Schedule of Service Music for...


Saturday, December 27, 2008 – 4:00 PM
The Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist
A Service of Lessons and Carols

The Hymns
Once in royal David’s city – Stanzas 1–3 harmonised by A. H. Mann,
Descant and organ part by David Willcocks
I know a rose-tree springing
Angels, from the realms of glory
Of the Father’s love begotten
Hark! the herald angels sing – arr. Willcocks

The Carols and Anthems
Adam lay ybounden Boris Ord
Laetentur coeli William Byrd
Gabriel’s message – Old Basque Carol
I sing of a maiden Patrick Hadley
Magnificat (from Evening Service in E) – Herbert Murrill
A Boy was born Benjamin Britten
Nunc dimittis (from Evening Service in E) – Murrill
Let all mortal flesh keep silence Edward Bairstow

The Organ Voluntaries
La NativitéJean Langlais
Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen, op. 122, no. 8Johannes Brahms
In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 – Johann Sebastian Bach