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Advent Carol Service - St John's College, Cambridge

A Service for Advent with carols, from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.

live from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge
Carol: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (arr. Nield)
Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel) (descant: Hill)
Bidding Prayer
Carol: The Cherry Tree Carol (arr. Cleobury)
I The Message of Advent
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Sapientia and O Adonai
First lesson: Isaiah 11 vv.1-5
Carol: A Tender Shoot (Goldschmidt)
Second lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5 vv. 1-11
Out of your Sleep (Milner)
II The Word of God
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Radix Jesse and O Clavis David
Anthem: Adam lay ibounden (Swayne)
Third lesson: Micah 4 vv.1-4
Carol: The Truth from Above (arr. Vaughan Williams/ Robinson)
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
Motet: Rorate coeli (Guerrero)
Fifth lesson: Malachi 3 vv.1-7
Anthem: How lovely are the messengers (Mendelssohn)
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
Carol: The Annunciation (first performance) (Harvey)
Seventh lesson: Luke 1 vv.39-49
Motet: Übers Gebirg Maria geht (Eccard)
Magnificat: Stanford in B flat
Eighth lesson: John 3 vv.1-8
Sentence and Christmas Collect
Carol: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (Gardner)
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
Assistant Organist: John Challenger.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 27 Nov 2011 16:00