THE LUTHERAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU

ORGAN AND CHORAL MUSIC

December 2007

 

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Index of Lists of Readings, Hymns, and Special Music since July 2006

 

December 2

The First Sunday of Advent 1A

Readings

Isaiah 2:1–5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11–14; Matthew 24:36–44 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)

 

Hymns

ELW 242, ELW 528, ELW 260, ELW 438

 

Communion Music

Anthem: Come to be our hope, O Jesus

Marcilio de Oliveira Filho

 

 

 

10:30 AM

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

ELW Setting 5 (revised C. Crosier)

adapted Regina H. Fryxell

Litany

Advent Litany (in procession)

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Psalm

Psalm 122

Hallock

Gospel Acclamation

Show us your steadfast love, O Lord

plainsong, Mode 8

Hymn

Awake, awake: fling off the night!

DEUS TUORUM MILITUM

Hymn of the Day

“Sleepers wake!” a voice astounds us

WACHET AUF

Offertory

Anthem: The Dawning

Hallock

Organ

Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Communion

Anthem: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem

Herbert Howells (1892–1983)

Sending Hymn

Jesus came, the heavens adoring

SIEH, HIER BIN ICH

Organ

Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes Sohn, BWV 601

Bach

 

 

 

7:30 P.M.

A Procession with Carols on Advent Sunday

Processional

Behold, a mighty prophet

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Bidding Prayer

 

 

Invitatory Hymn

Come, O long-awaited Jesus

STUTTGART

First Lesson

Isaiah 6:1–12 full text

 

Motet

Duo seraphim clamabant

Samuel Scheidt (1587–1654)

Hymn

Comfort, comfort, now my people

FREU DICH SEHR

Second Lesson

Isaiah 40:1–8 full text

 

Anthem

This is the record of John

Orlando Gibbons (1583–1625)

Third Lesson

Isaiah 41:25; 42:1–7 full text

 

Carol

Infinite Light

English traditional

Hymn

God, whose almighty Word

ITALIAN HYMN

Fourth Lesson

Isaiah 11:1–2, 4–10 full text

 

Carol

A spotless Rose

Herbert Howells (1892–1981)

Fifth Lesson

Micah 5:2–4 full text

 

Hymn

O little town of Bethlehem

FOREST GREEN

Sixth Lesson

Luke 3:3–6 full text

 

Motet

Jerusalem gaude

Jacob Handl (1550–1591)

Seventh Lesson

Luke 1:26–38 full text

 

Hymn

Bogorodiste Deyvo

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)

Carol

Cuncti simus (Compline Choir)

Medieval carol arr. Carl Crosier

Eighth Lesson

Luke 1: 39–46 full text

 

Canticle

Magnificat (Second Service)

Kenneth Leighton (1929–1988)

Hymn

Hark! the glad sound the Savior comes

BRISTOL

Ninth Lesson

Matthew 1: 18–23 full text

 

Carol

All in the Morning

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)

 

Closing Collects and Blessing

 

Processional

Veni, veni Emmanuel

arr. Katherine Crosier

 

 

 

December 9

The Second Sunday of Advent 2A

Readings

Isaiah 11:1–10; Psalm 72:1–7, 18–19; Romans 15:4–13; Matthew 3:1–12 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)

 

Hymns

ELW 247, ELW 528, ELW 255, ELW 552

 

Communion Music

Anthem: People of the night

David Haas

 

 

 

10:30 AM

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

ELW Setting 5 (revised C. Crosier)

adapted Regina H. Fryxell

Organ

Choral variations on “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland”

Hugo Distler (1908–1942)

Gathering Rite

Introit: Populus Sion

Mode 7 and Carl Crosier

 

Advent Wreath Respond

Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Psalm

Psalm 72:1–8

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Gospel Acclamation

Prepare the way for the Lord

plainsong, Mode 1

Hymn

Lo, how a Rose is growing

ES IST EIN ROS

Hymn of the Day

Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding

MERTON

Offertory

Carol: A spotless Rose

Herbert Howells (1892–1981)

Organ

Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (variations 3 and 4)

Distler

Communion

Motet: Egredietur Virga

Jacob Handl (1550–1591)

Communion Hymn

O Root of Jessue, firm and free

O GROSSER GOTT

Sending Hymn

Lo, in the wilderness

KIRKEN DEN ER ET GAMMELT HUS

Organ

Toccata on “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland”

Distler

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

Adest sponsus

Medieval conductus

Orison

Come, O long awaited Jesus

STUTTGART

Psalm

Psalm 21

plainsong, Tone V, 1

Office Hymn

Creator alme siderum

Mode IV and Michael Praetorius

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Richard Proulx

Anthem

Audivi vocem

Thomas Tallis

 

 

 

December 16

The Third Sunday of Advent 3A

Readings

Isaiah 35:1–10; Psalm 146: 4–9; James 5:7–10; Matthew 11:2–11 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)

 

Gathering Hymn

Every Valley shall be exalted

 

Psalmody

Psalm 146: Lord, Come and save us

Marty Haugen

Hymns

ELW 528, ELW 256

 

Communion Music

Anthem: On Jordan’s bank

Gary Miles

 

Anthem: The people walk

Juan A. Espinosa

Sending Hymn

Within our hearts be born

 

 

 

 

10:30 AM

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

ELW Setting 5 (revised C. Crosier)

adapted Regina H. Fryxell

Organ

Once he came in blessing

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

Gathering Rite

Introit: Gaudete

Mode 1 and Carl Crosier

 

Advent Wreath Respond

Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Psalm

Psalm 146: 4–9

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Gospel Acclamation

Behold, I send my messenger

plainsong, Mode 3

Hymn

Hark! The glad sound! The Savior comes

BRISTOL

Hymn of the Day

Prepare the way, O Zion

BEREDEN VÄG FÖR HERRAN

Offertory

Lo, in the time appointed

Healey Willan

Organ

Comfort, comfort, ye my people

Manz

Communion

Motet: Rorate caeli desuper

Hermann Schroeder (1904–1984)

Sending Hymn

On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry

WINCHESTER NEW

Organ

Toccata on Veni Redemptor gentium

Manz

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

Creator of the stars of night

CONDITOR ALME, Mode IV

Orison

Comfort, comfort now my people

FREU DICH SEHR

Psalm

Psalm 42

plainsong, Tone VIII, 1

Office Hymn

Redeemer of the nations come

VENI REDEMPTOR GENTIUM, Mode I

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Tone VI and Ludovico Viadana

Motets

Johannes es nomen

Orlandus Lassus

 

Confortamini et jam

Lassus

 

 

 

December 23

The Fourth Sunday of Advent 4A

Readings

Isaiah 7:10–16; Psalm 80:1–7, 16–18; Romans 1:1–7; Matthew 1:18–25 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)

 

Hymns

ELW 257, ELW 528, ELW 293, ELW 737

 

Psalmody

Psalm 80: Lord, make us turn to you

Marty Haugen

Communion Music

Anthem: God of Adam, God of Joseph

Thomas J. Porter

 

 

 

10:30 AM

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

ELW Setting 5 (revised C. Crosier)

adapted Regina H. Fryxell

Organ

Behold, a branch is growing

Albert Thate (b. 1903)

Gathering Rite

Introit: Rorate caeli

Mode 1 and Carl Crosier

 

Advent Wreath Respond

Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

 

Kyrie eleison

 

Psalm

Psalm 80: 1–2, 4, 14, 16–17

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Gospel Acclamation

A virgin shall conceive and bear a son

plainsong, Mode 3

Hymn

The God whom earth, and sea, and sky

PUER NOBIS

Hymn of the Day

Come, O long-awaited Jesus

STUTTGART

Offertory

Carol: When righteous Joseph wedded was

Cornish carol

Organ

How far is it to Bethlehem?

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

Communion

Carol: The Linden Tree Carol

Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Sending Hymn

O come, O come Emmanuel

VENI, VENI EMMANUEL

Organ

O come, Emmanuel

Wilbur Held (b. 1914)

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE (Double Choir)

 

Processional

Veni, veni Emmanuel

Mode I and Peter Hallock

Orison

Hayl, Mary, full of grace

15th century carol

Psalm

Psalm 89:1–15

plainsong, Tone V, 1

Office Hymn

Creator of the stars of night

Mode IV and John Graham

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Tone VIII and John Holmes

Motet

Ave Maria

Franz Biebl

 

 

 

December 24

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve

Readings

Isaiah 9:2–7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11–14; Luke 2:1–14 (15–20) full texts

 

 

 

5:00P.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

 

F.R.O.G.S. Choir and Chamber Orchestra

 

Service Music

Christmas Carol Mass

 

Hymns

ELW 283, ELW 281, ELW 270, ELW 267

 

Organ

O little town of Bethlehem

Paul Manz

Psalmody

Psalm 96 (Metrical)

VOM HIMMEL HOCH

Offertory Music

Carol: O Come, little children

traditional German carol

Organ

What is this lovely fragrance?

Manz

Communion Music

Carol: Hear the angels sing

Robin Cain and Phil Kadidlo

Organ

From heaven above to earth I come

Johann Sebastian Bach

 

 

 

10:30 P.M.

A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

 

 

Cantata: Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

 

 

 

11:00 P.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Missa Brevis in F major (SS/SATB, strings)

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)

Entrance Hymn

O come, all ye faithful (arr. Willcocks)

ADESTE FIDELES

Psalm

Psalm 96 (Becker Psalter)

Heinrich Schütz

Sequence Hymn

Rejoice, O Christians loudly

FREUT EUCH

Hymn of the Day

Quempas: He whom shepherds once came praising

QUEM PASTORES

Offertory

Concerto: ¡Albricias, mortales!

Manuel de Sumaya (c. 1678–1755)

Hymn

Silent night, holy night

STILLE NACHT

Communion

Organ: What is this lovely fragrance?

Pietro Yon (1886–1943)

 

Carol: Sing lullaby

Herbert Howells (1892–1983)

 

Carol: Christmas Eve

Daniel Pinkham (1923–2007)

Hymn

A way in a manger

AWAY IN A MANGER

Sending Hymn

Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. Willcocks)

MENDELSSOHN

Organ

In dulci jubilo, BWV 729

Bach

 

 

 

December 25

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day

 

Propers for the Third Mass of the Nativity (MEN’S VOICES)

Readings

Isaiah 52:7–10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1–12; John 1:1–14 full texts

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

 

Plainsong Propers for the Third Mass

 

Service Music

Mass for unison voices

Edward Bairstow (1874–1946)

Organ

In dulci jubilo, BWV 608

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Entrance Hymn

God rest you merry

GOD REST YOU MERRY

Psalm

Psalm 98

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Sequence Hymn

Christians, awake, salute the happy morn

YORKSHIRE

Hymn of the Day

O come, all ye faithful (arr. Willcocks)

ADESTE FIDELES

Offertory

Motet: O magnum mysterium (double choir)

Jacob Handl (1550–1591)

Organ

Vom Himmel kam der Engel schar, BWV 607

Bach

Communion

Carol: Joseph lieber, Joseph mein

Handl

Sending Hymn

Of the Father’s love begotten (arr. K. Crosier)

DIVINUM MYSTERIUM

Organ

Der Tag, der ist so Freudenreich, BWV 605

Bach

 

 

 

December 30

First Sunday after Christmas A

 

 

 

9:15 AM

A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS AND HOLY EUCHARIST

Organ

Greensleeves

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)

Hymn

Processional Hymn: Once in royal David’s city (arr. Willcocks)

IRBY

 

Bidding Prayer

 

Invitatory

Carol: Rejoice and be merry

GALLERY CAROL

First Reading

Genesis 3: 8–15, 17–19 full text

 

Carol

The Lord at first did Adam make

George Guest

Second Reading

Genesis 22: 15–18 full text

 

Hymn

Watchman tell us of the night

ABERYSTWYTH

Third Reading

Isaiah 9: 2, 6–7 full text

 

Carol

Infinite light

English traditional carol

Fourth Reading

Isaiah 11: 1–4, 6–9 full text

 

Carol

A spotless Rose

Herbert Howells (1892–1981)

Fifth Reading

Luke 1: 26–35, 38 full text

 

Carol

Gabriel’s Message (arr. David Willcocks)

traditional Basque carol

Sixth Reading

Matthew 1: 18–23 full text

 

Carol

The Cherry Tree Carol (arr. Alice Parker/Robert Shaw)

traditional American

Seventh Reading

Luke 2: 1, 3–7 full text

 

Hymn

Angels we have heard on high

GLORIA

Eighth Reading

Luke 2: 8–20 full text

 

Carol

Ding dong! Merrily on high (arr. Willcocks)

16th century French carol

Ninth Reading

Matthew 2: 13–15, 19–23 full text

 

Carol

Nativitie

Rodney Lister (b. 1951)

Hymn of the Day

Bright and glorious is the sky

DELIG ER DEN HIMMEL BLÄ

Offertory

Carol: A babe is born

William Mathias (1938-1992)

Organ

Still, still, still

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

Communion

Carol: Sing lullaby

Howells

Sending Hymn

Joy to the world

ANTIOCH

Organ

Joy to the world

Wilbur Held (b. 1914)

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

Corde natus ex Parentis

plainsong

Orison

Lullay my liking

Peter Hallock

Psalm

Psalm 98

Hallock

Office Hymn

A solis ortus cardine

Mode III and Lucas Osiander

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Dana Marsh

Motets

O magnum mysterium

Dom Pedro di Cristo

 

O regem caeli

Toms Luis de Victoria

 

 

 

January 1

The Name of Jesus (New Years Day)

Readings

Vespers: Psalms 8 full text, 40 full text, 100 full text; Isaiah 62:1–5, 10–12 full text; Philippians 2:9–13 full text

 

 

 

2:00 P.M.

GERMAN VESPERS

 

Organ

Das alte Jahr vergangen ist, BWV 614

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Chorale Prelude

Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 632

Bach

Processional

Lord Jesus Christ, be present now

HERR JESU CHRIST, DICH ZU UNS WEND

Psalms

Psalm 8

Peter Hallock (b. 1924)

 

Psalm 40:1–10

plainsong, Tone II, 1

 

Psalm 100: Jauchzet dem Herren all Welt (Becker Psalter)

Office Hymn

Help us, O Lord, for now we enter

ICH STERBE TÄGLICH

Canticle

Latin Magnificat in C major

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767)

Cantata

Herr Gott, dich loben wir, BWV 16

Bach

Offertory

Cantata: O dulcis Jesu

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637–1707)

Sending Hymn

To God the anthem raising

HELFT MIR GOTT’S GÜTE PREISEN

Organ

In dir ist Freude, BWV 615

Bach

 

 

 

January 6

The Epiphany of Our Lord

Readings

Isaiah 60:1–6, Psalm 72: 1–7, 10–14; Ephesians 3:1–12; Matthew 2:1–12 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

St. James Christmas Carol Mass

 

Hymns

ELW 671, ELW 815

 

Hymn of the Day

Hymn of the Day: We three kings

 

Communion Music

Brightest and best (arr. Marty Haugen)

STAR IN THE EAST

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Liturgy for a Festival Service 2002

 

 

Sung Propers for the Feast of Epiphany

 

Hymns

ELW 300, ELW 838, ELW 302, ELW 303

 

Organ

Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht

Georg Bhm (1661–1733)

Introit

Ecce advenit

William Byrd (1543–1623)

Psalm

Psalm 72

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Alleluia

We have seen his star

Everett Titcomb (1884–1968)

Offertory

Motet: Videntes Stellam

Francis Poulenc (1899–1963)

Communion

Organ: O lux beata Trinitas

Heinrich Scheidemann (1585–1663)

 

Motet: O magnum mysterium

Poulenc

Organ

The Star proclaims the King is here

Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

What star is this that beams so bright

Michael Praetorius

Orison

Poverty

English traditional

Psalm

Psalm 110

Plainsong, Tone VIII, 1

Office Hymn

Hostis Herodes impie

Mode III and Lucas Osiander

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Jeffrey Junkinsmith

Motets

Omnes de Saba

Jacob Handl

 

Gaudete

arr. Robert Batastini