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Advent Carol Service

Sunday 3 December 2006 16:00-17:45 (Radio 3)

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

Duration:

1 hour 45 minutes

Playlist:

Advent Prose: Rorate coeli (Plainsong)
Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel
Bidding Prayer
Carol: Adam lay y bounden (Philip Ledger)

I :The Message of Advent
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Sapientia; O Adonai
First lesson: Isaiah 11 vv1-5
Carol: Threshold of Night (Tarik O'Regan)
Second lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5 vv1-11
Anthem: This is the record of John (Orlando Gibbons)

II: The Word of God
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Radix Jesse; O Clavis David
Carol: This have I done for my true love (Gustav Holst)
Third lesson: Micah 4 vv1-4
Carol: E'en so Lord Jesus (Paul Manz)
Fourth lesson: Luke 4 vv14-21
Hymn: Come thou long-expected Jesus

III: The Prophectic Call
Sentence and Collect
Antiphons: O Oriens; O Rex Gentium
Carol: Out of your sleep (Nelson)
Fifth lesson: Malachi 3 vv1-7
Carol: A spotless rose (Herbert Howells)
Sixth lesson: Matthew 3 vv1-11
Hymn: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

IV: The Christ Bearer
Sentence and Collect
Antiphon: O Emmanuel
Carol: There is no rose (Benjamin Britten)
Seventh lesson: Luke 1 vv39-49
Motet: I sing of a maiden (Lennox Berkeley)
Magnificat: Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigense (Herbert Howells)
Eighth lesson: John 3 vv1-8
Sentence and Christmas Collect
Carol: Bethlehem Down (Peter Warlock)
Hymn: Lo! He comes with clouds descending
College Prayer and Blessing
Organ Voluntary: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV645 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

Director of Music: David Hill
Senior Organ Student: Paul Provost




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