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

CHRISTMAS EVE 2011
All Services take place in the Church

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

7:30 Festive Seasonal Music for the Organ
Stephan Tharp, organ
Three French Noels…….Louis-Claude Daquin
…..Noël Suisse ; Noël sur les Flûtes ; Noël Étranger

Veni, Veni Emmanuel …….Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)

In Dulci Jubilo, Op. 28, No. 41…….Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Berceuse-Paraphrase (1993)…….George Baker (b. 1951)

Five 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 (1685-1750)

8:00 p.m. A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
The Choir of Men and Boys with The Girls’ Choir

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)

10:30 Festive Seasonal Music for Baroque Trumpet and Organ
John Thiessen, baroque trumpet & Patrick Allen, organ

In dulci jubilo…….Anonymous Moravian Setting

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

Chantons je vous prie…….Jean-François Dandrieu (c.1682- 1738)
Puer nobis nascitur

In dulci jubilo…….Anonymous Moravian Setting

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

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

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

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

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
…..89, It came upon the midnight clear…….CAROL
…..94, While shepherds watched their flocks by night…….WINCHESTER OLD
…..109, The first Nowell…….THE FIRST NOWELL
…..111, Silent night…….STILLE NACHT
…..87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN

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

Anthem, See, see, the word is incarnate…….Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
At the Communion, O Holy Night! (Cantique de Noël)…….Adolphe Adam (1803-1856)

Postlude, Noël Grand Jeu et Duo…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Sunday 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

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

Psalm 98: 1-6. Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (I. A. Atkins)
Anthem, Sussex Carol…….English Traditional Carol arranged by David V. Willcocks (b.1919)
Anthem, In the bleak mid-winter…….Harold Darke (1888-1976)

Prelude, Veni, Veni Emmanuel…….Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
Postlude, Noël Grand Jeu et Duo…….Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)