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GRACE CHURCH IN NEW YORK

Sunday Morning at 11:00 o’clock and Special Observances

PENTECOST 2018

Sunday 22 July 2018, Pentecost 9, Proper 11
Amy Bartram, soprano, soloist

Hymns: 618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN
…….375, Give praise and glory unto God…….DU LEBENSBROT, HERR JESU CHRIST
…….Offertory Hymn 621, Light’s abode, celestial Salem…….RHUDDLAN
…….625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH

Psalm 23. Dominus regit me…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “Laudamus Te” from Mass in C Minor…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Prelude Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 525……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Fuga in C……Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 29 July 2018, Pentecost 10, Proper 12
Nicholas Hay, bass, soloist

Hymns: 410, Praise, my soul, the King of heaven…….LAUDA ANIMA
…….447, The Christ who died but rose again…….ST. MAGNUS
…….Offertory Hymn 336, Come with us, O blessed Jesus……..WERDE MUNTER
…….388, O worship the King, all glorious above! ……..HANOVER

Psalm 145: 10-19. Exaltabo te, Deus…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, The King of love my shepherd is…….Charles Gounod, (1818-1893)

Prelude Sheep may safely graze…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Fanfare ……… Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823-1881)

Sunday 5 August 2018, Pentecost 11, Proper 13
Jonathan, Blalock, tenor, soloist

Hymns: 522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA
…….707, Take my life, and let it be…….HOLLINGSIDE
…….Offertory Hymn 343, Shepherd of souls, refresh and bless…….ST. AGNES
…….460, Alleluia! sing to Jesus!……. HYFRYDOL

Psalm 78: 23-29. Attendite, popule…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “Then shall the righteous shine forth…”, from Elijah…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Jesu, joy of man’s desiring……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Carillon-Sortie ……… Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Sunday 12 August 2018, Pentecost 12, The Sunday after the Transfiguration
and Proper 14

Eileen Clark, soprano, soloist

Hymns: 137, O wondrous type! O vision fair……..WAREHAM
…….699, Jesus, Lover of my soul…….ABERYSTWYTH
…….Offertory Hymn 324, Let all mortal flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….608, Eternal Father, strong to save…….MELITA

Psalm 34: 1-8. Benedicam Dominum…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “Domine Deus”, from Gloria…….Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Prelude Prière à Notre-Dame from Suite Gothique…….Leon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
Postlude Pièce d’ Orgue in G, BWV 572…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 19 August 2018, Pentecost 13, Proper 15
Nathan, Riehl, tenor, soloist

Hymns: 436, Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates…….TRURO
…..383, Fairest Lord Jesus…….ST. ELIZABETH
…..Offertory Hymn 335, I am the bread of life…….I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…..556, Rejoice, ye pure in heart!…….MARION

Psalm 34: 9-14. Benedicam Dominum…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “If with all your hearts…”, from Elijah…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Berceuse, from 24 Pieces in free style……Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Postlude Marche religieuse, Op. 15/2 ……… Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

Sunday 26 August 2018, Pentecost 14, Proper 16
Jeanmarie Lally, soprano, soloist

Hymns: 47, On this day, the first of days…….GOTT SEI DANK
……7, Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….RATISBON
……Offertory 457, Thou art the Way, to thee alone…….ST. JAMES
…….537, Christ for the world we sing…….MOSCOW

Psalm 34: 15-22. Benedicam Dominum…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Offertory Solo, “Love One Another”, from Blessed be the God and Father…….Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810 – 1876)

Prelude Air from the Orchestral Suite in D……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Allegro maestoso from Water Music……George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

Sunday 2 September 2018, Pentecost 15, Proper 17
Nathan, Riehl, tenor, soloist

Hymns: 401, The God of Abraham praise…….LEONI
…….593, Lord, make us servants of your peace…….DICKINSON COLLEGE
……Offertory Hymn 304, I come with joy to meet my Lord……..LAND OF REST*
……544, Jesus shall reign where’er the sun…….DUKE STREET

Psalm 15. Domine, quis habitabit?…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “The Call” from Five Mystical Songs…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Prelude Settings of Vater unser im Himmelreich……… Georg Böhm (1661-1733) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach

FALL TERM 2018

Sunday 9 September 2018, Proper 18, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Combined Grace Church Choirs
The opening of the 124th Season of the Choirs.

Anthem, Jesu, joy of man’s desiring…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Offertory Anthem, Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns, 494, Crown him with many crowns…….DIADEMATA
…….691, My faith looks up to thee…….OLIVET
…….379, God is love, let heaven adore him …….ABBOT’S LEIGH
…….390, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty…….LOBE DEN HERREN

Prelude, Passacaglia in c-moll, BWV 582…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Toccata (Cinquième Symphonie, Opus 42/1)…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Sunday 16 September 2018, Proper 19, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Anthem, Almighty and everlasting God…….Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Offertory, Thy word is a lantern…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns 366, Holy God we praise thy Name……..GROSSER GOTT
…….490, I want to walk as a child of the light…….HOUSTON
…….475, God himself is with us……. TYSK
…….460, Alleluia! sing to Jesus!…….HYFRYDOL

Prelude, Andante religioso from Sonata in f minor, Opus 65/1………Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Sonate in e-moll, BWV 528…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Voluntary in C…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Sunday 23 September 2018, Proper 20, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir with Adults

Jubilate Deo…….Benjamin Britten in C (1913-1976)
Listen, sweet dove…….Grayston Ives (b. 1948)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns 525, The Church’s one foundation…….AURELIA
…….583, O holy city, seen of John…….MORNING SONG
…….375, Give praise and glory unto God…….DU LEBRENSBROT, HERR JESU CHRIST
…….522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA

Prelude, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641…… Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Partite diverse sopra: Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768
Postlude, Präludium und Fuge e-moll, BWV 533…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 30 September 2018, Proper 21, The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Offertory, O how amiable are thy dwellings…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Communion, Draw us in the Spirit’s tether…….Harold Friedell (1905-1958)

Psalm 19 : 7 – 14. Cæli enerrant…….Anglican Chant (Matthew Camidge)

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei S-158…….Healey Willan

Hymns 400, All creatures of our God and King…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN
…….435, At the Name of Jesus…….KING’S WESTON
…….335, I Am the Bread of Life…….I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…….665, All my hope on God is founded…….MICHAEL

Prelude, Alle Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 643…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Passacaglia in d-moll, BuxWV 161…….Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
…….Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BuxWV 184
Postlude, Toccata und Fuge in F-Dur, BWV 540…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 7 October 2018, Proper 22, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus noster. Plainsong Tone V2
(fauxbourdon by Gerre Hancock)

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei S-158…….Healey Willan

Anthem, Justorum Animae…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Offertory Anthem, God so loved the world…….John Stainer (1840-1901)

Hymns 556 Rejoice, ye pure in heart!……MARION
…….539, O Zion, haste……TIDINGS
…….423, Immortal, invisible…….ST. DENIO
…….450, All hail the power of Jesus’ Name!…….CORONATION

Prelude, Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude: Carillon de Westminster…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 14 October 2018, Proper 23, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir with Adults

Canticle. Gloria in excelsis…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in C (1756-1791)
“How lovely are the messengers” from ST. PAUL…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns 372 Praise to the living God! …….LEONI
…….362, Holy, holy, holy! …….NICAEA
…….448, O love, how deep, how broad, how high…….DEUS TUORUM MILITUM
…….377, All people that on earth do dwell…….OLD HUNDREDTH

Prelude, Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Sonate in Es-Dur, BWV 525
Postlude, Pièce d’Orgue in G-Dur, BWV 572…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 14 October 2018, Choral Evensong Rite I at Four o’clock p.m.
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 450, All hail the power of Jesus’ Name!…….CORONATION
…….24, The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended…….ST. CLEMENT……Descant by Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

Psalm 114. In exitu Israel……..Anglican Chant (arr. from Tonus Peregrinus)
Preces and Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Evening Service……. Harold Friedell in F (1905-1958)
Rejoice in the Lamb, Opus 30…….Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Prelude, Prelude, Fugue et Variation…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Carillon de Westminster…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 21 October 2018, Proper 24, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys.

Magnificat……. Harold Friedell in F (1905-1958)
The King of love my Shepherd is…….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Hymn 545 replaces second Canticle this morning.

Hymns 616, Hail to the Lord’s Anointed…….ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
…….545, Lo! what a cloud of witnesses…….ST. FULBERT
…….292, O Jesus, crowned with all renown…….KINGSFOLD
…….656, Blest are the pure in heart…….FRANCONIA
…….569, God the Omnipotent!…….RUSSIA

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op.70…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Fanfare…….Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823-1881)

Sunday 28 October 2018, Proper 25, Morning Prayer Rite One
The Girls’ Choir with Adults

In the year that king Uzziah died……David McK. Williams (1887-1978)
For the beauty of the earth…….John Rutter (b.1945)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns 623, O what their joy…….O QUANTA QUALIA
…….445, Praise to the Holiest in the height…….GERONTIUS
…….324, Let all moral flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….688, A mighty fortress is our God…….EIN FESTE BURG

Prelude, Air…….Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
…….Solemn Melody…….H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Postlude, Chorale en la mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)

Sunday 4 November 2018, The Sunday following All Saints’ Day
The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir.

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

Psalm 119: 1 – 8. Beati immaculate…….Anglican Chant (Attwood)

Offertory Anthem, How lovely is thy dwelling place…….Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Communion Anthem, Love’s endeavor, love’s expense…….Barry Rose (b.1934)

Hymns 287, For all the saints…….SINE NOMINE
…….286, Who are these like stars appearing…….ZEUCH MICH, ZEUCH MICH
…….625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH
…….293, I sing a song of the saints of God…….GRAND ISLE
…….526, Let saints on earth in concert sing…….DUNDEE
…….618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN

Prelude, Prière à Notre-Dame…..Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
from Suite Gothique, Opus 25
Prelude, Fugue et Variation…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 4 November 2018, Choral Evensong Rite I at Four o’clock.
The Adult Choir with The Parish Choir

Hymn 287, v.1-4, For all the saints…….SINE NOMINE
…….Hymn 625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148th

Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum……..Anglican Chant (Talbot)
Service : …….T. Tertius Noble in a minor (1867-1953)
REQUIEM…………. Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Prelude, Deuxième Choral en si mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Prelude und Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 11 November 2018, Proper 27, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Anthem, Rejoice in the Lord alway…….Anonymous, 16th century
Anthem, Judge Eternal……Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns 401, The God of Abraham praise…….LEONI
…….436, Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates…….TRURO
…….1, Father, we praise thee……. CHRISTE SANCTORUM
…….680, O God, our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE

Prelude, Pièce Héroïque & Cantabile …….César August Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Toccata und Fuge in d-moll, BWV 538……. Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 18 November 2018, Proper 28, Morning Prayer Rite I
Grace Church School Sunday
Alumni of the Choirs with The Choir of Men and Boys with The Girls’ Choir

O praise God in his holiness……Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)
I was glad…….C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Hymns, 366, Holy God, we praise thy Name…….GROSSER GOTT
…….290, Come, ye thankful people, come…….ST. GEORGE’S WINDSOR
…….291, We plow the fields…….WIR PFLUGEN
…….397, Now thank we all our God…….NUN DANKETT ALLE GOTT
…….390, Praise to the Lord…….LOBE DEN HEREN

Prelude, Vater unser im Himmelreich alio modo, BWV 683……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Sonata in d moll, Op. 65, No. 6…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Postlude, Final from Première symphonie, Op.14/1……. Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Tuesday 20 November 2018, GCS Thanksgiving Service
The combined Senior choristers of the Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs

Prelude, Now thank we all our God…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Procession Hymn, 433, We gather together…….KREMSER
Anthem, For the beauty of the earth…….John Rutter (b.1945)
Hymn 405, All things bright and beautiful…….ROYAL OAK
Hymn 397, Now thank we all our God…….NUN DANKETT ALLE GOTT
Postlude, Now thank we all our God…….Johann Sebastian Bach…..arr. Virgil Fox (1912-1980)

Wednesday & Thursday 21 & 22 November 2018, Thanksgiving Eve & Day
The Holy Eucharist Rite II, 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Chantry

Sanctus, Hymnal S-127…….Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

Hymns 290, Come, ye thankful people, come…….ST. GEORGE’S WINDSOR
…….397, Now thank we all our God…….NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT
…….433, We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing…….KREMSER
…….291, We plow the fields, and scatter…….WIR PFLUGEN

Sunday 25 November 2018, Proper 29, The Last Sunday after Pentecost,
Christ the King
The Adult Choir

Anthem, Antiphon from FIVE MYSTICAL SONGS…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Anthem, Zadok the priest…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Hymns, 494, Crown him with many crowns……DIADEMATA
……609, Where cross the crowded ways of life……GARDINER
……435, At the name of Jesus, Jesus…….KING’S WESTON
……555, Lead on, O King eternal…….LANCASHIRE

Prelude, Prelude und Fuge in G-Dur, BWV 541…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie…….Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

SUMMER SEASON 2018, The Holy Eucharist on Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m., Rite One

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Sunday 17 June 2018, Pentecost 4, Proper 6
Alex Guerrero, tenor, soloist

Hymns: 427, When morning gilds the skies…….LAUDES DOMINI
…….512, Come, gracious Spirit……. MENDON
…….Offertory Hymn 470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER
…….620, Jerusalem, my happy home…….LAND OF REST

Psalm 92: 1-4, 11-14. Bonum est confiteri…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “In native worth…” from The Creation…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude, Choral Prelude on RHOSYMEDRE…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Postlude, Psalm 19, The heaven’s declare…….Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)

Sunday 24 June 2018, Pentecost 5, Proper 7
Melissa Kelley, soprano, soloist

Hymns: 445, Praise to the Holiest in the height…….GERONTIUS
…..686, Come, thou font of every blessing…….NETTLETON
…..Offertory Hymn 530, Spread, O spread, thou mighty word…….GOTT SEI, DANK
…..561, Stand up, stand up, for Jesus…….MORNING LIGHT

Psalm 133. Ecce, quam bonum!……Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “I will sing new songs…” from Biblical Songs…….Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

Prelude Aria ………… Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
Postlude Now thank we all our God……arr. Virgil Fox (1912-1980) from J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 1 July 2018, Pentecost 6, Proper 8
Jeanmarie, Lally, soprano, soloist

Hymns: 525, The Church’s one foundation…….AURELIA
…..609, Where cross the crowded ways of life…….GARDINER
…..Offertory Hymn 656, Blest are the pure in heart…….FRANCONIA
…..717, My country, ‘tis of thee…….AMERICA

Psalm 30. Exaltabo te, Domine…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “Laudate Dominum…” from Vesperae solennes de confessore…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, (1756 -1791)

Prelude Soul, adorn thyself with gladness, BWV 654…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude A Trumpet Minuet……Alfred Hollins (1865-1942)

Sunday 8 July 2015, Pentecost 7, Proper 9
Dennis Blackwell, baritone, soloist

Hymns: 544, Jesus shall reign where’er the sun…….DUKE STREET
…….302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
…….Offertory Hymn 440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…..559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us…….DULCE CARMEN

Psalm 123. Ad te levavi oculos meos…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “Vouchsafe, o Lord…” from Dettingen Te Deum…….George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude Adagio cantabile from Sonata Pathétique, Opus 13 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Postlude Intrada……Grayston Ives (b.1948)

Sunday 15 July 2018, Pentecost 8, Proper 10
Amy Bartram, soprano, soloist

Hymns:48, O day of radiant gladness…..ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
…….516, Come down, O Love divine…….DOWN AMPNEY
…….Offertory Hymn 512, Come, Gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove…….MENDON
…….657, Love divine, all loves excelling…….HYFRYDOL

Psalm 85: 8-13. Benedixisti, Domine…….Simplified Anglican Chant (Meachen)

Communion Solo, “Benedictus” from the Kleine Orgelsolomesse…….Franz Joseph Haydn, (1732-1809)

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique…..Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Voluntary in C ……… Henry Purcell (1659-1695)