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

ADVENT 2022

Sunday 4 December 2022, Advent II, Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Combined Novice and Junior Choristers, Senior Mentors with Adults

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

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

Psalm 72. 1-7, 18-19. Deus, judicium…….Anglican Chant (Barnby)

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, 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 4 December 2022, Advent II, 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, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come…….Paul Manz (1919-2009)

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 11 December 2022, Advent III, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

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 b minor……. Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

Sunday 11 December 2022, Advent III, 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 18 December 2022, 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 Toccata in F-Dur, BWV 540…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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 Festival Music for the Organ
Patrick Allen, organ
Nouveau Livre de Noëls Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

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

HYMNS, Once in royal David’s city…….IRBY, Descant by David V. Willcocks (1919-2015)
…..Angels we have heard on high…….GLORIA
…..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)
…….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
….. 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 Festival Music for Organ, Baroque Trumpet, and Baroque Violin
John Thiessen, baroque trumpet, Cynthia Roberts baroque violin & 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, 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

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 1 January 2023, 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 8. Domine, Dominus noster…….Plainsong Tone V 2 (fauxbourdon by Gerre Hancock)

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 8 January 2023, The Sunday after the Epiphany, The Baptism of Jesus Christ
Baptism and Holy Communion Rite I
The Girls’ Choir with HS Singers and Adults

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, Sing my soul…….Ned Rorem (1923-2022)

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

SUMMER 2022

Sunday 12 June 2022, Morning Prayer Rite I, Pentecost 1 (Trinity Sunday)
The Combined Choirs, Choir Appreciation Sunday, End of the 127th Season of the Choirs.

Hymns 366, Holy God, we praise thy Name …….GROSSER GOTT
(at 9 am, vs. 1-4 only)
…..362, Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!…….NICAEA
…..597, O day of peace that dimly shines…….JERUSALEM
….368, Holy Father, great Creator…….REGENT SQUARE

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

Anthem, The Heavens are telling…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Offertory Anthem, I was glad…….C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

After the final Blessing, The Lord bless you and keep you…….John Rutter (b.1945)

Prelude, Prelude Fugue et Variation…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie …….Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

SUMMER 2022

Sunday 19 June 2022, Pentecost 2, Proper 7, Morning Prayer Rite One
Sean Fallen, tenor, soloist
Lenora McCroskey, organist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, The Call, from Five Mystical Songs…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
Offertory Solo, Solo, “Every valley shall be exalted” from Messiah…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude, Mein Jesu, der du mich, Op. 122/1…….Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
…..O Gott, du frommer Gott, Op. 122/7
…..Schmücke dich, o Liebe Seele, Op. 122/5
Postlude, Sonata in A minor, Wq. 70, 1 (Allegro Assai)…….C. P. E. Bach (1714-1788)

Sunday 26 June 2022, Pentecost 3, Proper 8, Morning Prayer Rite One
Melissa Kelley, soprano, soloist
Lenora McCroskey, organist

Hymns: 539, O Zion, haste…….TIDINGS
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us…….DULCE CARMEN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Gebet…….Ferdinand Hiller (1811-1885)
Offertory Solo, Panis Angelicus, from Messe à trois voix…….César Franck (1822-1890)

Prelude, Recit de tierce en taille (Gloria)…….Nicolas di Grigny (1672-1703)
……the peace may be exchanged, from Rubrics…….Dan Locklair (b.1949)
Postlude, Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV 161…….Dieterich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 3 July 2022, Pentecost 4, Proper 9, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Nathan Riehl, tenor, soloist
Lenora McCroskey, organist

Hymns: 680, O God, our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE
……. 591, O God of earth and altar…….KING’S LYNN
…….302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
……. 717, My country, ‘tis of thee…….AMERICA

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, I will sing new songs of gladness from Biblical Songs…….Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Communion solo, Jesu, The Very Thought of Thee…….S.S. Wesley (1810-1876)

Prelude, Schmücke dich, O Lieber Seele, BWV. 654…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist, BWV. 667…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 10 July 2022, Pentecost 5, Proper 10, Morning Prayer Rite One
Amy Goldin, soprano, soloist
Lenora McCroskey, organist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, En Prière Op. 43 No. 1…….Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Offertory solo, Domine Deus, from Gloria…….Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Prelude, Andante in D Major, MWV W 32…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude, Prelude and Fugue in G Major, Op. 37/2…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Sunday 17 July 2022, Pentecost 6, Proper 11, Morning Prayer Rite I
Amy Bartram, soprano, soloist
Lenora McCroskey, 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, Alleluia, from Exsultate, jubilate…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Offertory solo, I Know That My Redeemer Liveth, from Messiah…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude, Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht, BWV 1096…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Wir glauben all einen Gott, BWV 1098
…..Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 1105…….from the Neumeister Chorales
Postlude, Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV. 671…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 24 July 2022, Pentecost 7, Proper 12, Morning Prayer Rite I
Nathan Riehl, tenor, soloist
Ross Wood, 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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Then shall the righteous shine forth, from Elijah…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy(1809-1847)
Offertory solo, O nata lux…….Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)

Prelude, O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig, BWV 656…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Pièce d’orgue, BWV 572…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 31 July 2022, Pentecost 8, Proper 13, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Bob Lukomski, tenor, soloist
Ross Wood, organist

Hymns: 398, I sing the almighty power of God……FOREST GREEN
…….707, Take my life, and let it be…….HOLLINGSIDE
…….423, Immortal, invisible, God only wise…….ST. DENIO

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, The King of love my Shepherd is…….Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
Communion Solo, Domine, ego credidi, from Oratorio de Noel Op. 12…….Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Prelude, Romance from Symphony no 4, op 32…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Postlude, Toccata…….Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)

Sunday 7 August 2022, Pentecost 9 and Proper 14, Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Melissa Kelley, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns: 390, Praise to the Lord…….LAUDA ANIMA
…….383, Fairest Lord Jesus…….ST. ELIZABETH
…….608, Eternal Father, strong to save…….MELITA
…….699, Jesus, Lover of my soul…….ABERYSTWYTH

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…….George Frideric Händel (1685-1759)
Communion Solo, Benedictus, from Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis Deo…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude, Adagio from Troisième symphonie pour grand orgue, Opus 28…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Postlude, Final from Troisième symphonie pour grand orgue, Opus 28…….Louis Vierne

Sunday 14 August 2022, Pentecost 10, Proper 15, Morning Prayer Rite I
Nathan Riehl, tenor, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Offertory solo, If with all your hearts, from Elijah, Op. 70…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Communion solo, A Song of Freedom, from Bible Songs, Op.113, No.1…….Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Prelude, Sonate in Es-Dur, BWV 525…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Prelude in G-Dur, BWV 541…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 21 August 2022, Pentecost 11, Proper 16, Morning Prayer Rite I
Jennifer Gliere, soprano, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Brother James’ Air…….James Leith MacBeth Bain (1860-1925), arr. Malcom Archer
Offertory solo, “I love to tell the story”…….William G. Fischer (1835-1912)

Prelude, Zwei Etuden in kanonischer Form für Orgel, Opus 56/1,4…….Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Postlude, Praeludium in F…….Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)

Sunday 28 August 2022, Pentecost 12, Proper 17, Morning Prayer Rite I
Bob Lukomki, tenor, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

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

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Holy Ghost, Dispel Our Sadness…….Timothy Luby (b. 1946)
Offertory solo, Sanctus from Messe solennelle de Sainte-Cécile, Op. 2…….Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Prelude, Prelude & Petit Canon from Three Improvisations…….Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)
Postlude, Pasticcio…….Jean Langlais (1907-1991)

Sunday 4 September 2022, Pentecost 13, Proper 18, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Sean Fallen, tenor, soloist
Catherine Rodland, organist

Hymns, 518, Christ is made the sure foundation……WESTMINSTER ABBEY
376, Joyful, joyful we adore thee…….HYMN TO JOY
208a, Here, O my Lord…….PENITENTIA***
334, Praise the Lord, rise up rejoicing…….ALLES IST AN GOTTES SEGEN
***From the 1940 Hymnal: https://hymnary.org/hymnal/HPEC1940?page=0

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, Sure on this Shining Night, Opus 13. No. 3…….Samuel Barber (1910-19810)
Communion Solo, “In native worth…” from The Creation, Hob. XXI:2…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude, Moderato cantabile from Symphony No. 8, Op. 42, no. 4…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Final from Symphony No. 2, op. 13, no. 2…….Charles-Marie Widor

Fall 2022

Sunday 11 September 2022, Proper 19, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Combined Grace Church Choirs
The opening of the 128th 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)

Anthem, Jesu, joy of man’s desiring…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Offertory, Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)

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 18 September 2022, Proper 20, 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
…….475, God himself is with us…….TYSK
…….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-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Andante tranquillo from Sonata in A Major, Opus 65/3
Postlude, Voluntary in C…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Sunday 25 September 2022, Proper 21, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

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)

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 2 October 2022, Proper 22 The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

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

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

Psalm 37 : 1-9. Noli aemulari…….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 9 October 2022, 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)

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 16 October 2022, Proper 24, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

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)

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 16 October 2022, 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 23 October 2022, Proper 25, Morning Prayer Rite One
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 473, Lift high the cross…….CRUCIFER
…….623, O what their joy…….O QUANTA QUALIA
…….376, Joyful, joyful we adore thee……HYMN TO JOY
…….470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER

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 30 October 2022, Proper 26, Holy Eucharist Rite One
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 388, O worship the King, all glorious above!…….HANOVER
…….398, I sing the almighty power of God……FORREST GREEN
…….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 32. Beati quorum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)

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 6 November 2022, 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 6 November 2022, 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 13 November 2022, Proper 28, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

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)

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 20 November 2022, The Last Sunday after Pentecost,
Christ the King, Morning Prayer Rite I
Grace Church School Sunday
Alumni of the Choirs with The Choir of Men and Boys, The Girls’ Choir and HS Singers

Hymns, 625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148th
…….291, We plow the fields…….WIR PFLUGEN
…….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 22 November 2022, GCS Thanksgiving Service
The combined Senior 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, All things bright and beautiful…….Barry Rose (b.1934)
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 23 November 2022, 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 2022

Sunday 27 November, Advent 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 122. Lætatus sum…….Anglican Chant (Bairstow)

Motet, Canite tuba…….Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)
Offertory Anthem The Lord will surely come…….Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

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

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