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
Michele Holt and Michael Miller, assistant directors
Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 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" 
(ornamented version)
Prelude Dietrich Buxtehude
Chorale Prelude on "Come Now, Savior Of The Gentiles"
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
Paul Fisher, baritone
Michele Holt, 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 Henry G Ley
A Choral Hymn For Advent Or Ascensiontide
(Oxford 9286)
Lesson Zechariah 2 The Prophet foretells the coming of the Lord and the increase of his kingdom
Carol Orlando Gibbons
O Thou, the central orb
Martha Long and Rebecca Andrews, sopranos
Paul Fisher, counter-tenor
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 arr Edgar Pettman The angel Gabriel from heaven came
Lesson St. Luke 1 The Blessed Virgin Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth
Carol Johannes Brahms The White Dove
* from the Sanctuary *
Jakob Praetorius
Wachet auf!
Lesson St. Matthew 1 St. Matthew tells of the coming birth of Jesus
Carol John Tavener
(b 1944)
A Hymn to the Mother of God
(Chester Music CH 55776)
Carol Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Alma Redeptoris
Paul Fisher, baritone
Carol Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria
(Edward B Marks HL 00007481)
Hymn tune: St. Stephen 
(alternate tune)
#462 "The Lord will come and not be slow"
Hymn tune: Richmond #72 "Hark the glad sound!"
Postlude Paul Manz Prelude on "Comfort, Comfort Ye My People"
Postlude Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on "Come now, Savior of the Gentiles"
(organo pleno version)

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