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Church music for the month 

December and January 2019


Sunday 9th December 10.00am (Advent 2) 

Anthem:           Es ist das uns Kommen Herr - Brahms
Sanctus:           from Mass in 4 parts - Byrd
Communion:   Dixit Maria - Hassler
                          The truth from above – (English trad,) arr. Vaughan Williams

Sunday 16th December 10.00am  - Family Eucharist with nativity play  (Advent 3) 

Anthem:           This is the record of John - Gibbons
Communion:   I sing of a maiden - Hadley
                          Ave Maria - Biebl

6.30pm     Service of Nine lessons and Carols


Sunday 23rd December 10.00am  (Advent 4) 

Anthem:           A Coventry carol - Archer
Sanctus:           from Darke in F
Communion:   In the bleak mid-winter - Darke
                          I saw a maiden – trad arr. Pettman

24 December  (Christmas Eve)

10.45 pm – Carol concert by St Alfege Choir

11.30 pm -  MIDNIGHT MASS

Recital and Service Music published separately
Hymns as in service sheet

25 December  (Christmas Day) 11.00 am

Anthem and communion music – Carols for Christmas Day
Sanctus:  Darke in F

January 2019


Sunday 6th January  (Epiphany)

Mass:                Gloria, Sanctus and Agnus Dei from Collegium Regale - Howells
Anthem:           No small wonder - Edwards
Communion:   A New Year CarolBritten
                          The three kingsCornelius 

Sunday 13th January (Epiphany 2) 

Anthem:              Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - Gardiner
Sanctus:              from Darke in E
Communion:      O magnum mysterium – Poulenc
                              Videntes stellam - Poulenc

Sunday 20th January (Epiphany 3)

Anthem:           Here is the little door - Howells
Sanctus:           from Collegium Regale - Howells
Communion:   The shepherd’s farewell – (from L’enfance du Christ) - Berlioz
                           A spotless rose - Howells

Sunday 27th January

Anthem:             No small wonder - Edwards
Communion:     From the rising of the sun - Ouseley 
                            O sacrum convivium - Messiaen

Choral Evensong
Introit :                Lute book lullabyBallet (arr. Shaw)
Responses:         Rose
Canticles:            Harwood in Ab
Anthem :            O gladsome light - Darke