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
Michele Holt and Michael Miller, assistant directors
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - Hymnal 1982 
First Sunday in Advent

5:00pm - A Procession with Carols on Advent Sunday
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach
Chorale Prelude on "Come now, Savior of the Gentiles"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on "Come now, Savior of the Gentiles" 
(ornamented version)
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on "Once He Came In Blessing", BWV 724
Prelude Johannes Brahms
Chorale Prelude on "Behold, a Rose breaks into bloom"
* from the West End *
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
(1525-1594), arr David Willcocks
Advent Matins Responsory
David Avery, tenor
John Butterbrodt, tenor
Martha Long, soprano
Hymn tune: Helmsley #57 "Lo! He comes"
* in the Crossing *
Isaiah 6 God commissions Isaiah to be the Prophet of the Advent
Carol arr George Ratcliffe Woodward
'Twas in the year that King Uzziah died
Hymn tune: Merton #59 "Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding"
* from the Presbytery *
Isaiah 40 The Prophet proclaims the good news to a people in exile
Carol Philip Ledger A spotless rose
(Encore Publications)
Lesson Zechariah 2 The Prophet foretells the coming of the Lord and the increase of his kingdom
Carol Michael Wise
(c 1648-1687)
Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Deborah Baker and Susan Castelli, sopranos
Ginger Blomberg, alto
David Avery, tenor
Paul Fisher, bass
Carolyn Adams, harpsichord
Dr. Cynthia Miller, cello
Hymn tune: Winchester New #76 "On Jordan's bank"
* antiphonally, from the Transepts *
St. Luke 1 The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary
Carol John Carol Case The Angel's Carol (1993) 
Sarah Sasen, soprano
(Banks Music Publications ECS 296)
Lesson St. Luke 1 The Blessed Virgin Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth
Carol arr Edgar Pettman The angel Gabriel from heaven came
* from the Sanctuary *
Jakob Praetorius
Wachet auf!
Lesson St. Matthew 1 St. Matthew tells of the coming birth of Jesus
Carol Bob Moore Christ the Way of Life
(GIA G-4942)
Carol Paul Manz E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
(MorningStar MSM-50-1)
Carol Josef Rheinberger
Rorate coeli
(Carus-Verlag, Stuttgart CV50.176/01)
Hymn tune: St. Stephen 
(alternate tune)
#462 "The Lord will come and not be slow"
Hymn tune: Richmond #72 "Hark the glad sound!"
Postlude Marcel Dupré
Chorale Prelude on "Come now, Savior of the Gentiles"
Postlude Ludwig Krebs Chorale Prelude on "Sleepers, Wake!"

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