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.

Christmas Eve Flyer

Monday, 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 Festive Seasonal 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
…..The angel Gabriel…….GABRIEL’S MESSAGE
…..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)
…..The holly and the ivy…….English traditional carol arr. H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)
…..In dulci jubilo…….Old German tune arr. R.L. Pearsall (1795-1856)
…..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
….. All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b.1945)
…..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)

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

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

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, Grand Jeu et Duo
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
…….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 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
…….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 (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)

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