April 16, 2006
Easter Day
The Service of Holy Communion

Guest Artists

Pre-Service Music
Brass Prelude (9:30 AM)

The Hymns
The Processional Hymn: 86 – Hail thee, festival day!
The Sequence Hymn: 91 – The strife is o’er, the battle done
The Sermon Hymn: 87 – “Welcome, happy morning!” age to age shall say (Descant: Lewis)
The Communion Hymn: 89 – At the Lamb’s high feast we sing
The Recessional Hymn: 85 – Jesus Christ is risen today

The Setting of the Ordinary
Communion Service in B Minor – T. Tertius Noble, Francis Jackson (Kyrie)
Old Scottish Chant (739)

The Minor Propers
Easter Day

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Introit: Haec dies – William Byrd
The Psalm: 118:14-17, 22-24. Fortitudo mea. – Anglican Chant: Alan Gray
The Offertory Anthem: The promise which was made – Sir Edward Bairstow
The Communion Motet: Ave verum corpus – William Byrd

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: Madrigal (from 24 Pièces en style libre, Op. 31) – Louis Vierne
The Postlude: Final (from Première Symphonie, Op. 14) – Vierne