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CHRISTMAS EVE 2014
All Services take place in the Church

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

Wednesday 24 December, 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 (b.1919)
…..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
…..Infant holy, Infant lowly, Polish carol, arranged by David V. Willcocks
…..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)

Wednesday 24 December, 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 & Patrick Allen, organ

In dulci jubilo…….Anonymous Moravian Setting

Sonata 1, “The Annunciation”…….Heinrich Biber (1644-1704)
…….Praeludium, Variatio, Aria, Variatio, Adagio, Finale

Chantons je vous prie , Puer nobis nascitur…….Jean-François Dandrieu (c.1682- 1738)
Mary's Song - full scene - cropped

In dulci jubilo…….Anonymous Moravian Setting

Concerto in D……..Giuseppe Torelli (c.1658-1709)
………Allegro; Adagio-Presto-Adagio; Allegro

Il fait bon Aimer, Il n’est rien de plus Tendre……..Jean-François Dandrieu

In dulci jubilo……Anonymous Moravian Setting

Prelude to “Te Deum” ………Marc-Antonie Charpentier (1643-1704)

Si c’est pour ôter la vie…….Jean-François Dandrieu

In dulci jubilo…….Anonymous Moravian Setting

Sonata in D……..Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
…….Allegro; Adagio; Allegro;

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, arranged by David V. Willcocks 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)

Thursday 25 December, 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, arranged by David V. Willcocks (b.1919)
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 28 December 2014, The Sunday after Christmas
Morning Prayer 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

Jubilate……..Anglican Chant (W. Russell)

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

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

Grace at Christmas Luster Scan 1956 - Copy