THE LUTHERAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU

CHORAL MUSIC

December 2008

 

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December 7     December 14     December 21     Christmas Eve     Christmas Day     December 28     New Year’s Day

 

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

 

December 7

The Second Sunday in Advent B

Readings

Isaiah 40:1–11; Psalm 85:1–2, 8–13; 2 Peter 3:8–15a; Mark 1:1–8 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2005

Composite

Hymns

ELW 247, ELW 255, RWSB R188

 

Psalmody

Psalm 85: Lord, let us see your kindness

Marty Haugen (b. 1950)

Communion

Anthem: Like a shepherd he feeds his flock

Bob Dufford SJ (b. 1943)

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2008

Plainsong

Organ

Nun komm der Heiden Heiland

Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)

Introit

Introit: Populus Sion

Mode VII and Carl Crosier

Psalm

Psalm 85: 8–13

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia: Prepare the way for the Lord

plainsong and Carl Crosier, 2008

ADV-4

Children’s Hymn: Prepare the way, O Zion

BEREDEN VÄG FÖR HERRAN

ADV-5

Hymn of the Day: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry

WINCHESTER NEW

Offertory

Motet: Canite tuba in Sion

Francisco Guerrero (1528–1599)

Organ

Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt

Pachelbel

Communion

Motet: Rorate caeli desuper (Old Spanish book)

Guerrero

ADV-6

Exit Hymn: Lift up your heads, O gates

VINEYARD HAVEN

Organ

Veni, Redemptor gentium

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

Adest sponsus

Medieval conductus

Orison

The advent of our God

FRANCONIA

Psalm

Psalm 27

Tone VIII, 1

Office Hymn

Creator alme siderum

Mode IV and John Graham

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Dana Marsh

Anthem

Audi vocem

Thomas Tallis (c.1505–1585)

 

 

 

December 14

The Third Sunday in Advent B (Healing)

Readings

Isaiah 61:1–4, 8–11; Psalm 126 or Luke 1:46b–55; I Thessalonians 5:16–24; John 1:6–8, 19–28 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2005

Composite

Hymn 7

Hymn: God of all places

KINGDOM

Psalmody

Psalm 126: God has done great things for us

Marty Haugen (b. 1950)

Hymn 8

Hymn of the Day: Come, Lord Jesus

COME, LORD JESUS

Communion

Anthem: Night of Silence

Daniel Kantor

Hymn 9

Exit Hymn: On Jordan’s stormy banks I stand

PROMISED LAND

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2008

Plainsong

Organ

Partitia on “Freu dich sehr, O meine Seele”

Georg Böhm (1661–1733)

Introit

Introit: Gaudete

Mode I and Carl Crosier

Psalmody

Psalm 126

Anglican Chant by George M. Garrett (1834–1897)

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia: Stir up your strength, O Lord

plainsong and Carl Crosier, 2008

ADV-7

Children’s Hymn: Hark! the glad sound the Savior comes

BRISTOL

ADV-8

Hymn of the Day: Hark! a herald voice is calling

MERTON

Offertory

Motet: Ich bin eine Stimme eines Rufers

Melchior Vulpius (c.1570–1615)

Communion

Motet: Ich taufe mit Wasser

Andreas Raselius (c.1563–1602)

Organ

Comfort, comfort now my people

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

ADV-9

Hymn: Come, O long-awaited Jesus

STUTTGART

ADV-10

Exit Hymn: Comfort, comfort now my people

FREU DICH SEHR

Organ

Partitia on “Freu dich sehr, O meine Seele”

Böhm

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional/Orison

Come, thou Redeemer of the earth

PUER NOBIS

Psalms

Psalm 125

Tone II, 1

 

Psalm 126

Tone I, 1

Office Hymn

Creator alme siderum

Mode IV and Michael Praetorius

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Motets

Johannes es nomen

Orlandus Lassus (1530–1594)

 

Confortamini et jam

Lassus

 

 

 

December 21

The Fourth Sunday in Advent B

Readings

2 Samuel 7:1–11, 16; Luke 1:47–55 or Psalm 89:1–4, 19–26; Romans 16:25–27; Luke 1:26–38 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2005

Composite

Hymns

ELW 257, ELW 258, ELW 251

 

Psalmody

Magnificat (Holden Evening Prayer)

Marty Haugen (b. 1950)

Communion

Anthem: All who claim the faith of Jesus

arr. Haugen

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Liturgy for Advent 2008

Plainsong

Organ

Two Fugues on “Maria, sei gegrüßet”

Simon Sechter (1788–1867)

Introit

Rorate caeli

Mode I and Carl Crosier

Psalm

Psalm 89: 1–2, 6–7, 15–18

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia: A virgin shall conceive

plainsong and Carl Crosier, 2008

ADV-11

Children’s Hymn: The God whom earth and sea and sky

PUER NOBIS

ADV-12

Hymn of the Day: Sing of Mary, pure and lowly

RAQUEL

Offertory

Magnificat (Collegium Regale)

Herbert Howells (1892–1983)

Communion

Organ: Meine Seele erhebet den Herrn

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Carol

Carol: Hail, blessed Virgin Mary

arr. Charles Wood (1866–1926)

ADV-13

Exit Hymn: O come, O come Emmanuel (arr. K. Crosier)

VENI, VENI EMMANUEL

Organ

Fugue on Magnificat

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

 

 

 

4:00 P.M.

ABENDMUSIKEN CONCERT II

 

 

Young Artist’s Concert

 

 

Melody Lindsay, harp Trebles of the Lutheran Church of Honolulu Choir

Cantata

A ceremony of Carols

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

Sonata

Sonata for Harp

Paul Hindemith (1895–1963)

Cantata

Dancing Day

John Rutter (b. 1945)

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

Veni, veni Emmanuel

Mode I and Peter Hallock

Orison

Gabriel’s Message

Old Basque Carol

Psalm

Psalm 113

Tone II and Matteo Pallota

Office Hymn

Redeemer of the nations come

VENI REDEMPTOR GENTIUM, Mode I

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Tonus Peregrinus and William Byrd

Motet

Ave Maria

Franz Biebel (1906–2001)

 

 

 

December 24

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve (Wednesday)

Readings

Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20 full texts

 

 

 

5:00 P.M.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT EUCHARIST

Service Music

Christmas Carol Mass

 

Organ:

Gentle Mary laid her child

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

Orchestra

Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus

Georg Frideric Handel (1685–1759)

 

O come, little children

traditional German Carol

 

Gathering Hymn: O come, all ye faithful

ADESTE FIDELES

Psalm

Psalm 96 (Metrical)

VOM HIMMEL HOCH

 

Sequence Hymn: Silent night, holy night!

STILLE NACHT

 

Children’s Hymn: Away in a manger

CRADLE SONG

 

Hymn of the Day: Hark! the herald angels sing

MENDELSSOHN

Offertory

Carol: Go tell it!

Traditional American Spiritual arr. Eric W. Unruh

Communion

Organ: What is this lovely fragrance?

Manz

 

Carol: Noel nouvelet

arr. Michael Burkhardt

 

Carol: He is born the divine Christ child

French carol arr. Lorely Zgone

 

Sending Hymn: Joy to the world

ANTIOCH

Organ:

Joy to the world

Held

 

 

 

10:30 P.M.

A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

 

Cantata

Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein

Johann Schelle (1648–1701)

Organ

Canonic variations “Vom Himmel hoch,” BWV 769

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Cantata

Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget, BWV 64

Bach

 

 

 

11:00 P.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Missa Brevis in D, K. 194

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Processional Hymn

O come, all ye faithful

arr. Philip Ledger (b. 1937)

Psalm

Psalm 96

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Sequence Hymn

All my heart again rejoices

WARUM SOLLT ICH

Hymn of the Day

From heaven above to earth I come

Michael Praetorius (1571–1621)

Offertory

Concerto: Savator noster

Giovanni Gabrieli (c.1553–1612)

Communion

Organ: What is this lovely fragrance?

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

 

Carol: The Shepherd’s Carol

Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Hymn

Silent night, holy night

STILLE NACHT

Sending Hymn

Hark! the herald angels sing

arr. Ledger

Organ

Vom Himmel hoch, BWV 606

Bach

 

 

 

December 25

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day (Thursday)

Readings

Isaiah 52:7–10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1–4, (5–12); John 1:1–14 full texts

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

ELW Setting I

Mummert/Pavlechko/Farlee

 

Plainsong Propers for the Third Mass

 

Organ

Noël sur les flûtes

Louis-Claude Daquin (1694–1772)

 

Gathering Hymn: Good Christian friends rejoice

IN DULCI JUBILO

Psalm

Psalm 98

Anglican Chant by Thomas William Hanforth (1867–1948)

Alleluia

Plainsong

 

 

Sequence Hymn: Christians, awake, salute the happy morn

YORKSHIRE

 

Hymn of the Day: O come, all ye faithful

arr. Philip Ledger (b. 1937)

Offertory

Motet: Verbum caro factum est

Hans Leo Hassler (1564–1612)

Communion

Organ: Joseph est bien Marié

Claude Bénigne Balbastre (1727–1799)

 

Motet: Ach Herr, du Schöpfer aller ding

Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)

 

Sending Hymn: Of the Father’s love begotten

arr. Katherine Crosier

Organ

Au jo deu de pubelle

Balbastre

 

 

 

December 28

The Holy Innocents, Martyrs

Readings

Jeremiah 31:15–17 full text; Psalm 124 full text; 1 Peter 4:12–19 full text; Matthew 2:13–18 full text

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

St. James Christmas Carol Mass

 

Hymns

ELW 269, ELW 286, ELW 420, ELW 267

 

Organ

Coventry Carol

 

Communion

Organ: What is this lovely fragrance

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

Organ

Personnet hodie

 

 

 

 

10:30 AM

A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS

AND HOLY EUCHARIST

Organ

Coventry Carol

 

Hymn

Processional Hymn: Once in royal David’s city

arr. Philip Ledger (b. 1937)

 

Bidding Prayer

 

Invitatory

Carol: Up good Christen folk and listen

G. R. Woodward (1848–1934)

First Reading

Genesis 3: 8–15, 17–19 full text

 

Carol

Adam lay ybounden

Ledger

Second Reading

Isaiah 9:2, 6–7 full text

 

Carol

Veiled in darkness

Glenn L. Rudolph (b. 1951)

Third Reading

Jeremiah 31:15-17 full text

 

Hymn

Unto us a boy is born (NEH 39)

PUER NOBIS

Fourth Reading

Isaiah 11: 1–4, 6–9 full text

 

Carol

Virga Jesse floruit

Anton Bruckner (1824–1896)

Fifth Reading

Luke 1: 26–35, 38 full text

 

Carol

Angelus ad virginem

arr. David Willcocks

Sixth Reading

Matthew 1: 18–23 full text

 

Hymn

We praise you, Father, for that man

WTHERBY

Seventh Reading

Luke 2: 1, 3–7 full text

 

Carol

Away in a manger

William J. Kirkpatrick (1838–1921)

Eighth Reading

Luke 2: 8–20 full text

 

Carol

The Shepherd’s Carol

Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Ninth Reading

Matthew 2: 13–23 full text

 

Carol

The Coventry Carol

16th century Carol

Hymn of the Day

In Bethlehem a newborn boy was hailed

IN BETHLEHEM

Offertory

Carol: Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child

Kenneth Leighton (1929–1988)

 

Sanctus

Richard Proulx (b. 1937)

Communion

Organ: What is this lovely fragrance

Paul Manz (b. 1919)

 

Carol: Song of the Nuns of Chester

13th century

Sending Hymn

On this day earth shall ring

PERSONET HODIE

Organ

Personnet hodie

 

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE (Double Choir)

 

Processional

Corde natus ex parentis

plainsong (with bells)

Orison

Lullay my liking

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Psalm

Psalm 98

Hallock

Office Hymn

A solis ortus cardine

Mode III and Lucas Osiander

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Charles Wood (1866–1926)

Anthems

O magnum mysterium

Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

Resonnet in laudibus

Handl

 

 

 

January 1

The Name of Jesus (New Year’s Day)

Readings

Vespers: Psalms 8 full text, 90 full text, 150 full text; Isaiah 62:1–5, 10–12 full text; Philippians 2:9–13 full text

 

 

 

4:00 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

Hymn

Lord Jesus Christ, be present now

HERR JESU CHRIST, DICH ZU UNS WEND

Preces

(In German)

traditional, plainsong

8

Herr, unser Herrscher

Johann Hermann Schein (1586–1630)

99

Der Herr ist König

Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)

150

Lobt Gott in seinem Heiligtum (Becker Psalter)

Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)

First Reading

Isaiah 62:1–5

 

Office Hymn

Jesus! Name of wondrous love

GOTT SEI DANK DURCH ALLE WELT

Second Reading

Philippians 2:9–13

 

Canticle

Magnificat in D, ZWV 108

Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679–1745)

Cantata

Gott, wie dein Name so ist auch dein Ruhm, BWV 171

Bach

Offertory

Motet: In nominee Jesu

Jacob Handl (1550–1591)

Chorale Prelude

Nun laßt uns Gott dem Herren

Johann Gottfried Walther (1684–1748)

Hymn

Now let us come before him

NUN LASST UNS GOTT DEM HERREN

Organ

In dir ist Freude, BWV 615

Bach

 

 

 

January 4

The Second Sunday after Christmas B

Readings

Jeremiah 31:7–14; Psalm 147:12–20; Ephesians 1:3–14; John 1:1–18 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service Music

St. James Christmas Carol Mass

 

Hymns

ELW 275, ELW 510, ELW 420, ELW 300

 

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

St. James Christmas Carol Mass

 

Hymns

ELW 295, ELW 510, ELW 287, ELW 300

 

Organ

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Georg Böhm (1661–1733)

Psalm

Psalm 147

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Alleluia

Alleluia II: The Lord has made known his victory

Carl Crosier, 1985

Offertory

Carol: All this time

William Walton (1902–1983)

Communion

Organ: Das alte Jahr vergangen ist, BWV 614

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Communion

Carol: Infinite Light

English traditional

Organ

Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich

Bach

 

 

 

January 11

The Baptism of Our Lord B

 

Readings

Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11 full texts

 

 

 

8:00 A.M.

HOLY COMMUNION

 

 

 

 

10:30 A.M.

CHORAL EUCHARIST

 

Service Music

Liturgy for a Festival Service 2009

William Mathias

Hymns

ELW 310, ELW 304, ELW 305, ELW 800, ELW 311

Organ

Christ unser Herr, zum Jordan kam, BWV 685

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Psalm

Psalm 29

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia II

Carl Crosier

Offertory

Motet: Super ripam Jordanis

Jacques Clément (c.1510–c.1556)

Communion

Organ: Christ unser Herr, zum Jordan kam, BuxWV 180

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637–1707)

 

Carol: Jesus autem hodie

Peter Hallock (b. 1924)

Organ

Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam, BWV 684

Bach

 

 

 

9:00 P.M.

COMPLINE

 

Processional

Verbum supernum prodiens

Mode II

Orison

Christ, when for us you were baptized

CAITHNESS

Psalm

Psalm 29

Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

Office Hymn

When Jesus to the Jordan came

Mode VIII

Canticle

Nunc Dimittis

Tone III and Carl Crosier

Motets

Sicut cervus desiderat (I/II)

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1525–1594)