St. John's Cathedral - Jacksonville Florida
The Episcopal Church in the United States of America
The Very Rev. Gustave Weltsek, Dean 
John Barry, Organist/Choirmaster 
Richard Fair, assistant director
Karen Erkfitz and Michael Miller, associate directors 
Sunday, November 30, 1997 - 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 "Sleepers, Wake!"
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
Edward Bayne, tenor
John Butterbrodt, tenor
Claire Grey-Bayne, treble
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 Gerald Near
(b 1941)
Christ hath a garden
(Belwin-Mills GCMR 3271)
Lesson Zechariah 2 The Prophet foretells the coming of the Lord and the increase of his kingdom
Carol Colin Mawby
(b 1936)
Jesus Christ the apple tree
(Mayhew/Brodt KM 010)
Carol arr George Guest Zion, at thy shining gate
(Heritage/Roger Dean HRD 186-3)
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 Otto Goldschmidt
A tender shoot
* from the Sanctuary *
Jakob Praetorius
Wachet auf!
Lesson St. Matthew 1 St. Matthew tells of the coming birth of Jesus
Carol Richard Shephard
(b. 1949)
The Birds
Deborah Baker, soprano
Carol George Thalben-Ball
There is no rose of such virtue
Amy Szkody, soprano
Adrian Bailey, soprano
Lee Gragg, bass
(Cathedral Music)
Carol Ralph Vaughan Williams
Excerpt from "Hodie" 
1) The blessed son of God
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
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 Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on "Come now, Savior of the Gentiles"
(organo pleno version)

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