Schedule of Service Music for...


Sunday, December 4, 2011 10:00 AM
The Second Sunday in Advent
The Service of Holy Communion

The Hymns
The Opening Hymn: 402 – O Word of God incarnate
The Sermon Hymn: 403 – Book of books, our people’s strength
The Communion Hymn: 195 – Father, we thank thee who hast planted
The Closing Hymn: 522 – Lord Christ, when first thou cam’st to men

The Setting of the Ordinary
John Merbecke and George C. Martin (701)
Missa MarialisPlainsong, 10th–14th century (798, 723)
In place of the Gloria in excelsis: 209 – O saving Victim, opening wide (Tune: St. Vincent)

The Minor Propers
Advent II – Gregorian Chant: The St. John’s Gradual (preliminary)
The Introit: Populus Sion – Isaiah 30:19, 30; Psalm 80:1a
The Gradual: Ex Sion – Psalm 50:2, 5
The Alleluia: Lætátus sum – Psalm 122:1
The Offertory: Deus tu convértens – Psalm 85:6–7
The Communion: Jerúsalem surge – Baruch 5:5; 4:36

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 50:1–6. Deus deorum. Anglican Chant: Edward Bairstow
The Offertory Anthem: Laetentur coeli William Byrd

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BuxWV 211 – Dieterich Buxtehude
The Postlude: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661 – Johann Sebastian Bach