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Music at Grace Church in New York

GRACE CHURCH IN NEW YORK
Sunday Morning at 11:00 o’clock and Special Observances

LENT/HOLY WEEK 2024

Sunday 3 March, Lent 3 – Holy Eucharist, Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 475, God himself is with us…….TYSK
…..143, The glory of these forty days…….ERHALT UNS, HERR
…..388, O worship the King…….HANOVER

Kyrie, Hymnal S-91…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Psalm 19: 7-15. Cæli enerrant.……..Anglican Chant (Matthew Camidge)

Anthem, Remember not, Lord, our offences…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Offertory Anthem, Super flumina……. Giovanni Pierluig da Palestrina (1525-1594)

Prelude, An Wasserflussen Babylon, BWV 653…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude O Welt, ich muß dich lassen, Opus 122/11…….Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sunday 10 March, Lent 4. Laetare Sunday – Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Choir of Adults, Girls and HS Singers

Hymns 472, Hope of the world…….DONNE SECOURS
…..474, When I survey the wondrous cross…….ROCKINGHAM
…..470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER

Canticle. Ecce, Deus. The First Song of Isaiah……Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Call to remembrance…….Richard Farrant (c.1530-1580)
Offertory Anthem, Sicut cervus…….Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)

Prelude, Psalm Prelude Set1/3……..Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
…….Psalm 23:4 ‘Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death’
Postlude, Fantasie und Fuge in c-moll, BWV 537…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 17 March. Lent 5. Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 573 Father eternal, Ruler of creation…….LANGHAM
…….140 Wilt thou forgive that sin…….DONNE
…….495, Hail, thou once despised Jesus…….IN BABILONE

Canticle. Ecce, Deus. The First Song of Isaiah……Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Jesu, the very thought of Thee…… Edward C. Bairstow
Offertory Anthem, Miserere mei…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)

Prelude, Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit, BWV 669…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…….Christe, aller Welt Trost, BWV 670
Postlude, Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 24 April The Sunday of the Passion
The Adult Choir

At the Procession:
Hymn 154, All glory, laud, and honor…….VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN
Hymn 561, Stand up, stand up for Jesus…….MORNING LIGHT

Hymn 156 Ride on! Ride on in majesty!…….THE KING’S MAJESTY

At the Offertory, Hosanna to the Son of David…….Thomas Weelkes (c.1575-1623)
At the Presentation, Hymn 474, vs. 4…….ROCKINGHAM

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

At the Communion,
Hymn 313, Let thy Blood in mercy poured…….JESU, MEINE ZUVERSICHT
Hymn 315, Thou, who at thy first Eucharist didst pray…….SONG 1
Hymn 158, Ah, holy Jesus…….HERZLIEBSTER JESU

Hymn before the Passion, Hymn 171, Go to dark Gethsemane…….PETRA

Prelude, Marche Réligieuse…….Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
…..On the theme of the chorus “Lift up Your Heads, O Ye Gates” from Handel’s “The Messiah”

Sunday 24 March, The Sunday of the Passion at 4:00 p.m.
The Adult Choir

Olivet to Calvary…….John Henry Maunder (1858-1920)

Thursday 28 March, Maundy Thursday – Holy Communion and the
Stripping of the Altar

The Adult Choir

Prelude, Schmücke dich , o liebe Seele, BWV 564…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Processional Hymn 339, Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness…….SCHMÜCKE DICH

Kyrie, Hymnal S-91…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Psalm 116: 1-4, 11-16. Dilexi, quoniam…….Anglican Chant (S. Wesley)

Sequence Hymn 315, Thou, who at thy first Eucharist didst pray…….SONG 1

Motet at the Foot Washing, Ubi caritas…….Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Hymn 577, God is love, and where true love is…….UBI CARITAS

At the Offertory, If ye love me…….Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)
Presentation Hymn 474, vs. 4 …….ROCKINGHAM

Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

At the Communion, Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake…….John Hilton (c.1560-1608)
…..Hymn 331, Now, my tongue, the mystery telling …….GRAFTON

The Stripping of the Altar
Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus…….Plainsong (Tone II1)

Friday 29 March, Good Friday, Three Hours

Hymn 167, There is a green hill far away…….HORSLEY
Hymn 140, Wilt thou forgive that sin…….DONNE
Hymn 170, To mock your reign, O dearest Lord…….THE THIRD TUNE
Hymn 159, At the cross her vigil keeping…….STABAT MATER
Hymn 158, Ah, holy Jesus…….HERZLIEBSTER JESU
Hymn 168, O sacred head, sore wounded…….HERZLICH TUT MICH VERLANGEN
Hymn 171, Go to dark Gethsemane…….PETRA
Hymn 172, Were you there when they crucified my Lord?.……WERE YOU THERE

Saturday 30 March, THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER at 7 o’clock p.m.
The Adult Choir

Canticle 8, The Song of Moses
Psalm 30. Exaltabo te, Domine. (omitted 2018)
Psalm 42. Quemadmodum.
Psalm 33:1-11. Exultate, justi

Hymn 207, Jesus Christ is risen today…….EASTER HYMN
Sermon Hymn 199, Come, ye faithful, raise the strain…….ST. KEVIN
At the Offertory, Haec Dies…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)

Sanctus and Benedictus…….Gerre Hancock Missa Resurrectionis
…..Agnus Dei ………………(1934-2012)

At the Communion
…..Hymn 174, At the Lamb’s high feast we sing…….SALZBURG
…..Anthem, Cantique de Jean Racine…….Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

At the Procession, Hymn 208, The strife is o’er, the battle done…….VICTORY

Voluntary, Toccata (Cinquième Symphonie, Opus 42/1)…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Sunday 31 March – EASTER DAY 9 o’clock a.m.
The Combined Choirs of Grace Church.

Hymn 207, Jesus Christ is risen today…….EASTER HYMN
Anthem of Praise: Christus Vincit…….Joseph Noyon (1888-1962) Arr. by Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
Sequence Hymn 208, The strife is o’er, the battle done…….VICTORY
Offertory Hymn 180, He is risen, he is risen! …….UNSER HERRSCHER

Sanctus, Hymnal S-129…….Robert Powell
Fraction Anthem, S-154…….David Hurd
Communion Motet, This is the day…….Anonymous ca. 1600
Hymn 192 This joyful Eastertide VRUECHTEN
Hymn 193 That Easter day with joy was bright PUER NOBIS
Hymn 194 Jesus lives! ST. ALBINUS

Processional Hymn 210, The day of resurrection!…….ELLACOMBE

Prelude, Carillon de Westminster…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Postlude, Toccata (Cinquième Symphonie, Opus 42/1)…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Sunday 31 March – EASTER DAY 11 o’clock a.m.
The Combined Grace Church Choirs with Brass and Tympani

Prelude, Feierlicher Einzug…….Richard Strauss (1864-1949) arranged by Max Reger (1873-1916)

At the Procession Hymn 207, Jesus Christ is risen today…….EASTER HYMN arranged by Richard Webster (b.1952)
Anthem of Praise, Christus Vincit……Joseph Noyon (1888-1962) arr. by Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

Psalm 118 : 14-17, 22-24. Confitemini Domino…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)
Sequence Hymn 208, The strife is o’er, the battle done…….VICTORY arr. by Richard Webster

At the Offertory, Light’s glittering morn bedecks the sky…….Horatio Parker (1863-1919)
Hymn 180, He is risen, he is risen!…….UNSER HERRSCHER
Hymnal S-114, Sanctus…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Hymnal S-158, Agnus Dei…….Healey Willan

AT THE COMMUNION,
Anthem, Haec Dies…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Hymn 174, At the Lamb’s high feast we sing…….SALZBURG
…..192, This joyful Eastertide…….VRUECHTEN
…..193, That Easter day with joy was bright…….PUER NOBIS
Anthem, This is the day…….Anonymous ca. 1600
Hymn 194, Jesus lives! thy terrors now…….ST. ALBINUS
…….199, Come, ye faithful, raise the strain…….ST. KEVIN
…..205, Good Christians all, rejoice and sing!…….GELOBT SEI GOTT
Anthem, When the Lord turned again …….Adrian Batten (1591-1637)

Processional Hymn 210, The day of resurrection!…….ELLACOMBE arr. by Richard Webster
Voluntary, Toccata (Cinquième Symphonie, Opus 42/1)…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Sunday 7 April, The Second Sunday of Easter – Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 174, At the Lamb’s high feast we sing…….SALZBURG
…..192, This joyful Eastertide…….VREUCHTEN
…..180, He is risen, he is risen!…….UNSER HERRSCHER

Gloria, Hymnal S-204…….Old Scottish Chant
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

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

Anthem, For the beauty of the earth…….John Rutter (b. 1945)
Offertory Anthem, Sing ye to the Lord…… Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)

Prelude, Carillon de Westminster…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Postlude, Präludium und Fuge in C-Dur, BWV 547…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 14 April, The Third Sunday of Easter, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Adults, Girls and HS Singers

Hymns 199, Come, ye faithful, raise the strain…….ST KEVIN
…..208, The strife is o’er, the battle done…….VICTORY
…..210, The day of resurrection…….ELLACOMBE

Jubilate Deo…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Motet, This is the day…….Anonymous ca. 1600
Offertory Anthem, Love’s endeavor, love’s expense…….Barry Rose (b.1934)

Prelude, Concerto in B-flat Major, Op. 4/2…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Postlude, Troisième Livre, Dialogue…….Louis Marchand (1669-1732)

PENTECOST, SUMMER 2023

Sunday 18 June 2023, Pentecost 3, Proper 6, Morning Prayer Rite One
Amy Goldin, soprano, soloist

Hymns: 686, Come, thou font of every blessing…….NETTLETON
…….495, Hail, thou once despised Jesus……IN BABILONE
…….539, O Zion haste……. TIDINGS

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “With verdure clad the fields appear delightful” from THE CREATION…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Offertory Solo, Benedictus, from Missa brevis St. Joannis de Deo…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude, Arioso, BWV 1056…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Rigaudon…….Andre Campra (1660-1744)

Sunday 25 June 2023, Pentecost 4, Proper 7, Morning Prayer Rite One
Jennifer Gliere, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 657, Love divine, all loves excelling…….HYFRYDOL
…….609, Where cross the crowded ways of life…….GARDINER
…….530, Spread, O spread, thou mighty word…….GOTT SEI DANK

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Be still, my soul…….Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Offertory Solo, For my soul thirsteth for God…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude, Praeludium in D, BuxWk 139…….Dieterich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)
Postlude, Fugue in C, BuxWk 174…….Dieterich Buxtehude

Sunday 2 July 2023, Pentecost 5, Proper 8, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Kath Courtmanche, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 680, O God, our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE
.. …..558, Faith of our fathers! ST. CATHERINE
……717, My country, ‘tis of thee …… AMERICA

Gloria in excelsis: Hymn 421, All glory be to God on high…….ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Offertory solo, Domine Deus, from GLORIA…….Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Communion solo, Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630, mvt. 1……. Antonio Vivaldi

Prelude, Silence May Be Kept, The Peace May be Exchanged (Rubrics) Daniel Locklair (b.1949)
Postlude, Postlude in G…….Fanny Hensel (nee Mendelssohn)(1805-1847)

Sunday 9 July 2022, Pentecost 6, Proper 9, Morning Prayer Rite One
Dennis Blackwell, baritone, soloist
Sarah Palmer organist

Hymns: 516, Come down, O Love divine…….DOWN AMPNEY
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us…….DULCE CARMEN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “Then shall the Eyes…He shall feed His Flock”, MESSIAH……. George Frideric Handel 1685-1759)
Offertory Solo, The Call, from FIVE MYSTICAL SONGS…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)

Prelude, Concerto in A Minor (after Vivaldi), BWV 593…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Fugue in G Major, BWV 541…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 16 July 2023, Pentecost 7, Proper 10, Morning Prayer Rite One
Amy Goldin, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns:632, O Christ, the Word Incarnate….. MUNICH
…….565, He who would valiant be……. MONK’S GATE
…….657, Love divine, all loves excelling……. HYFRYDOL

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, En Prière, Op. 43, No. 1…….Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Offertory solo, Alleluia, from Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Prelude, Prelude, Fugue, and Variation Op. 18…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Fugue sur le théme du Carillon des Heures de la Cathédral de Soissons…….Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Sunday 23 July 2023, Pentecost 8, Proper 11, Morning Prayer Rite I
Juan Hernandez, tenor, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH
…….621, Light’s abode, celestial Salem……RHUDDLAN
…….618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “If with all your hearts”, from ELIJAH, Op. 70 MWV A 25……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Offertory solo, “Every valley shall be exalted”, from MESSIAH, HWV 56…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude, Improvisation…….Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) & Intermezzo…….Rachel Laurin (b.1961)
Postlude, Rondo…….Rachel Laurin

Sunday 30 July 2023, Pentecost 9, Proper 12, Holy Eucharist, Rite 1
Dennis Blackwell, baritone, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 410, Praise, my soul, the King of heaven…….LAUDA ANIMA
…….1, Father, we praise thee…….CHRISTE SANCTORUM
…….388, O worship the King……..HANOVER

Hymn 421, All glory be to God on high…….ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Offertory solo, Hostias, from REQUIEM in d minor, Op. 48…….Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Communion Solo, Prayer, Op. 48/1…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Prelude, Andante with Variations, Op. 83a……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude, Fugue from Sonata II/Opus 65/2 in c minor……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Sunday 6 August 2023, Transfiguration, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Amy Goldin, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 137, O wondrous type! O vision fair…….WAREHAM
…….133, O Light of Light, Love given birth…….ELMHURST
…….129, Christ upon the mountain peak…….MOWSLEY

Hymn 421, All glory be to God on high…….ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Offertory solo, How beautiful are the feet, from MESSIAH, HWV 56…….George Frideric Händel (1685-1759)
Communion Solo, I know that my Redeemer liveth, from MESSIAH …….George Frideric Handel

Prelude, Benedictus, Op. 59/9…….Max Reger (1873-1916)
Postlude, Toccata, Op. 59/5…….Max Reger

Sunday 13 August 2023, Pentecost 11 (Proper 14), Morning Prayer, Rite I
Bob Lukomski, tenor, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 390, Praise to the Lord…….LOBE DEN HERREN
…….608, Eternal Father, strong to save…….MELITA
…….699, Jesus, Lover of my soul…….ABERYSTWYTH

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, A Song of Freedom, from BIBLE SONGS, Op.113…….Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Offertory solo, The King of love my Shepherd is, CG.451…….Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Prelude, It Is Well With My Soul & Wondrous Love…….Craig Phillips (b.1961)
Postlude, Praise to the Lord…….Craig Phillips

Sunday 20 August 2023, Pentecost 12, Proper 15, Morning Prayer Rite I
Madison Spahn, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 436, Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates…….TRURO
…..470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER
…..411, O bless the Lord my soul!……. ST. THOMAS

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, A Simple Song, from MASS…….Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Offertory solo, When I think upon Thy goodness…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude, Prelude in Eb, BWV 552/1…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Fugue in Eb, BWV 552/2……. Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 27 August 2023, Pentecost 13, Proper 16, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Christ Church, Greenwich, CT
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 47, On this day, the first of days…….GOTT SEI DANK
……445, Praise to the Holiest in the height…….GERONTIUS
……535, Ye servants of God…….PADERBORN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Anthem, We shall walk through the valley…….Undine Smith Moore (1904-1989)
Offertory, O God Thou art my God…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Prelude, Allegro vivace from Première Symphonie, Opus 14…….Louis Vierne (1870-1938)
Postlude, Final from Première Symphonie, Opus 14…….Louis Vierne

Sunday 3 September 2023, Pentecost 14, Proper 17, Holy Eucharist Rite I
Dennis Blackwell, baritone, soloist

Hymns: 372, Praise to the living God!…….LEONI
……324, Let all mortal flesh keep silence……PICARDY
……397, Now thank we all our God…….NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT

Hymn 421, All glory be to God on high…….ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Offertory solo, “Lord God of Abraham” from ELIJAH, Op. 70……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1947)
Communion Solo, “Vouchsafe, o Lord” from Dettinger Te Deum…….George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude, Adagio from Cinquième Symphonie, Op. 42. No. 1…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Marche Réligieuse…….Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
On the theme of the chorus “Lift up Your Heads, O Ye Gates” from Handel’s “The Messiah”

FALL 2023

Sunday 10 September 2023, Proper 18, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Combined Grace Church Choirs
The opening of the 129th Season of the Choirs.

Hymns, 494, Crown him with many crowns…….DIADEMATA
…….423, Immortal, invisible, God only wise…….ST. DENIO
…….390, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty…….LOBE DEN HERREN

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, O praise God in his holiness……Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)
Offertory, Battle Hymn of the Republic…….William Steffe (1830-1890) arr. Peter J. Wilhousky (1902-1978)

Prelude, Concerto in B-flat Major, arr. Marcel Dupré, Op. 4/2…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Postlude, Toccata in b minor……. Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

Sunday 17 September 2023, Proper 19, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

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

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Lead me, Lord…….S.S. Wesley (1810-1876)
Offertory, If ye love me, keep my commandments……. Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Prelude, Andante religioso from Sonata in f minor, Opus 65/1………Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
…….Andante tranquillo from Sonata in A Major, Opus 65/3
Postlude, Voluntary in C…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Sunday 24 September 2023, Proper 20, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 368, Holy Father, great Creator…….REGENT SQUARE
…….375, Give praise and glory unto God…….DU LEBRENSBROT, HERR JESU CHRIST
…….522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA

Invitatory: Venite…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, “How lovely are the messengers” from ST. PAUL…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Offertory Anthem, Listen, sweet dove…….Grayston Ives (b. 1948)

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 1 October 2023, Proper 21 The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 282, Christ the fair glory…….CAELITES PLAUDANT
…….335, I Am the Bread of Life…….I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…….665, All my hope on God is founded…….MICHAEL

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

Psalm 25: 1-9. Ad te, Domine, levavi……..Anglican Chant (Goss)

Offertory, Draw us in the Spirit’s tether…….Harold Friedell (1905-1958)
Communion, O taste, and see, how gracious the Lord is …….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

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 8 October 2023, Proper 22, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 372 Praise to the living God! …….LEONI
…….362, Holy, holy, holy!…….NICAEA
…….377, All people that on earth do dwell…….OLD 100th

Invitatory: Venite…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

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

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 15 October 2023, Proper 23, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 616, Hail to the Lord’s Anointed…….ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
…….292, O Jesus, crowned with all renown…….KINGSFOLD
…….618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN

Invitatory: Venite…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Gloria in excelsis…….attrib. to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in C (1756-1791)
Offertory Anthem, He watching over Israel…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

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

Sunday 15 October 2023, Choral Evensong
The Choir of Men and Boys with the Adult Choir

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……. William Byrd Short Service
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 22 October 2023, Proper 24, Morning Prayer Rite One
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 623, O what their joy…….O QUANTA QUALIA
…….470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER
…….680, O God our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE

Invitatory: Venite…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Ave Maria…….Tomas Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611)
Offertory, The King of love my Shepherd is…….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)

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

Sunday 29 October 2023, Proper 25, Holy Eucharist Rite One
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 388, O worship the King, all glorious above!…….HANOVER
…….324, Let all moral flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….688, A mighty fortress is our God…….EIN FESTE BURG

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

Psalm 1. Beatus vir qui non abiit……..Anglican Chant (Ouseley)

Anthem, Ave verum…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Communion Anthem, Ego sum panis vivus…….Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)

Prelude, Praeludium in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie…….Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Sunday 5 November 2023, The Sunday following All Saints’ Day
The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir with HS Singers.

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

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

Psalm 149.Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (W. G. Alcock)

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

Prelude, Méditation…….Gabriel Dupont (1878–1914)
Postlude, Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 5 November 2023, Choral Evensong Rite I at Four o’clock.
The Adult 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 2e Choral en si mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude 3ème choral en la mineur…….César-Auguste Franck

Sunday 12 November 2023, Proper 27, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 573, Father eternal…….LANGHAM
…….597, O day of peace…….JERUSALEM
…….598, Lord Christ, when first thou cam’st to earth…….MIT FREUDEN ZART

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant…….(Rimbault)

Anthem, Thou art the Way, by thee alone…….Christopher Steel (1938-1991)
Offertory Anthem, O how amiable are thy dwellings…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

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

Sunday 19 November 2023, Grace Church School Sunday, Proper 28
Alumni of the Choirs with The Choir of Men and Boys, The Girls’ Choir and HS Singers

Hymns, 290, Come, ye thankful people, come…….ST. GEORGE’S, WINDSOR
…….671, Amazing grace…….NEW BRITAIN
…….390, Praise to the Lord…….LOBE DEN HEREN

Invitatory: Venite…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, For the beauty of the earth……. John Rutter (b.1945)
Offertory, I was glad…….C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

Prelude, Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657……. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Nun danket alle Gott, Op. 65, No. 59…….Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

Tuesday 21 November 2023, GCS Thanksgiving Service
The combined 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, Wall Street Hymn…….Carly Simon arranged by Jay Althouse
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 22 November 2023, Thanksgiving Eve
The Holy Eucharist Rite II, 6:00 p.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 26 November 2023, The Last Sunday after Pentecost,
Christ the King, Morning Prayer Rite I

The Adult Choir

Hymns 366, Holy God, we praise thy name……GROSSER GOTT
…….478, Jesus, our mighty Lord…….MONK’S GATE
…….544, Jesus shall reign where’er the sun…….DUKE STREET

Invitatory: Venite…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Jesu, the very thought of Thee’…….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)
Offertory, Zadok the priest…….George Frideric Handel(1685-1759)

Prelude, Choral nº1 en Mi majeur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Premier Symphonie, Opus 14, Final…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 3 December, Advent 1, Holy Eucharist, Rite I
The Combined Novice and Junior Girl and Boy Choristers with Senior Mentors, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 57, Lo! he comes, with clouds descending……..HELMSLEY
…..640, Watchman, tell us of the night…….ABERYSTWYTH
…..54, Savior of the nations, come!…….NUN KOMM DER HEIDEN HEILAND
…..68, Rejoice! rejoice, believers…….LLANGLOFFAN
…..61, Sleepers, wake!…….WACHET AUF

Kyrie, Hymnal S-91…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Psalm 80: 1-7, 17-19, Qui regis Israel…….Anglican Chant (Walford Davies)

Offertory Anthem, The Servant Song…….Richard Gillard (b.1953) arranged by Barry Rose (b.1934)
Communion Anthem, Teach me, O Lord…….Thomas Attwood (1783-1859)

Prelude Wake, awake for night is flying……..Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude: Fuge in g-moll, BWV 578…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 3 December 2023, Advent I, An Advent Procession with Carols
at Four o’clock p.m. The Adult Choir

MATINS RESPONSORY. Aspiciens a longe
……Plainsong (Verses in Fauxbourd adapted from Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina) (c.1525-1594)
CAROL, Twas in the year that King Uzziah died…….Sarum, sixteenth century setting
MOTET, Ave Maria……. Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548 – 1611)
ANTHEM, Lord, thou hast been our refuge…….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)

HYMNS O come, O come, Emmanuel…….VENI, VENI, EMMANUEL
…….Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding…….MERTON
…….On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry…….WINCHESTER NEW
…….Sleepers, wake!…….WACHET AUF
…….The angel Gabriel from heaven came…….HELMSLEY
…….Come, thou long expected Jesus…….STUTTGART
…….Lo! he comes, with clouds descending…….HELMSLEY

Prelude, My soul doth magnify the Lord, BWV 648…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…….Wake, awake for night is flying, BWV 645
…….In dulci jubilo, BWV 729
Postlude: Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen, Op. 122, no. 8……. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sunday 10 December 2023, Advent II, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 76, On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry…….WINCHESTER NEW
…..66, Come, thou long-expected Jesus…….STUTTGART
…..67, Comfort, comfort ye my people…….PSALM 42
…..59, Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding…….MERTON

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

Anthem, Daughter of Zion…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Anthem, ‘Twas in the year that king Uzziah died,…….Anonymous, adapted from Sanctus Mode Five, Salisbury usage

Prelude, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 659, 660…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 10 December 2022, Advent II, Choral Evensong at 4:00 p.m.
The Girls’ Choir, H.S. Singers with Alumni of the Choir and members of the
Adult Choirs
Nancy Allen, harp

A CEREMONY OF CAROLS…….BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Magnificat from Evening Service in E-flat (Washington, D.C.)…….David Hogan (1949-1996)
Responses…….Malcolm Archer (b.1952)
CAROL 89, It came upon the midnight clear…….CAROL
CAROL 115, What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES

Prelude, Three Settings of “In Dulci Jubilo”…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)
…….Johann Sebastain Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Gesu Bambino…….Petro Yon (1886-1943)

Sunday 17 December 2022, Advent III, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Adults and Girls with HS Singers

Hymns 56, O come, O come, Emmanuel…….VENI, VENI, EMMANUEL (1940 Hymnal Version)
…..64, O heavenly Word, eternal Light………O HEILAND, REISS
.….65, Prepare the way, O Zion…… BEREDEN VAG FOR HERRAN
…..67, Comfort, comfort ye my people…….PSALM 42
…..68, Rejoice! rejoice, believers…….LLANGLOFFAN

Anthem, Rejoice in the Lord alway…….Anonymous (16th century)
Anthem, This is the record of John…….Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Prelude Passacaglia in d-moll, BuxWV 161…….Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Postlude, Fuge in C-Dur, BuxWV 174…….Dietrich Buxtehude

Sunday 24 December 2023, Advent IV, Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 74, Blest be the King whose coming…….VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN
…….54, Savior of the nations, come!…….NUN KOMM, DER HEIDEN HEILAND
…….269, Ye who claim the faith of Jesus…….DEN DES VATERS SINN GEBOREN
…….81, Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming…….ES IST EIN ROS
…….57, Lo! he comes, with clouds descending…….HELMSLEY

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

MAGNIFICAT……. C. Villiers Stanford in G (1852-1924)
The Key…….Anthony Piccolo (b.1946)

Prelude Ciacona in e-moll, BuxWV 160……….Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Postlude Praeludium in D-Dur BuxWV 139……….Dietrich Buxtehude

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
See independent file for details

7:30 Festival Music for Violin, Trumpet and Organ
PRELUDE A Christmas Fantasia (World Premier)…….Malcolm Archer (b.1952)
Commissioned by the people of Grace Church in New York

Cynthia Roberts, violin
John Thiesen, trumpet
Patrick Allen, organ

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
……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
….Suo Gân…….Anonymous, arranged by George Guest (1924-2002)
….. All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b.1945)

Postlude, Choral Fantasy on In dulci jubilo, BWV 792…….Johann Sebastian Bach

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

10:30 Festival Music for Violin, Trumpet, and Organ
PRELUDE A Christmas Fantasia (World Premier)…….Malcolm Archer (b.1952)
Commissioned by the people of Grace Church in New York

Cynthia Roberts, violin
John Thiessen, trumpet,
Patrick Allen, organ

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

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, Anthem, Sussex Carol…….English Traditional Carol, 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 31 December 2023, Eve of Holy Name
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 7 January 2024, The Sunday after the Epiphany, The Baptism of Jesus Christ
Baptism and Holy Communion Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 616, Hail to the Lord’s Anointed…….ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVOGELEIN
…….121, Christ, when for us you were baptized……. CAITHNESS
…….516, Come down, O Love divine……DOWN AMPNEY
…….324, Let all mortal flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….448, O love, how deep, how broad, how high…….DEUS TUORUM MILITUM

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

Psalm 29. Afferte Domino.…..Anglican Chant (Barnby)

Offertory Anthem, “There shall a Star from Jacob come forth”…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Communion Anthem, Il est né le divin enfant…….French traditional carol arr. John Rutter (b.1945)

Prelude, Méditation…….Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
…….Prélude sur l’Introït de l’Épiphanie, Op. 13
Postlude, Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons, Op. 12…….Maurice Duruflé

Sunday 14 January, Epiphany II, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 135, Songs of thankfulness and praise…….SALZBURG
…..599, Lift every voice and sing…….LIFT EVERY VOICE
…..563, Go forward, Christian soldier…….LANCASHIRE

Venite, exultemus Domino……..Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Brightest and best of the sons of the morning…….Eric Thiman (1900-1975)
Offertory Anthen, Before the marvel of this night…….Carl Schalk (1929-2021)

Prelude, ‘Why does the azure deck the sky’?…….Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1954)
…… Carillon…….Alfred Herbert Brewer (1865-1928),
…….Andantino…….Harold Darke (1888-1976),
Postlude, Noel, Où s’en vont ces gais Bergers …… Jean-François Dandrieu (1682-1738)

Sunday 21 January, Epiphany III, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns: 522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA
…..542, Christ is the world’s true light…….ST JOAN
…..390, Praise to the Lord…….LOBE DEN HERREN

Venite, exultemus Domino…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Still, still, still…….trad. Austrian, arr. Barry Rose (b.1934)
Offertory Anthem, Joys seven…….arranged by Stephen Cleobury (1948-2019)

Prelude, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV 223…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)
Postlude, Toccata in F, BuxWV 156…….Dietrich Buxtehude

Sunday 28 January, Epiphany IV, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Novice and Junior Choristers of the Grace Church Choirs

Hymns: 124, What star is this…….PUER NOBIS
…..259, Hail to the Lord who comes, comes …….OLD 120th
…..335, I am the bread of life…….I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…..432, O praise ye the Lord……. LAUDATE DOMINUM

Venite, exultemus Domino…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Offertory Anthem, Brightest and best of the stars of the morning…….Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)
Communion Anthem, Gesù bambino…….Pietro Yon (1886 – 1943)

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op.70…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Toccata in F, BuxWV 157…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 4 February, Epiphany V, Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Adults and Girls with HS Singers

Hymns: 410, Praise, my soul, the King of heaven…….LAUDA ANIMA
…..632, O Christ, the Word Incarnate…….MUNICH
…..567, Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old …….ST. MATTHEW

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

Psalm 147. 1-11, 21c.Laudate Dominum.…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

Offertory Anthem, Ave verum…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Communion, The Lamb……. John Tavener (1944-2013)

Prelude, Ons is gheboren een kindekijn, SwWV 315 (Puer nobis nascitur)…….Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Postlude, Meine Seele erhebet den Herren, Fuga super il Magnificat, BWV 733…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 11 February, The Last Sunday of the Epiphany, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns: 137, O wondrous type! O vision fair…….WAREHAM
…..129, Christ upon the mountain peak…….MOWSLEY
…..618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN

Venite, exultemus Domino…….Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Nunc dimittis…….George Dyson in F (1883-1964)
Offertory Anthem, God of mercy, God of grace…….Barry Rose (b.1934)

Prelude, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr BWV 662…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Präludium in D-Dur, BuxWV 139…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

LENT 2024

Ash Wednesday 14 February – Holy Communion at Noon.
Hymns, 149, Eternal Lord of love…….OLD 124TH
…..143, The glory of these forth days…….ERHALT UNS, HERR
…..142, Lord, who through-out these forty days…….ST. FLAVIAN
…..150, Forty days and forty nights…….AUS DER TIEFE RUFE ICH

Prelude, O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß, BWV 622…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu, Christ, BWV 639
Postlude, Canzona in d-moll, BWV 588……. Johann Sebastian Bach

Ash Wednesday, 14 February, 6:00 p.m.
The Adult Choir

Hymns 149, Eternal Lord of love…….OLD 124TH
…..143, The glory of these forth days…….ERHALT UNS, HERR
…..142, Lord, who through-out these forty days…….ST. FLAVIAN
…..150, Forty days and forty nights AUS DER TIEFE RUFE ICH

Communion Service
Sanctus & Benedictus, Agnus Dei…….Hans Leo Hassler Missa secunda (1562-1612)

Psalm 103: 8-14. Benedic, anima mea…….Anglican Chant (H. Walford Davies)
Imposition of Ashes,
…..Miserere mei, Deus…….Gregorio Allegri (c. 1582 – 1652)
Offertory Anthem, Call to remembrance…….Richard Farrant (c.1530-1580)
Communion Motets, Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake…….John Hilton (c.1560-1608)
…..Hide not thou thy face from us, O Lord…….Richard Farrant

Prelude, O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß, BWV 622…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu, Christ, BWV 639
Postlude, Canzona in d-moll, BWV 588…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 18 February, Lent 1 – Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 149 Eternal Lord of love…….OLD 124TH
…..142 Lord, who throughout these forty days…….ST. FLAVIAN
…..688 A mighty fortress is our God…….EIN FESTE BURG

Canticle. Ecce, Deus. The First Song of Isaiah……Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake…….John Hilton (c.1560-1608)
Offertory Anthem, O Lord, in thy wrath rebuke me not……. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Prelude, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Toccata in E minor, P.462…….Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)

Sunday 25 February, Lent 2 – Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Choir of Adults, Girls and HS Singers

Hymns 401 The God of Abraham praise…….LEONI
…..558 Faith of our Fathers…ST. CATHERINE
…..48 O day of radiant gladness…….ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVOGELEIN

Canticle. Ecce, Deus. The First Song of Isaiah……Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Hide not thou thy face from us, O Lord…….Richard Farrant (c.1530-1580)
Offertory Anthem, God so loved the world…….John Stainer (1840-1901)

Prelude, From Libro quarto (1656)…….Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-1667)
Ricercar in d, FbWV 407, 408
Postlude, Präludium und Fuge in c-moll, BWV 546…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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