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
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - Hymnal 1982
Feast Of The Holy Name
New Year's Eve

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Marcel Dupré
Variations Sur un Noel
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 Ralph Vaughan Williams
Excerpt from "Fantasia on Christmas Carols"
1) This is the truth sent from above
(Galaxy 1.5026)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet Isaiah in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol arr Healey Willan
What is this lovely fragrance?
(Oxford 42.171)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol William WaltonAll this time
(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 Charles WoodThe Lamb
(HFW Deane 295)
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 arr Harrison OxleyHail! Blessed Virgin Mary
(Oxford 84.368)
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 Philip LedgerChester Carol
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 Angels proclaim the Messiah's birth; the shepherds go to the manger
Carol Gerald E BrownNoel Sing
Luke Hopper, tenor
(Basil Ramsey 1022)
Carolarr Robert B AndersonThe Huron Carol
(Gordon V Thompson VEI1075)
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 Herbert HowellsHere is the little door
(Stainer & Bell)
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 Sigfried Karg-ElertChorale Improvisation on "In Dulci Jubilo"

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