Christmas Eve 2015, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Patrick Allen Program

The People of Grace Church in New York wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and invite you to worship with us over the Holiday Season.

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

CHRISTMAS EVE 2015
All Services take place in the Church

4:00 p.m., The amazing and vibrant Annual Christmas Pageant

8:00 p.m. Christmas Eve,
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – The Choir of Men and Boys with The Girls’ Choir

7:30 Festival Music for the Organ
Patrick Allen, organ

Trio super: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her, BWV 663…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her, BWV 662
…..Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her, BWV 664

Gesu Bambino…….Pietro Yon (1886-1943)

A Suite of French Noels…….Jean-François Dandrieu (ca.1682-1738)
…..Puer nobis nascitur, Chantons je vous prie,
…..Il n’est rien de plus Tendre, Si c’est pour ôter la vie, Quand le Sauveur Jesus Christ

Three settings of “In dulci Jubilo”…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c. 1637-1707)
…….Johann Sebastian Bach

HYMNS, Once in royal David’s city…….IRBY, Descant by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
…..O come, all ye faithful…….ADESTE FIDELES, Descant by David V. Willcocks
…..God rest you merry, gentlemen…….GOD REST YOU MERRY
…..Joy to the world!…….ANTIOCH
…..O little town of Bethlehem…….ST. LOUIS
…..What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES
…..Silent night, holy night…….STILLE NACHT
…..Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN, Descant by David V. Willcocks

CAROLS, Adam lay ybounden…….Boris Ord (1897-1961)
…..Ding dong! Merrily on high…….16th cent. French tune, arranged by David V. Willcocks
…..Gabriel’s message, Basque Carol, arranged by David V. Willcocks
…..The Infant King, Basque Noël, arranged by David V. Willcocks
…..The Virgin Mary had a baby Boy, arranged by Robert De Cormier
…..Sir Christèmas, William Mathias (1934-1992)
…..“See amid the winter’s snow”……. John Goss (1800-1880) arranged by David V. Willcocks

Postlude, Choral Fantasy on In dulci jubilo, BWV 792…….Johann Sebastian Bach
……..Noël sur les Grand Jeux…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve,
The First Eucharist of Christmas, Rite I – The Adult Choir

10:30 Festival Music for Organ and Baroque Trumpet & Violin
John Thiessen, baroque trumpet, Cynthia Roberts baroque violin, Allen Whear, baroque cello & Patrick Allen, organ

Mary's Song - full scene - cropped

In dulci jubilo…….Anonymous Moravian Setting

Sonata in D, Grave; Allegro…….Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)

From Sonate in D, Op.1/13, Larghetto…….Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759)

Sonata in D, Allegro; Allegro…….Arcangelo Corelli

Concerto in D, Allegro…….Giuseppe Torelli (c.1658-1709)

From Sonate in D, BWV 1028, Adagio…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Concerto in D, Allegro…….Giuseppe Torelli

From Sonate in F, Op.1/12, Adagio, Allegro…….Georg Friedrich Handel

Sonata in D, Grave; Allegro; Adagio; Allegro…….Petronio Franceschini (1651-1680)

The Service:

Hymns 83, O come, all ye faithful…….ADESTE FIDELES
…….96, Angels we have heard on high…….GLORIA
…….79, O little town of Bethlehem…….ST. LOUIS
…….115, What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES
…….105, God rest you merry, gentlemen…….GOD REST YOU MERRY
…….111, Silent night…….STILLE NACHT
…….87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN
Offertory Anthem, Sussex Carol…….English Traditional Carol, arr. by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
Sanctus & Agnus Dei…….George Malcolm Missa ad Præsepe (1917-1997)
At the Communion, Anthem, All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b. 1945)
Carols from hymn list
Postlude: Noël Grand Jeu et Duo…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Christmas Morning, Holy Communion, Rite I
11:00 o’clock a.m.
The Adult Choir

Hymns 83, O come, all ye faithful…….ADESTE FIDELES
…….96, Angels we have heard on high…….GLORIA
…….100, Joy to the world!…….ANTIOCH
…….115, What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES
…….107, Good Christian friends, rejoice…….IN DULCI JUBILO
…….87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN

Psalm 98: 1-6. Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (I. A. Atkins)
Offertory Anthem, Sussex Carol…….English Traditional Carol, arr. by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
Sanctus & Agnus Dei…….George Malcolm Missa ad Præsepe (1917-1997)
At the Communion, Anthem, …..Ding dong! Merrily on high…….16th cent. French tune, arranged by David V. Willcocks

Prelude: Gesu Bambino…….Pietro Yon (1886-1943)
Postlude: Noël Grand Jeu et Duo…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Sunday 27 December 2015, The Sunday after Christmas
Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN
…….96, Angels we have heard on high…….GLORIA
…….112, In the bleak midwinter…….CRANHAM
…….84, Love came down at Christmas…….GARTAN
…….100, Joy to the world!…….ANTIOCH

Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Psalm 147: 12-20.Laudate Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

Anthem, Where do Christmas songs begin…….Malcolm Archer (b.1952)
Anthem, The Infant King…….Basque Noël, arranged by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)

Prelude, Noël sur les Flutes…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)
Postlude, Noël Suisse…….Louis-Claude Daquin

Grace at Christmas Luster Scan 1956 - Copy

Categories: Updates | Posted on December 15, 2015 at 9:02 AM

Share This Story: RSS Facebook Twitter Google del.icio.us Stumble Upon Digg Reddit

close window

Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

map
6654 Main Street
Wonderland, AK 45202
(513) 555-7856