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Readings, Hymns, and Special Music—December 2010

December 5     December 12     December 19     Christmas Eve     Christmas Day     December 26     January 2

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

 
December 5

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 AM HOLY COMMUNION
Service Music Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)
Hymns ELW 247, ELW 255, ELW 552
Psalmody Psalm 72: In his days justice will flourish Michael Joncas (b. 1951)
Communion Music Anthem: People of the night David Haas (b. 1957)
 
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” (Theme and variation 1)
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
Children’s Hymn Lo, how a Rose is growing(1–2, 3) ES IST EIN ROS
Offertory Carol: There is a flower sprung of a tree Stanley Vann (1910–2010)
Hymn of the Day Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding MERTON
Communion Organ: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (variations 3 and 4) Distler
Motet: Egredietur Virga Jacob Handl (1550–1591)
Sending Hymn Lo, in the wilderness KIRCHEN
Organ Toccata on “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland” Distler
 
9:00 PM 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 (1937–2010)
Anthem Audivi vocem Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)
 
December 12

The Third Sunday of Advent 3A (Healing)

Readings Isaiah 35:1–10; Psalm 146: 4–9; James 5:7–10; Matthew 11:2–11 full texts
 
8:00 AM HOLY COMMUNION
Service Music Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)
Hymns ELW 256, ELW 706, ELW 248
Gathering Hymn Every Valley shall be exalted
Communion Music Anthem: On Jordan’s bank Gary Miles (b. 1947)
 
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
Children’s Hymn Hark! The glad sound! The Savior comes BRISTOL
Hymn of the Day Prepare the royal highway BEREDEN VG FR HERRAN
Offertory Motet: O Heiland Reiß Johannes Brahms (1883–1897)
Organ Comfort, comfort, ye my people Manz
Communion Motet: Rorate caeli desuper Hermann Schroeder (1904–1984)
Communion Hymn O Root of Jesse, firm and free O GROSSER GOTT
Sending Hymn On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry WINCHESTER NEW
Organ Toccata on Veni Redemptor gentium Manz
 
9:00 PM 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 (1532–1594)
Confortamini et jam Lassus
 
December 19

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 AM HOLY COMMUNION
Service Music Liturgy for Advent 2007 (composite)
Hymns ELW 257, ELW 293, ELW 737
Psalmody Psalm 80: Lord, make us turn to you Marty Haugen (b. 1950)
Communion Music Anthem: God of Adam, God of Joseph Thomas J. Porter (b. 1958)
 
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)
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
Children’s Hymn The God whom earth, and sea, and sky PUERR NOBIS
Hymn of the Day Come, O long-awaited Jesus STUTTGART
Offertory When righteous Joseph wedded was Cornish carol
Communion Organ: How far is it to Bethlehem? Paul Manz (1919–2009)
Carol: The Linden Tree Carol Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)
Sending Hymn O come, O come Emmanuel VENI EMMANUEL
Organ O come, Emmanuel Wilbur Held (b. 1914)
 
9:00 PM COMPLINE
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 (1906–2001)
 
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
 
5:00 PM HOLY COMMUNION
F.R.O.G.S. Choir and Chamber Orchestra
Service Music Christmas Carol Mass
Violin/Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 3, No. 6 Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
Violin/’Cello/Piano Three carols
     Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming Michael Praetorius (1571–1621)
     Coventry Carol English carol, 1591
     Bring a torch, Jeanette Isabella Old French Air
Gathering Hymn O Come, all ye faithful
Carol Away in a manger William J. Kirkpatrick (1838–1913)
Blessing of the Creche
Medieval Gloria Vijay Singh (b. 1966)
Psalmody Psalm 96 (Metrical) VOM HIMMEL HOCH
Sequence Hymn Silent Night (with hula)
Hymn of the Day Hark! the herald angels sing
Offertory Music Organ: What is this lovely fragrance? Paul Manz (1919–2009)
Communion Music Duet: Kyrie
Organ: O little town of Bethlehem (FOREST GREEN) Manz
Organ: Twas in the moon of wintertime Manz
Sending Hymn Joy to the world
Organ From heaven above to earth I come Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
 
10:30 PM A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Weihnachts-Oratorium: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preist die Tage, BWV 248a
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
11:00 PM CHORAL EUCHARIST
Bach Chamber Orchestra
Service Music Missa: gantz Teudsch Michael Praetorius (1571–1621)
Oli and Orison Na kakou I hanau ‘ia ai UNS IST EIN KINDLEIN HEUT GEBORN
Introit Hymn A Child is born in Bethlehem PUER NATUS IN BETHLEHEM
Kyrie Kyrie eleison Praetorius
Gloria Glory sei Gott Praetorius
Psalm Psalm 96 (Becker Psalter) Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)
Sequence Hymn From heaven above to earth I come (Praetorius) VOM HIMMEL HOCH
Hymn of the Day Quempas: He whom shepherds once came praising (Praetorius) QUEM PASTORES
Credo We all believe in one true God WIR GLAUBEN ALL
Offertory Organ: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern Samuel Scheidt (1578–1654)
Motet: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern Praetorius
Sanctus Isaiah in a vision did of old JESAJA DEM PROPHETEN
Agnus Dei O Christ thou lamb of God O LAMM GOTTES UNSCHULDIG
Communion Instrumental: Paduana 6 (1617) Johann Hermann Schein (1586–1630)
Hymn He smiles within his cradle EIN KINDLEIN IN DER WIEGEN
Recessional Hymn Unto us a child is born PUER NOBIS NASCITUR
Recessional In dulci jubilo Praetorius
 
December 25

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day

Propers for the Third Mass of the Nativity
Readings Isaiah 52:7–10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1–12; John 1:1–14 full texts
 
10:30 AM CHORAL EUCHARIST
Plainsong Propers for the Third Mass
Service Music Messe Basse Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)
Organ A la venue de Noël Claude Balbastre (1727–1799)
Gathering Hymn God rest you merry, Gentlemen 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. Carl and Katherine Crosier
Offertory Carol: Il est né le divin enfant arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)
Communion Organ: Joseph est bien marié Balbastre
Motet: O magnum mysterium Gerald Near (b. 1942)
Sending Hymn Of the Father’s love begotten arr. Katherine Crosier
Organ Votre bonté grand Dieu Balbastre
 
December 26

St. Stephen, Deacon and Martyr

Readings 2 Chronicles 24:17–22 full text; Psalm 17:1–9, 15 full text; Acts 6:8—7:2a, 51–60 full text; Matthew 23:34–39 full text
 
8:00 AM A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
AND HOLY COMMUNION
Service Music Christmas Carol Mass 2008
Organ Noël sur les jeux d’anches Louis Claude Daquin (1694–1772)
Processional Hymn Good King Wenceslas looked out WENCESLAS
Bidding Prayer
Invitatory Hymn Good ness is stronger than evil John Bell (b. 1949)
First Reading Genesis 3: 8–15, 17–19 full text
Hymn I want Jesus to walk with me
Second Reading Wisdom 4:7–13 full text
Hymn O Wisdom, spotless mirror of God MOZART
Third Reading Isaiah 11:1–10 full text
Carol Lo, how a rose e’er blooming (Verses 1–2 only)
Fourth Reading Luke 1: 26–35, 38 full text
Carol The angel Gabriel from heaven came
Fifth Reading Luke 2: 1, 3–7 full text
Carol While shepherds watched their flocks by night WINCHESTER NEW
Sixth Reading Acts 6:8—7:2a, 51–60 full text
Hymn By all your saints still striving (V. 1, 4, Last)
Seventh Reading Matthew 23:34–39 full text
Hymn When Stephen, full of power and grace SALVATION
Eighth Reading Matthew 2: 13–15, 19–23 full text
Carol Brightest and best of the stars of the morning (Verses 1–3 only)
Ninth Reading John 15:20—16:4a full text
Hymn Let us now our voices raise GAUDEAMUS PARTITER
Offertory Carol: I wonder as I wander Appalachian carol
Communion Organ: Laissez paistre vos Bestes Nicolas Lebegue (1630–1702)
Carol: Away in a manger William J. Kirkpatrick (1838–1913)
Sending Hymn Joy to the world
Organ Noël Suisse Daquin
 
10:30 AM A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
AND CHORAL EUCHARIST
Service Music Christmas Carol Mass 2008
Organ Noël sur les jeux d’anches Louis Claude Daquin (1694–1772)
Processional Hymn Good King Wenceslas looked out WENCESLAS
Bidding Prayer
Invitatory Carol: Eya, martyr Stephane Medieval carol arr. Carl Crosier, 1993
First Reading Genesis 3: 8–15, 17–19 full text
Carol Adam lay ybounden Philip Ledger (b. 1937)
Second Reading Wisdom 4:7–13 full text
Hymn O Wisdom, spotless mirror of God MOZART
Third Reading Isaiah 11:1–10 full text
Carol There is a flower sprung of a tree Stanley Vann (b. 1910)
Fourth Reading Luke 1: 26–35, 38 full text
Carol A maiden most gentle French tune arranged Andrew Carter (b. 1939)
Fifth Reading Luke 2: 1, 3–7 full text
Hymn While shepherds watched their flocks by night WINCHESTER NEW
Sixth Reading Acts 6:8—7:2a, 51–60 full text
Carol Carol on St. Steven Peter Maxwell Davies (b. 1934)
Seventh Reading Matthew 23:34–39 full text
Hymn When Stephen, full of power and grace SALVATION
Eighth Reading Matthew 2: 13–15, 19–23 full text
Carol Nativitie Rodney Lister (b. 1951)
Ninth Reading John 15:20—16:4a full text
Hymn of the Day Let us now our voices raise GAUDEAMUS PARTITER
Offertory Motet: Impetum fecerunt unanimes John Sheppard (c.1515–c.1560)
Communion Organ: Laissez paistre vos Bestes Nicolas Lebegue (1630–1702)
Carol: Bethlehem down Peter Warlock (1894–1930)
Sending Hymn Joy to the world
Organ Noël Suisse Daquin
 
7:00 PM SOLEMN VESPERS on the Feast of St. Stephen
Readings Psalm 17:1–9, 15 full text; Psalm 27 full text, Psalm 149 full text; 2 Chronicles 24:17–22 full text; Acts 7:59—8:8 full text
Chandra Peters, Georgine Stark, sopranos; Keane Ishii, bass
LCH Choir and Bach Chamber Orchestra
Organ Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht Georg Böhm (1661–1733)
Processional Let my prayer come up as the incense Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)
Thanksgiving for light
Hymn O gladsome Light LE CANTIQUE DE SIMÉON
Psalms Psalm 17:1-9, 15 Hallock
Psalm 27 (metrical setting)
Psalm 149: 1-2 (Cantate Domino) Giuseppe Pitoni (1657–1743)
First Reading 2 Chronicles 24:17-22
Office Hymn By all your saints still striving KING’S LYNN
Second Reading Acts 7:59—8:8
Canticle Magnificat, BWV Anh. 21 attributed to J. S. Bach
now known to be written by Georg Melchior Hoffmann (1679–1715)
Cantata Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Offertory Motet: Impetum fecerunt unanimes John Sheppard (c.1515–c.1560)
Recessional Hymn Stephen, first of Christian martyrs DAILY, DAILY
Organ Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr Böhm
 
9:00 PM COMPLINE will not be sung this evening
 
January 2

Second Sunday of Christmas A

Readings Jeremiah 31:7–14 or Sirach 24:1–12; Psalm 147:13–21; Ephesians 1:3–14; John 1:1–18 full texts
 
8:00 AM HOLY COMMUNION
Service Music Christmas Carol Mass 2008
Hymns ELW 275, ELW 285, ELW 298, ELW 295
Organ All glory be to God on high Paul Manz (1919–2009)
Offertory Music Organ: Infant holy, infant lowly Manz
Communion Music Organ: Still, still, still Manz
Organ Let all together praise our God Manz
 
10:30 AM CHORAL EUCHARIST
Service Music Christmas Carol Mass 2008
Hymns ELW 298, ELW 286, ELW 287, ELW 270
Organ All glory be to God on high Paul Manz (1919–2009)
Psalmody Psalm 147 Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)
Gospel Acclamation Alleluia I: The Lord has made known his victory Carl Crosier, 1985
Offertory Concerto: Das Wort ward Fleisch, SWV 385 Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)
Communion Music Organ: Still, still, still Manz
Carol: All this time William Walton (1902–1983)
Organ Let all together praise our God Manz
 
4:00 PM GERMAN VESPERS
Readings Psalms 8 full text, 40 full text, 100 full text; Ecclesiastes 3:1–13 full text; Revelation 21:1–6a full text
LCH Choir, Bach Chamber Orchestra
Naomi Castro, Rachel Lentz, Georgine Stark, sopranos; Carl Crosier, alto;
Ian Capps, tenor; Keane Ishii, bass; Jonathan Dimmock, guest organist
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 Hymn The old year now has passed away HERR JESU CHRIST, DICH ZU UNS WEND
Preces traditional, plainsong
Psalms Psalm 8 Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)
Psalm 40:1-10 plainsong, Tone II, 1
Psalm 100: Jauchzet dem Herren all Welt (Becker Psalter) Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)
First Reading Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
Office Hymn Now help me praise God’s goodndess NUN HELFT MIR GOTTES
Second Reading Revelation 21:1-6a
Canticle Magnificat anima mea in C (with Laudes) Johann Kuhnau (1660–1722)
Cantata Gottlob! Nun geht das Jahr zu Ende, BWV 28 Bach
Offertory Cantata: All solch dein Güt wir preisen, BuxWV 3 Dietrich Buxtehude (1637–1707)
Chorale Prelude Nun freut euch, BWV 734 Bach
Recessional Hymn O Lord, our Father, thanks and praise NUN FREUT EUCH
Organ In dir ist Freude, BWV 615 Bach
 
9:00 PM COMPLINE will not be sung this evening
 

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