St. John's Cathedral - Jacksonville Florida
The Episcopal Church in the United States of America
The Very Rev. Katherine Moorehead, Dean of Florida
Timothy Tuller, Canon for Music
Monday, December 31, 2012 - Hymnal 1982
Feast Of The Holy Name
New Year's Eve

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Louis Claude D'Aquin
Noel sur les jeux d'anches
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach
Chorale Prelude on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on "O Hail This Brightest Day Of Days"
PreludeJohann Sebastian BachChorale Prelude on "Lord Christ, The Only Begotten Son Of God"
Hymn tune: Irby #102 "Once in royal David's city"
Lisa McKenna, soprano
Carol arr Charles Wood
Ding dong! Merrily on high
(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 Frank FerkoAdam lay ybounden
(ECS 4919)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet Isaiah in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol Carl Rutti
(b 1949)
I wonder as I wander
(Escorial Edition)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol arr David WillcocksOf the Father's heart begotten
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
Hymn tune: Forest Green #78 "O little town of Bethlehem"
Lesson Isaiah 11:2,4,6-9 The peace that Christ will bring is foretold
Carol Elizabeth PostonJesus Christ The Apple Tree
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel announces to the Blessed Virgin Mary that she will bear the Son of the Most High
Carol Alan GibbsThe 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 the Messiah in Bethlehem
Carol William MathiasA babe is born
(Carols for Choirs 3, Oxford)
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 Angels proclaim the Messiah's birth; the shepherds go to the manger
Carol Peter WarlockBethlehem Down
CarolBob Chilcott
(b 1955)
The Shepherd's Carol
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 Healey Willan
The Three Kings
(Oxford OCS 718)
Lesson John 1:1-14 St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation
Carol Pavel TschesnokoffSalvation is created
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 Marcel Dupré Excerpt from "Variations Sur un Noel"
1) Fugato - non troppo vivace - presto

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