Carol Service Dec 2017

Carol Service 17 December 2017


HYMN Once in royal VV 1 & 2 solo/choir

Welcome and Bidding prayer

CAROL  Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – trad. arr. Wilcox

First LESSON (Creation)

CAROL  O magnum mysterium – Victoria

Second LESSON (The Fall)

HYMN God rest you, merry gentlemen

CAROL  The Lord at first did Adam make – trad. Arr. Willcocks

Third LESSON (Prophecy of birth)

HYMN It came upon a midnight clear

CAROL  Remember, O thou man – Arthur Oldham

Fourth LESSON (Kingdom of peace)

CAROL  Lux aurumque – Whitacre 

Fifth LESSON (Annunciation)

HYMN O Little town 

CAROL  Ding dong! Merrily on high - trad French tune arr. Malcolm Williamson

Sixth LESSON (Birth)

CAROL  A Child is born in Bethlehem – Scheidt/arr. Willcocks

Seventh LESSON (Shepherds)

HYMN While Shepherds (tune: Ilkley Moor Baht’ at)

CAROL  The shepherd’s farewell from L’enfance du Christ, Op. 25 - Berlioz

Eighth LESSON (Magi)

CAROL  I wonder as I wander – Appalachian, coll. Niles, arr. Rutter

Ninth LESSON (Gospel according to John)

HYMN O Come all ye faithful 

Prayers and Blessing

HYMN Hark the herald 

ORGAN  Grand Choeur, Sonata No. 7 – A Guilmant

(Organist David Aspinall)

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