Service Music 2017

Sunday, December 3 | Advent I

9:30 a.m. Sung Eucharist
Music of the mass by Matthew Larkin
Communion motet: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - Eng. trad., arr. M. Shaw

11:00 a.m. Litany in Procession & Choral Eucharist
Organ prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns de Stimme, BWV 645 - J.S. Bach
Music of the mass: Plainsong, Missa V, Kyrie magnae Deus potentiae
Motet: Rorate caeli - William Byrd

7 p.m. Solemn Evensong, Advent Carols in Procession & Devotions
Organ prelude: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen', Johannes Brahms
Matin responsory - Michael McCarthy
Versicles and responses - Bernard Rose
Canticles: Edington Service, Grayston Ives

Carols in procession:

  • Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - Eng. trad. D. Willcocks
  • Hymn to the Virgin - Benjamin Britten
  • There is no rose of such virtue - Philip Stopford

Motet at Devotions: Let all mortal flesh keep silence - Edward Bairstow
Organ postlude: Toccata (Pièces de Fantaisie) - Louis Vierne

 

Sunday, December 10 | Advent II

9:30 a.m. Sung Eucharist
Music of the mass by Matthew Larkin
Motet: Canite tuba - Francesco Guerrero

11 a.m. Choral Eucharist
Organ prelude: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 - J.S. Bach
Music of the mass: Plainsong, Missa XVII, Kyrie salve
Motet: Canite tuba - Palestrina
Organ postlude: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661 - J.S. Bach

7 p.m. Solemn Evensong & Devotions
Organ prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645, J.S. Bach
Canticles: The Short Service - William Byrd
An Advent Prose, mode i
Motet at Devotions: Laetentur caeli - William Byrd

 

December 17 | Advent III

9:30 am Sung Eucharist
TBA

11 am Choral Eucharist
TBA

7 pm Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

Organ prelude: TBA

Entrance hymn: "Once in royal David's city"

Carols and hymns between lessons:

  • Sussex Carol - English traditional, arr. David Willcocks
  • Adam lay ybounden - Words 15th cent.; music by Boris Ord
  • Jesus Christ the apple tree - Words anon., collection of Joshua Smith, New Hampshire, 1784; music by Elizabeth Poston
  • O little town of Bethlehem (Forest Green)
  • A spotless rose - Words 14th cent.; music by Herbert Howells
  • In dulci jubilo - German, arr. R. L. Pearsall
  • In the bleak midwinter - Words by Christina Rossetti; music by Harold Darke
  • God rest you merry, gentlemen - English trad., arr. David Willcocks
  • A babe is born - Words 15th cent.; music by William Mathias
  • O come, all ye faithful (Adeste Fideles)
  • Hark! The herald angels sing (Mendelssohn)

Organ postlude: TBA

 

December 24 | Christmas Eve

11 pm Midnight Mass

Organ prelude: TBA
Music of the mass: Missa ‘Ad præsepe,' George Malcolm
Carol & motet:

  • In the bleak midwinter - Words by Christina Rossetti; music by Harold Darke
  • Hodie Christus natus est - Francis Poulenc 

Organ postlude: TBA