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, Canon for Music
Friday, December 31, 2004 - Hymnal 1982
New Year's Eve
Feast Of The Holy Name

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Johann Pachelbel
Trio on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"
Prelude Sigfreid Karg-Elert Improvisation on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach
Chorale, Trio, and Canon on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on "O Hail This Brightest Day Of Days"
Hymn tune: Irby #102 "Once in royal David's city"
Deborah Baker, soprano
Carol Anonymous Verbum Caro
(Trinitas 4519)
Lesson Genesis 3:8-15 God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent's head
Carol Boris Ord Adam lay ybounden
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol Gerald Near
(b 1941)
Ding! dong! merrily on high
(Aureole Editions AE20)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol arr Philip Ledger Up, Awake and Away
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 Max Reger
The Virgin's Slumber Song
Katharine Dozier, flute
(Coronet Press 392-41494)
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary
Carol John Gardner Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (Op 75 No 2)
Jonah Pierre and Tony Steve, percussion
(Oxford 84.356)
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 Michael Head The Little Road To Bethlehem
(Boosey & Hawkes 16324)
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 The Shepherds go to the manger
Carol Herbert Howells Sing lullaby
(ECS 1.5234)
Carol arr Paul Sjolund Away in a manger
Katharine Dozier, flute
Michele Holt, soprano
(Walton Music WW1023)
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 Gerald E Brown Noel Sing
Sarah Sasen, soprano
(Basil Ramsey 1022)
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 Johann Pachelbel Fugue on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"

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