine
Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed - St Cuthbert
Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove - Hawkhurst

Walford-Davies : Solemn Melody
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