Sunday 5 December 11.00am. Choral Matins | 2nd Sunday of Advent

Introit

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) & Melchior Vulpius (c. 1570-1615)

Responses

Smith

Carol

Adam lay ybounden – Peter Warlock (1894-1930), arr. Vann

Canticle

Benedictus (Short Service) – William Byrd (c.1540-1623) 

Hymns

On Jordan’s bank

 

Wake, O wake! With tidings thrilling

 

Hills of the North, rejoice

Anthem

This is the record of John – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) 

March

The Hampshire (Quick March of the Royal Hampshire Regiment)

Voluntary

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 12 December 11.00am. Choral Matins | 3rd Sunday of Advent

Introit

O magnum mysterium – Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611)

Responses

RH Christmas Responses

Carol

In Dulci Jubilo – 14th century carol arr. Robert Pearsall (1795-1856)

Carol

The Lamb – John Tavener (1944-2013)) 

Hymns

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

 

God rest you merry, gentlemen 

 

O come, all ye faithful

Anthem

A babe is born – William Mathias (1934-1992)

March

In Dulci Jubilo, BWV 729 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Voluntary

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Please see the Wren Chapel Services page for information on our services on 19th, 24th and 25th December.

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