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24 December, 8:00 p.m. Christmas Eve,
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – The Combined Choirs

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

Nouveau Livre de Noëls…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Noel, sur les jeux d’Anches sans tremblant: «À la venuë de Noël»
Noel, en dialogue, Duo, Trio, sur le cornet de récit, les tierces du positif et la pédalle de Flûte: «Or nous dites Marie»
Noel en Musette, en Dialogue, et en Duo: «Une bergère jolie»
Noel, sur les Flûtes: «Noël pour l’amour de Marie»
Noel, en Récit en Taille, sur la Tierce du Positif, avec la Pédalle de Flûte, et en Duo:«Une jeune Pucelle»

HYMNS, Once in royal David’s city…….IRBY, Descant by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
…..Angels we have heard on high…….GLORIA
…..Good Christian friends, rejoice…….IN DULCI JUBILO
…..O come, all ye faithful (vs.1-3,6)…….ADESTE FIDELES, Descant by David V. Willcocks
…..What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES
…..Silent night, holy night…….STILLE NACHT
…..Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN, Descant by David V. Willcocks

CAROLS, …..Ding dong! Merrily on high…….16th cent. French tune, arranged by David V. Willcocks
……Adam lay ybounden…….Boris Ord (1897-1961)
…….Infant holy, Infant lowly…….Polish carol arranged by David V. Willcocks
…….Joys seven…….English traditional carol arranged by Stephen Cleobury (1948-2019)
…….The Infant King…….Basque Noël, arranged by David V. Willcocks
……And there were shepherds from CHRISTMAS ORATORIO…….J.S. Bach (1685-1750) arr. David V. Willcocks
…….I syng of a mayden…….Patrick Hadley (1899-1973)
…….All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b.1945)

Postlude, Choral Fantasy on In dulci jubilo, BWV 792…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
……..Noël sur les Grand Jeux…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

24 December, 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve,
Candlelight Choral Eucharist, Rite I – The Adult Choir

10:30 Festival Music for Organ
Patrick Allen, organ

Nouveau Livre de Noëls…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Noel, sur les jeux d’Anches sans tremblant: «À la venuë de Noël»
Noel, en dialogue, Duo, Trio, sur le cornet de récit, les tierces du positif et la pédalle de Flûte: «Or nous dites Marie»
Noel en Musette, en Dialogue, et en Duo: «Une bergère jolie»
Noel, sur les Flûtes: «Noël pour l’amour de Marie»
Noel, en Récit en Taille, sur la Tierce du Positif, avec la Pédalle de Flûte, et en Duo:«Une jeune Pucelle»

The Service:
Hymns 83, O come, all ye faithful…….ADESTE FIDELES, Descant by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
…….96, Angels we have heard on high…….GLORIA
…….105, God rest you merry, gentlemen…….GOD REST YOU MERRY
…….115, What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES
…….111, Silent night…….STILLE NACHT
…….87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN

Psalm 98: 1-6. Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (I. A. Atkins)
Offertory Anthem, All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b.1945)
Sanctus & Agnus Dei…….George Malcolm Missa ad Præsepe (1917-1997)
At the Communion, Before the marvel of this night…….Carl Schalk (1929 – 2021)
…….I syng of a mayden…….Patrick Hadley (1899-1973)
…….The Infant King…….Basque Noël, arranged by David V. Willcocks

Carols from hymn list

Postlude: Noël Suisse…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

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, Descant by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
…….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, All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b.1945)
Sanctus & Agnus Dei…….George Malcolm Missa ad Præsepe (1917-1997)
At the Communion, Infant holy, Infant lowly…….Polish carol arranged by David V. Willcocks

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

Sunday 26 December 2021, The First 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
…….94, While shepherds watched…….Winchester Old
…….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


Sunday 2 January 2022, The Second Sunday after Christmas
Holy Communion Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 82, Of the Father’s love begotten…….DIVINUM MYSTERIUM
…….110, The snow lay on the ground……. VENITE ADOREMUS
…….93, Angels from the realms of glory…….REGENT SQUARE
…….109, The first Nowell…….THE FIRST NOWELL

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

Psalm 84: Quam dilecta!…….Anglican Chant (C.Hubert H. Parry)

Anthem, See amid the winter’s snow…….John Goss (1800-1880), arr. by Barry Rose (b.1934)
Communion Anthem, In the bleak mid-winter…….Harold Darke (1888-1976)

Prelude, Pastorella in F-Dur, BWV 590…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Concerto in B-flat Major…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1750) arr. by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

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