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



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.

Cast & Crew

Producer Stephen Shipley