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 
Tuesday, December 31, 2002 - Hymnal 1982
New Year's Eve
Feast Of The Holy Name

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Louis Claude D'Aquin
Noel (I, II, III)
Prelude Claude Louis Balbastre Noel and Variations on "Josef Est Bien Marie"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach
Chorale Prelude on "O Hail This Brightest Day Of Days"
Hymn tune: Irby #102 "Once in royal David's city"
Lisa McKenna, soprano
Carol William Walton What cheer
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Lesson Genesis 3:8-15 God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent's head
Carol Malcolm Archer Adam lay ybounden
(Kevin Mayhew)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol arr Andrew Carter I saw three ships
Deborah Baker, soprano
(Oxford X 301)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol George Thalben-Ball
There is no rose of such virtue
Lucy Schenker, alto
(Cathedral Music)
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 R L Pearsall In dulci jubilo
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary
Carol Alan Gibbs The Salutation Carol
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 Herbert Howells Here is the little door
(Stainer & Bell)
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 The Shepherds go to the manger
Carol Gustave Theodore Holst
In the bleak mid-winter
(Carols for Choirs 3, Oxford)
Carol John Rutter
(b 1945)
Shepherd's Pipe Carol
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
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 Peter Cornelius The Three Kings (arr Ivor Atkins)
Michael Miller, baritone
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Carol arr David Willcocks Sussex Carol
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
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 Marcel Dupré
Chorale Prelude on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Postlude François Couperin
Excerpt from "Convent Mass"
1) Offertoire sur les Grand Jeux

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