Town Carol Service 22 December 2019

 

HYMN Once in royal VV 1 & 2 solo/choir

Welcome and Bidding prayer

CAROL Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – Gardiner 

First LESSON (Creation)
CAROL  O magnum Mysterium – Lauridsen 

Second LESSON (The Fall)
HYMN God rest you, merry gentlemen
CAROL  Adam lay y bounden – Ord

Third LESSON (Prophecy of birth)
CAROL  Hymn to the Virgin – Britten   

Fourth LESSON (Kingdom of peace)
CAROL  Lux aurumque – Whitacre  

Fifth LESSON (Annunciation)
HYMN O Little town
CAROL  Sussex Carol – arr. Philip Ledger

Sixth LESSON (Birth)
CAROL  Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child – Kenneth 

Seventh LESSON (Shepherds)
HYMN Unto us is born a son
CAROL  Ding dong, merrily on high – arr. Malcolm Willimanson

Eighth LESSON (Magi)
CAROL  The Kings – Chorale melody Philipp Nicolai, solo melody and text Peter Cornelius

Ninth LESSON (Gospel according to John)

HYMN O Come all ye faithful 

Prayers and Blessing

HYMN Hark the herald 

 

(Organist David Aspinall)