St Michael and All Angels

Observatory, Cape Town

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Christmas Cycle 2020-2021

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 Service Lists


A comprehensive list of the music performed during the Christmas Cycle 2020 - 2021


Sunday, 29 November, 2020
ADVENT SUNDAY
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting :

Grad :
Off :
Com :
An Anglican Folk Mass - Shaw

Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes
Lo, he comes with clouds descending - Helmsley
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus

J.S. Bach : Chorale Prelude, Wachet auf!
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Sunday, 6 December, 2020
Advent II
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

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Service :
Motet :

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Com :
Populus Sion
Messa a 4 da Capella - Monteverdi
There is no rose - Anon. (14th cent.)

The advent of our King - St Thomas
Lo, he comes with clouds descending - Helmsley
When came in flesh the incarnate Word - Walsall

Brahms : Chorale Prelude, Es ist eín' Ros'


7.00pm A PROCESSION WITH CAROLS FOR ADVENT

Processional :
Bidding Prayer
Our Father
Carol :
1st Lesson
Carol :
Hymn :
Carol :
2nd Lesson
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Hymn :
Carol :
3rd Lesson
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Hymn :
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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 - harm. Wood
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding! - Merton
Long ago prophets knew
 - arr. Malcolm Archer

Remember, O thou man - Melismata (1611)
The Lord will come and not be slow - St Stephen
Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen - trad. harm. Michael Praetorius

There is no rose of such virtue - Joubert
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus
Gabriel's Message - arr David Willcocks

On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
Out blessed Lady's dream - trad. arr. Deon Irish

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - trad. arr. David Willcocks



O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel

Organ Postlude : Fantasia on Veni Emmanuel - Eric Rowley
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Sunday, 13 December, 2020
Advent III
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector

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Gaudete
Missa in tempore Adventus - Michael Haydn
Rejoice in the Lord alway - Purcell

On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry - Winchester New
O come, O come, Emmanuel - Veni Emmanuel
Come, thou long-expected Jesus - Cross of Jesus

Purcell : Trumpet Tune
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Sunday, 20 December, 2020
Advent IV
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev Fr Tony Hogg)

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Service :
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Memento nostri
Short Communion Service in the Phrygian Mode - Wood
The truth from above - Vaughan Williams

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

J.S. Bach : 'Slumber Song', from Christmas Oratorio
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Friday, 25 December, 2020
THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

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Carols :



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Final carol :
Puer natus est
Darke in F
Away in a manger - arr, Willcocks
There is no rose - Joubert
Unto us is born a son - Arr. Llewellyn

O come, all ye faithful - Adeste fidelis
It came upon the midnight clear - Noel

We wish you a merry Christmas (arr Warrell)

J.S. Bach : Chorale Prelude, In dulci jubilo, BWV 729;

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The Choir is on vacation. Choral services resume on 24 January, 2021

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Sunday, 27 December, 2020
THE FEAST OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
10.00am High Mass:
(The Rev the Rector)

Congregational setting : Wilson in D

Grad :
Off :
Com :
Word supreme, before creation - Winchester Old
O little town of Bethlehem - Forest Green
Of the Father's love begotten - Divinum mysterium

Daquin : Noël Suisse
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