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 
Sunday, December 19, 1999 - Hymnal 1982 
Sunday before Christmas Day

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Max Drischner
Partita on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Prelude Richard Purvis
(b 1917)
Chorale Prelude on "Greensleeves"
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"
Martha Long, treble
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 Warren Michael Swenson
(b 1937)
Adam lay y-bounden
(Oxford 94.367)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol arr Stephen Cleobury Joys Seven
Deborah Baker, soprano
A Keith Spence, baritone
(Oxford X 290)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol Andrew Clarke
(b 1941)
A Christmas Hymn
Sarah Sasen, soprano
Michael Miller, baritone
(Theodore Presser 392-01014)
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 arr Philip Ledger Up, Awake and Away
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary
Carol arr Andrew Carter A maiden most gentle
(Oxford X 266)
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 arr Paul Sjolund Away in a manger
Richard McKenna, recorder
(Walton Music WW1023)
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 The Shepherds go to the manger
Carol Richard Shephard
(b. 1949)
The shepherds heard the angels
(Encore Publications)
Carol Thomas Matthews Rocking
Richard McKenna, recorder
(HT FizSimons F2175)
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 Andrew Millington Eastern Monarchs
Sarah Sasen, soprano
(Encore Publications)
Carol Andrew Clarke Adoration of the Magi
Paul Fisher, baritone
(Theodore Presser 392-01013)
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 Sebastian Bach Fantasia on "In Dulci Jubilo"

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