St. John's Cathedral - Jacksonville Florida
The Episcopal Church in the United States of America
The Very Rev. Edward H Harrison, Jr., Dean of Florida 
John Barry, Organist/Choirmaster 
Monday, December 31, 2001 - Hymnal 1982
New Year's Eve

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude T Frederick H Candlyn
Chorale Prelude on "Divinum Mysterium"
Prelude Richard Purvis
(b 1917)
Chorale Prelude on "Greensleeves"
Prelude Allanson G Y Brown Chorale Prelude on "Fragrance"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach
Chorale Prelude on
"O Hail This Brightest Day Of Days"
Hymn tune: Irby #102 "Once in royal David's city"
Nancy Barry, soprano
Carol David Ashley White Christ Song
(Paraclete Press PPM09608)
Lesson Genesis 3:8-15 God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent's head
Carol Boris Ord Adam lay ybounden
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol John Tavener
(b 1944)
The Lamb
(Chester Music CH 55570)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol Thomas Morley
Lirum, Lirum
Hymn tune: Forest Green #78 "O little town of Bethlehem"
Lesson Isaiah 11:2,4,6-9 The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown
Carol arr Charles Wood
King Jesus hath a garden
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary
Carol arr David Conte
(b 1955)
Silent Night
Michele Holt, soprano
Noel Perry, tenor
(ECS No. 4562)
Hymn tune: God Rest You Merry #105 "God rest you merry, gentlemen"
Lesson Luke 2:1-7 St. Luke tells of the birth of Jesus
Carol Peter Warlock Bethlehem Down
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 The Shepherds go to the manger
Carol H H A Beach Around the manger
(HT Fitzsimmons F2272)
Carol Gerald E Brown Noel Sing
Penny Philips, soprano
(Basil Ramsey 1022)
Hymn tune: Winchester Old #94 "While shepherds watched their flocks"
Lesson Matthew 2:1-11 The Wise Men are led by the star of Jesus
Carol Harold W Friedell
Saw you never in the twilight
(Pine Hill Press PHP 913)
Carol Harold Darke In the bleak mid-winter
Noel Perry, tenor
(Stainer & Bell's Carols No. 8)
Lesson John 1:1-14 St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation
Hymn tune: Adeste Fidelis #83 "O come, all ye faithful"
Hymn tune: Mendelssohn #87 "Hark! the herald angels sing"
Postlude Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia on "In Dulci Jubilo"

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