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Advent Carol Service

From the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.

Live from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.
Carol: Adam lay ybounden (M. Martin)
Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel) (descant: Hill)
Bidding Prayer
Carol: The Apple Tree (Poston)
I The Message of Advent
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Sapientia and O Adonai
First lesson: Isaiah 11 vv.1-5
Carol: Out of your sleep (R.R. Bennett)
Second lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5 vv.1-11
Motet: Nox praecessit (Sven-Erik B├Ąck)
II The Word of God
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Radix Jesse and O Clavis David
Motet: Laetentur coeli (Byrd)
Third lesson: Micah 4 vv.1-4
Carol: The Call (Panufnik) 1st performance
Fourth lesson: Luke 4 vv.14-21
Hymn: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus) (descant: Robinson)
III The Prophetic Call
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Oriens and O Rex Gentium
Carol: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (arr. Willcocks)
Fifth lesson: Malachi 3 vv.1-7
Anthem: This is the record of John (Gibbons)
Sixth lesson: Matthew 3 vv.1-11
Hymn: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry (Winchester New) (descant: Robinson)
IV The Christ-Bearer
Sentence and Collect
Antiphon: O Emmanuel
Motet: Bogoroditsye Dyevo (Rachmaninoff)
Seventh lesson: Luke 1 vv.39-49
Carol: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (arr. Praetorius and Cashmore)
Magnificat: Murrill in E
Eighth lesson: John 3 vv.1-8
Sentence and Christmas Collect
Carol: Make we joy (Robinson)
Hymn: Lo! He comes with clouds descending (Helmsley) (descant: Robinson)
College Prayer and Blessing
Organ Voluntary: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645 (J. S. Bach)

Director of Music: Andrew Nethsingha
Senior Organ Student: John Challenger.

1 hour, 30 minutes