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
Wednesday, December 31, 2013 - Hymnal 1982
Feast Of The Holy Name
New Year's Eve

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Marcel Dupré
Variations Sur un Noel
Hymn tune: Irby #102 "Once in royal David's city"
Lorna Stewart, soprano
Carol AnonymousVerbum 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 Malcolm ArcherAdam lay ybounden
(Kevin Mayhew)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet Isaiah in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol William Byrd
Surge Illuminare
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol Thomas Morley
Lirum, Lirum
Hymn tune: Forest Green #78 "O little town of Bethlehem"
Lesson Isaiah 11:2,4,6-9 The peace that Christ will bring is foretold
Carol Henry Walford Davies
The Holly and the Ivy
Rebecca Andrews, soprano
Luke Hopper, tenor
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel announces to the Blessed Virgin Mary that she will bear the Son of the Most High
Carol David WillcocksAngelus ad virginem
Hymn tune: God Rest You Merry #105 "God rest you merry, gentlemen"
Lesson Luke 2:1-7 St. Luke tells of the birth of the Messiah in Bethlehem
Carol Andrew CarterNightingale Carol
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 Angels proclaim the Messiah's birth; the shepherds go to the manger
Carol John JoubertTorches
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
CarolMichael HeadThe Little Road To Bethlehem
(Boosey & Hawkes 16324)
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 Francis PoulencVidentes Stellam
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 Sigfried Karg-ElertChorale Improvisation on "In Dulci Jubilo"

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