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

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PENTECOST 2021

Sunday 13 June 2021, Pentecost 3 (Proper 6), Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

HYMNS: 282, Christ, the fair glory…….CAELITES PLAUDANT
…..516, Come down, O Love divine…….DOWN AMPNEY
…..490, I want to walk as a child of the light …….HOUSTON
…..625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)
Benedictus es…….Anglican Chant (Turton)

Anthem, The Heavens are telling…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Offertory Anthem, Cantique de Jean Racine…….Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Prelude, Choral Prelude on RHOSYMEDRE…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Postlude, Psalm XIX: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God…….Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)

Sunday 20 June 2021, Pentecost 4 (Proper 7), Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns: 537, Christ for the world we sing!…….MOSCOW
…….Hymn 609, Where cross the crowded ways of life…….GARDINER
…….656, Blest are the pure in heart…….FRANCONIA
…….530, Spread, O spread, thou mighty word…….GOTT SEI DANK

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)
Benedictus es…….Anglican Chant (Turton)

Anthem, Jesu, the very thought of Thee …….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)
Offertory Anthem, Ye choirs of new Jerusalem…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Prelude Adagio cantabile from Sonata Pathétique, Opus 13…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Postlude, Carillon Sortie…….Henri Mulet (1878 – 1967)

Sunday 27 June 2021, Pentecost 5 (Proper 8), Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns: 539, O Zion, haste…….TIDINGS
…….Hymn 302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us…….DULCE CARMEN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)
Benedictus es…….Anglican Chant (Turton)

Anthem, Rejoice in the Lord alway……..Anonymous 16th Century
Offertory Anthem, Sicut cervus……. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)

Prelude Choral Dorien…..Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
Postlude Toccata in b……. Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

The Summer Season 2020

Sunday 14 June 2020, Pentecost 2 (Proper 6), Morning Prayer Rite I
Nathan Riehl, soloist

HYMNS: 686, Come, thou font of every blessing……NETTLETON
…..467, Sing, my soul, his wondrous love…….ST. BEES
…..7, Christ, whose glory fills the skies …….RATISBON
…..625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, The Heavens are telling…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique…..Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie ……… Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Sunday 21 June 2020, Pentecost 3 (Proper 7), Morning Prayer Rite I
Marcia Young, soloist

Hymns: 537, Christ for the world we sing!…….MOSCOW
…….609, Where cross the crowded ways of life…….GARDINER
…….656, Blest are the pure in heart…….FRANCONIA
…….530, Spread, O spread, thou mighty word…….GOTT SEI DANK

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Love’s endeavor, loves expense…..Barry Rose (b.1934)

Prelude Sonate in f moll, Opus 65/1……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Präludium und Fuge in a-moll, BWV 543…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 28 June 2020, Pentecost 4, Proper 8, Morning Prayer Rite One
Amy Bartram, soloist

Hymns: Hymns: 539, O Zion, haste…….TIDINGS
…….302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us…….DULCE CARMEN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “With verdure clad the fields appear delightful” from CREATION…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude Sonate in c moll, Opus 65/2……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Fuge in G-Dur, BWV 577…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 5 July 2020, Pentecost 5, Proper 9, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Benjamin Howard, soloist

Hymns: 539, O Zion, haste…….TIDINGS
…….302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….717, My country, ‘tis of thee…….AMERICA

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

Solo, “I go on my way in the strength of the Lord” from ELIJAH…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Sonate in A Dur, Opus 65/3……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Postlude, Trumpet Minuet…….Alfred Hollins (1865-1942)

Sunday 12 July 2020, Pentecost 6, Proper 10, Morning Prayer Rite I
Peter Gruett, soloist

Hymns:48, O day of radiant gladness…..ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
…….565, He who would valiant be…….MONK’S GATE
…….512, Come, Gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove…….MENDON
…….657, Love divine, all loves excelling…….HYFRYDOL

Jubilate…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Solo, “O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion” from MESSIAH…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude, Sonate in B Dur, Opus 65/4……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude, Marche religieuse, Op. 15/2 ……… Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

Sunday 19 July 2020, Pentecost 7, Proper 11, Morning Prayer Rite I
Jennifer Gliere, soloist

Hymns: 618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN
…….579, Almighty Father, strong to save MELITA
…….375, Give praise and glory unto God…….DU LEBENSBROT, HERR JESU CHRIST
…….625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH

Jubilate…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Solo, “My soul thirsts for God” from PSALM 42……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Sonate in D Dur, Opus 65/5……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Fuga in C……Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 26 July 2020, Pentecost 8, Proper 12, Morning Prayer Rite I
Marcia Young, soloist

Hymns: 410, Praise, my soul, the King of heaven…….LAUDA ANIMA
…….711, Seek ye first the kingdom of God …SEEK YE FIRST
…….Offertory Hymn 621, Light’s abode, celestial Salem…….RHUDDLAN
…….336, Come with us, O blessed Jesus……..WERDE MUNTER

Jubilate…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Solo, Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude Sonate in d moll, Opus 65/6……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Fanfare ……… Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823-1881)

Sunday 2 August 2020, Pentecost 9, Proper 13, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Benjamin Howard, soloist

Hymns: 522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA
…….Offertory Hymn 343, Shepherd of souls, refresh and bless…….ST. AGNES …….707, Take my life, and let it be…….HOLLINGSIDE
…….423, Immortal, invisible, God only wise……. ST. DENIO

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

Solo, “Love bade me welcome” from FIVE MYSTICAL SONGS…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Prelude Jesu, joy of man’s desiring……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Psalm XIX: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God…….Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)

Sunday 9 August 2020, Pentecost 10, The Sunday after the Transfiguration
and Proper 14, Morning Prayer Rite I

Melissa Kelley, soloist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “God is my Shepherd”……. Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Prelude Prière à Notre-Dame from Suite Gothique…….Leon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
Postlude Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 642…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 16 August 2020, Pentecost 11, Proper 15, Morning Prayer Rite I
Amy Bartram, soloist

Hymns: 436, Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates…….TRURO
…..Offertory Hymn 335, I am the bread of life I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…..383, Fairest Lord Jesus…….ST. ELIZABETH
…..411, O bless the Lord my soul!…….ST. THOMAS

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Entreat me not to leave thee…….Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Prelude Sonate in B Dur, Opus 65/4……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Sonate in B Dur, Opus 65/4……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Sunday 23 August 2020, Pentecost 12, Proper 16, Morning Prayer Rite I
Peter Gruett, soloist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “Every valley shall be exalted” from MESSIAH…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

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 30 August 2020, Pentecost 13, Proper 17, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Jennifer Gliere, soloist

Hymns: 401, The God of Abraham praise…….LEONI
……Offertory Hymn 304, I come with joy to meet my Lord……..LAND OF REST*
…….593, Lord, make us servants of your peace…….DICKINSON COLLEGE
……473, Lift high the cross…….CRUCIFER

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

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

Prelude Sheep may safely graze…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Passacaglia in d moll, BuxWV 161……. Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 6 September 2020, Pentecost 14, Proper 18, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Nathan Riehl, soloist

Hymns, 518, Christ is made the sure foundation…….WESTMINSTER ABBEY
376, Joyful, joyful we adore thee…….HYMN TO JOY
482, Lord of all hopefulness……SLANE
379, God is Love, let heaven adore him……..ABBOT’S LEIGH

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

Solo, If with all your heart ye truly seek Me, from ELIJAH…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude: Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clarke (c.1674-1707)

Fall 2020

Sunday 13 September 2020, Proper 19, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Combined Grace Church Choirs
The opening of the 126th Season of the Choirs.

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

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

Anthem, Almighty and everlasting God……..Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Offertory Anthem, O how amiable are thy dwellings…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

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 20 September 2020, Proper 20, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 368, Holy Father, great Creator…….REGENT SQUARE
…….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

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Lead me, Lord…….S.S. Wesley (1810-1876)
Offertory, Brother James’s Air…….James Macbeth Bain, Arr. Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

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 27 September 2020, Proper 21, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 282, Christ the fair glory…….CAELITES PLAUDANT
…….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

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

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

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 4 October 2020, Proper 22, The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Adult Choir

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

Psalm 80: 7-15. Qui regis Israel.…….Anglican Chant (Walford Davies)

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

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 11 October 2020, Proper 23, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

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

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, From the rising of the sun…….Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)
Offertory Anthem, He, watching over Israel from ELIJAH…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude, Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…….Adagio from Troisième Symphonie, Op. 28……..Louis Vierne (1870-1837)
Postlude, Toccata en si mineur…….Eugène Gigout (1844 –1925)

Sunday 18 October 2020, 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 18 October 2020, Proper 24, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

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

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

Anthem, Dignus est agnus…….Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003)
Offertory Anthem, O praise God in his holiness…….Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

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

Sunday 25 October 2020, Proper 25, Morning Prayer Rite One
The Adult Choir

Hymns 473, Lift high the cross…….CRUCIFER
…….623, O what their joy…….O QUANTA QUALIA
…….324, Let all moral flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….688, A mighty fortress is our God…….EIN FESTE BURG

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Magnificat……. Harold Friedell in F (1905-1958)
Offertory Anthem, 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 1 November 2020, All Saints’ Day
The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Adult Choir.

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 Motet, Justorum animæ…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

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

Sunday 1 November 2020, Choral Evensong Rite I at Four o’clock.
The Adult Choir with The Parish Choir

Hymn 286, Who are these like stars appearing……ZEUCH MICH, ZEUCH MICH
…….Hymn 625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148th

Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Psalm 34: 1-8. Benedicam Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)
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 8 November 2020, Proper 27, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 573, Father eternal…….LANGHAM
…….597, O day of peace…….JERUSALEM
…….1, Father, we praise thee……. CHRISTE SANCTORUM
…….680, O God, our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Jubilate Deo…….Benjamin Britten in C (1913-1976)
Offertory Anthem, Judge Eternal……Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

Prelude, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie…….Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Sunday 15 November 2020, Proper 28, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 573, Father eternal…….LANGHAM
…….597, O day of peace…….JERUSALEM
…….1, Father, we praise thee……. CHRISTE SANCTORUM
…….680, O God, our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

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 22 November 2020, The Last Sunday after Pentecost,
Christ the King, Morning Prayer Rite I
Alumni of the Choirs with The Choir of Men and Boys, The Girls’ Choir, The Adult Choir

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

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
Offertory Anthem, Zadok the priest…….George Frideric Handel(1685-1759)

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)

Wednesday 25 November 2020, 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

ADVENT 2020

Sunday 29 November 2020, Advent 1, Year B/1 – Holy Eucharist, Rite I
The Adult Choir

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, 16-18…….Anglican Chant (H. Walford Davies)

Offertory Anthem The Lord will surely come…….Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
Communion Anthem, Twas in the year that King Uzziah died…….Sarum, sixteenth century setting

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

Sunday 6 December 2020, Advent II, Holy Communion Rite I
The Adult Choir

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

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

Psalm 85: 1-2, 7-13. Benedixisit, Domine.…….Anglican Chant (Knight)

Offertory Anthem, from MESSIAH……. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
…….And the glory of the Lord
Communion Motet, Canite tuba…….Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)

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 13 December 2020, Advent III, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

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

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

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, Toccata in d-moll, BWV 538…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 20 December 2020, 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 Ciaconna in e-moll, BWV 533……….Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Postlude Toccata in F-Dur, BWV 540…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

CHRISTMASTIDE 2020

24 December, 8:00 p.m. Christmas Eve, live streamed only.
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – The Choir of Grace Church in New York

7:30 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»

PRELUDE Three settings of “In dulci Jubilo”…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c. 1637-1707)
…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

HYMNS, Once in royal David’s city, verses 1,2,5,6…….IRBY, Descant by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
…..Angels we have heard on high, verses 1, 2…….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, 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)

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

25 December, Christmas Morning, Holy Communion, Rite I
11:00 o’clock a.m., open to the public,
please pre-register
and live streamed.
The Adult Choir

Hymns 83, O come, all ye faithful, verses 1-3, 6…….ADESTE FIDELES
…….96, Angels we have heard on high, verses 1,2…….GLORIA
…….100, Joy to the world!…….ANTIOCH
…….115, What child is this…….GREENSLEEVES
…….87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN

Psalm 98: 1-6. Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (I. A. Atkins)
Offertory Anthem, Joys seven…….English traditional carol arranged by Stephen Cleobury (1948-2019)
Sanctus & Agnus Dei…….George Malcolm Missa ad Præsepe (1917-1997)
At the Communion, Anthem, The Infant King…….Basque Noël, arranged by David V. Willcocks

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

Sunday 27 December 2020, The First Sunday after Christmas
Holy Communion Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 87, Hark! the herald angels sing…….MENDELSSOHN
…….96, Angels we have heard on high verses 1,2…….GLORIA
…….81, Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming……ES IST EIN ROS
…….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 3 January 2021, 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)

Offertory Anthem, All Bells in Paradise…….John Rutter (b. 1945)
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)

EPIPHANY 2021

Sunday 10 January, Epiphany I, Eucharist Rite I, The Baptism of our Lord
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, Before the marvel of this night…….Carl Schalk (b.1929)
Communion Anthem, A spotless rose…….Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

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 17 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)
Surge, illuminare…….Anglican Chant (Barnby)

Anthem, Brightest and best of the sons of the morning…….Eric Thiman (1900-1975)
Offertory Anthen, Lo! star-led chiefs…….William Crotch (1775 – 1847)

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, Fuge in G, BWV 577……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 24 January, Epiphany III, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

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)
Surge, illuminare…….Anglican Chant (Barnby)

Anthem, O God, who by the leading of a start…….Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)
Offertory Anthem, “There shall a Star from Jacob come forth”…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude, Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BuxWV 184…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)
Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn, BuxWV 191
Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BuxWV 196
Postlude, Praeludium in E, BuxWV 141…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

unday 31 January, Epiphany IV, Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Adult Choir

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

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 111. Confitebor tibi…….Anglican Chant (H. Lawes)

Offertory Anthem, Thy word is a lantern…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Communion Anthem, Draw us in the Spirit’s tether…….Harold Friedell (1905-1958)

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op.70…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Fuge in g, BWV 578……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 7 February, Epiphany V, Holy Eucharist Rite II
The Adult Choir

Hymns: 473, Lift high the cross…….CRUCIFER
…..632, O Christ, the Word Incarnate…….MUNICH
…..567, Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old …….ST. MATTHEW

Psalm 147: 1 – 12. Laudate Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

Offertory Anthem, Insanae et vanae curae……. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Communion, Nunc dimittis…….(Evening Service in F) Harold Friedell (1905-1958)

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 14 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)
Surge, illuminare…….Anglican Chant (Barnby)

Canticle, Te Deum laudamus…….Benjamin Britten in C (1913-1976)
Offertory Anthem From the rising of the sun…….Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)

Prelude, Voluntary in d…….John Stanley (1712-1786)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie …….Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Lent / Easter 2021

Wednesday 17 February March 2021
Ash Wednesday – Holy Communion – Six o’clock 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)

Imposition of Ashes,
…..Miserere mei, Deus…….Gregorio Allegri (c. 1582 – 1652)
Offertory Anthem, Call to remembrance…….Richard Farrant (c.1530-1580)
Presentation Hymn 474, vs. 4 …….ROCKINGHAM

Communion Motets, Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake…….John Hilton (c.1560-1608)

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

At 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.
Responses to the Decalogue
adapted from and S-102, Trisagion…….after Alexander Archangelsky (1846-1924)

Sunday 21 February 2021, 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
…..445 Praise to the holiest in the height…….GERONTIUS
…..688 A mighty fortress is our God…….EIN FESTE BURG

Canticle. Quærite Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

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, 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 28 February, Lent 2 – Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 401 The God of Abraham praise…….LEONI
…..448 O love, how deep, how broad, how high…….DEUS TUORUM MELITUM
…..558 Faith of our Fathers…ST. CATHERINE
…..48 O day of radiant gladness…….ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVOGELEIN

Canticle. Quærite Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

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, Sonata in e-moll, BWV 528…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Fantasie und Fuge in c-moll, BWV 537…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 7 March 2020, Lent 3 – Holy Eucharist, Rite I
The 175th Anniversary of the Dedication of Grace Church in New York at Broadway and 10th Street
The Adult Choir

Hymns 518, Christ is made the sure foundation…….WESTMINSTER ABBEY
…..360, Only begotten, Word of God eternal……ROUEN
…..583, O holy city, seen of John…….MORNING SONG

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

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

Offertory Anthem, I was glad…….C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
Communion Anthem, How lovely is Thy dweling place – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

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

Sunday 14 March 2021, Lent 4. Laetare Sunday – Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 149 Eternal Lord of love…….OLD 124TH
…..488, Be thou my vision…….SLANE
…..474, When I survey the wondrous cross…….ROCKINGHAM
…..470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER

Canticle. Quærite Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

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

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, Praeludium in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 21 March 2021. Lent 5. Morning Prayer, Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 573 Father eternal, Ruler of creation…….LANGHAM
…….140 Wilt thou forgive that sin…….DONNE
…….398 I sing the almighty power of God…….FOREST GREEN
…….495, Hail, thou once despised Jesus…….IN BABILONE

Canticle. Quærite Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

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

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

HOLY WEEK 2021

Sunday 28 March 2021 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, The Palms…….Jean Baptiste Faure (1830-1914)
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”

Thursday 31 March 2021, 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 78: 15-21, 24-26. Attendite, popule……..Anglican Chant (Garrett, Stonex)

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

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 1 April 2021, 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

Anthem, God so loved the world from CRUCIFIXION…….John Stainer (1840-1901)
Motet, Crux Fidelis……King John of Portugal (d. 1656)
Motet, Adoramus te, Christe…….attrib. to G. P. da Palestrina (1526-94)
Motet, Salvator mundi…….Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

EASTER 2021

Sunday 4 April 2021 – EASTER DAY 9 o’clock a.m.
The Choir of Grace Church

Hymn 207, Jesus Christ is risen today…….EASTER HYMN
Anthem of Praise: Hallelujah from MESSIAH……. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Sequence Hymn 208, The strife is o’er, the battle done…….VICTORY
Offertory Hymn 180, He is risen, he is risen!…….UNSER HERRSCHER
…….174, At the Lamb’s high feast we sing…….SALZBURG

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, Praeludium und Fuge in C-Dur, BWV 547…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Toccata (Cinquième Symphonie, Opus 42/1)…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Sunday 4 April 2021– EASTER DAY 11 o’clock a.m.
The Choir of Grace Church

Prelude, Praeludium und Fuge in C-Dur, BWV 547…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

At the Procession Hymn 207, Jesus Christ is risen today…….EASTER HYMN
Anthem of Praise, Hallelujah from MESSIAH……. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Psalm 118 : 14-17, 22-24. Confitemini Domino…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

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

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

EASTERTIDE 2021

Sunday 11 April 2021, The Second Sunday of Easter – Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

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
…..432, O praise ye the Lord!…….LAUDATE DOMINUM

Jubilate Deo…….Anglican Chant (Russell)
Pascha nostrum……Anglican Chant (Goss)

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

Prelude, Präludium und Fuge in G-Dur, BWV 541…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Carillon de Westminster…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 18 April May 2021, The Third Sunday of Easter, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 460, Alleluia! sing to Jesus…….HYFRYDOL
…..208, The strife is o’er, the battle done…….VICTORY
…..210, The day of resurrection…….ELLACOMBE
199, Come, ye faithful, raise the strain…….ST KEVIN

Jubilate Deo…….Anglican Chant (Russell)
Pascha nostrum……Anglican Chant (Goss)

Anthem, The Heavens are telling…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Offertory Anthem, O praise God in his holiness…….Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

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

Sunday 25 April 2021, The Fourth Sunday of Easter – Morning Prayer Rite One
The Adult Choir

Hymns 179, Welcome, happy morning…….FORTUNATUS
…..518, Christ is made the sure foundation…….WESTMINSTER ABBEY
……645, The King of love my shepherd is…….ST. COLUMBA
…..182, Christ is alive! Let Christians sing……TRURO

Jubilate Deo…….Anglican Chant (Russell)
Pascha nostrum……..Anglican Chant (Goss)

Anthem, Almighty and everlasting God…….Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Offertory Anthem, Love’s endeavor, love’s expense…….Barry Rose (b.1934)

Prelude, Psalm-prelude set 1, no. 2 …… Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)
Postlude, Grand chœur dialogué……… Eugene Gigout (1844 –1925)

Sunday 2 May 2021, The Fifth Sunday of Easter – Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 410, Praise my soul, the King of heaven…….LAUDA ANIMA
…..180, He is risen, he is risen!…….UNSER HERRSCHER
…..707, Take my life, and let it be consecrated…….HOLLINGSIDE
…..193, That Easter day with joy was bright…….PUER NOBIS

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

Psalm 22: 25-32. Deus, Deus meus…….Anglican Chant (H. Smart)

Offertory Anthem, “How lovely are the messengers” from ST. PAUL…….Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Communion Anthem, Ego sum panis vivus……. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)

Prelude, Jesu, joy of man’s desiring…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Trumpet Tune…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Sunday 9 May 2021, The Sixth Sunday of Easter, Morning Prayer Rite I,
The Adult Choir

Hymns 377, All people that on earth do dwell…….OLD 100TH
…..292, O Jesus, crowned with all renown…….KINGSFOLD
…..577, God is love, and where true love is…….UBI CARITAS
…..379, God is love, let heaven adore him…….ABBOT’S LEIGH

Jubilate Deo…….Anglican Chant (Russell)
Pascha nostrum……..Anglican Chant (Goss)

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

Prelude, Toccata in e…….Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
…..Ciacona in e, BuxWV 160…….Dietrich Buxtehude (c. 1637-1707)
Postlude, Präludium in C-Dur, BuxWV 137… Dietrich Buxtehude

Sunday 16 May 2021, The Seventh Sunday of Easter, Morning Prayer Rite I,
The Adult Choir
Sunday after Ascension Day

Hymns 494, Crown him with many crowns…….DIADEMATA
…..214, Hail the day that sees him rise…….LLANFAIR
…..215, See the Conqueror mounts in triumph……IN BABILONE
…..544, Jesus shall reign where’er the sun…….DUKE STREET

Jubilate Deo…….Anglican Chant (Russell)
Pascha nostrum……..Anglican Chant (Goss)

Anthem, Since by man came death from MESSIAH…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Offertory Anthem, O clap your hands…….Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Prelude, Passacaglia in d-moll, BuxWV 161…….Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
…….Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BuxWV 184
Postlude, Praeludium in D-Dur, BuxWV 139……. Dieterich Buxtehude

Sunday 23 May 2021, Whitsunday, The Day of Pentecost, Baptism/Holy Communion Rite One,
The Adult Choir

Hymns 522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA
…..516, Come down, O Love divine…….DOWN AMPNEY
…..505, O Spirit of Life, O Spirit of God…….O HEILIGER GEIST
…..509, Spirit divine, attend our prayers…….NUN DANKET ALL UND BRINGET EHR
…..688, A mighty fortress is our God……. EIN FESTE BURG

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

Psalm 104: 24-31. Benedic, anima mea…….Anglican Chant (Bairstow)

Anthem, Listen, sweet dove…….Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
Communion Anthem, If ye love me…….Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Prelude, Prelude, Fugue et Variation…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Chorale en la mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)

Sunday 30 May 2021, Holy Eucharist Rite I, Pentecost 1 (Trinity Sunday)
Memorial Day Weekend
The Adult Choir

Hymns 366, Holy God, we praise thy Name …….GROSSER GOTT
…..362, Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!…….NICAEA
…..597, O day of peace that dimly shines…….JERUSALEM
….368, Holy Father, great Creator…….REGENT SQUARE

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

Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus noster…….Plainsong Tone V 2 (fauxbourdon by Gerre Hancock)

Offertory Anthem, Greater Love hath no man…….John Ireland (1879-1962)
Communion Anthem, How lovely is thy dwelling place…….Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Prelude, Voluntary in C…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Postlude, Premier Symphonie, Opus 14, Final…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 6 June 2021, Pentecost 2 (Proper 5), Morning Prayer Rite I
End of the 126th season of the Choirs.
Senior Boy and Girl Choristers with the Adult Choir
Choir Appreciation Sunday

HYMNS: 47, On this day, the first of days…….GOTT SEI DANK
…..381, Thy strong word did cleave the darkness…….TON-Y-BOTEL
…..194, Jesus lives! Thy terrors now…….ST. ALBINUS

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

Psalm 130. De profundis……..Anglican Chant (from Purcell, Rimbault)

Offertory Anthem, Draw us in the Spirit’s tether…….Harold Friedell (1905-1958)
Communion Anthem, Ave verum……. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Post Communion/End of Service, The Lord bless you and keep you…….John Rutter (b.1945)

Prelude, Vater unser im Himmelreich…….Georg Bőhm (1661-1733)
Postlude, Praeludium in e-moll……. Nicolaus Bruhns (1665 – 1697)

SUMMER 2021