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A Service for Advent with Carols

Live from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge

Live from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge

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Live from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge. Carol: Out of your sleep (Timothy Salter). Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel! (Veni Emmanuel) (descant: David Hill). Bidding Prayer. Carol: The Linden Tree Carol (Malcolm Archer). I The Message of Advent. Sentence and Collect. Antiphons: O Sapientia and O Adonai. First lesson: Isaiah 11 vv.1-5. Anthem: A Hymn of Saint Columba (Benjamin Britten). Second lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5 vv.1-11. Carol: Adam lay ybounden (Ian Shaw). II The Word of God. Sentence and Collect. Antiphons: O Radix Jesse and O Clavis David. Carol: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (James Burton) - commissioned by St John's College, first performance. Third lesson: Micah 4 vv.1-4. Carol: Lux Mundi (Paul Comeau). Fourth lesson: Luke 4 vv.14-21. Hymn: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus) (descant: Christopher Robinson). III The Prophetic Call. Sentence and Collect. Antiphons: O Oriens and O Rex Gentium. Anthem: This is the record of John (Orlando Gibbons). Fifth lesson: Malachi 3 vv.1-7. Carol: John the Baptist (Michael Finnissy). Sixth lesson: Matthew 3 vv.1-11. Hymn: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry (Winchester New) (descant: Christopher Robinson). IV The Christ-Bearer. Sentence and Collect. Antiphon: O Emmanuel. Carol: The Angel Gabriel (arr. Edgar Pettman). Seventh lesson: Luke 1 vv.39-49. Carol: There is no rose (John Joubert). Magnificat: Chichester Service (William Walton). Eighth lesson: John 3 vv.1-8. Sentence and Christmas Collect. Carol: Noe, noe (David Bednall). Hymn: Lo! he comes with clouds descending (Helmsley) (descant: Christopher Robinson). College Prayer and Blessing Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude on 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland' (BWV 661) J.S.Bach. Director of Music: Andrew Nethsingha. Assistant Organist: Joseph Wicks.

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