Friday, December 8, 2006

Lessons and Carols at the Cathedral

Festival of Lessons and Carols
December 17, 4:00 pm

Cathedral Choir
Cathedral Sinfonia
Lectors of the Parish

Nicholas F. Basehore, conductor

Prelude: E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come -- Paul Manz

Carol: Once in Royal David's City / IRBY (arr. Willcocks)

Bidding Prayer and Chanted "Our Father"

First Lesson: Genesis 3:9-15, 23-24

Anthem: Adam Lay Ybounden -- Boris Ord

Second Lesson: Isaiah 11:1-10

Anthem: Rosa Mystica -- Chrysogonus Waddell

Third Lesson: Baruch 4:36-5:9

Anthem: Prepare Ye -- Marc A. Robinson

Fourth Lesson: Luke 1:26-38

Anthem: Ave Maria (Angelus Domini) -- Franz Biebl

Fifth Lesson: Matthew 1:18-24

Anthem: Wonderful Peace -- Gustaf Nordqvist

Sixth Lesson: Luke 2:1-7

Carol: Away in a Manger / MUELLER

Seventh Lesson: Luke 2:8-20

Anthem: Angels' Carol -- John Rutter

Eighth Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12

Carol: The First Nowell / THE FIRST NOWELL (arr. Willcocks)

Ninth Lesson: John 1:1-18

Anthem: O Holy Night -- John Rutter

Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful / ADESTE FIDELIS (arr. Willcocks, with brass fanfare)

Collect, Benediction, Dismissal

Carol: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / MENDELSSOHN (arr. Willcocks, with brass fanfare)

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