Advent Carols 2014

Choir: Matin Responsory  Palestrina

Processional Hymn: O come, O come Emmanuel

Choir: Vox Dicentis Clama  E.W. Naylor

Hymn: Creator of the starry height

First Lesson: Isaiah XL 1-11
First Antiphon: ‘O wisdom…’
Choir:  This is the truth sent from above  John Jordan

Second Lesson: Jeremiah XXIII 5-8
Second Antiphon: ‘O Adonai…’
Choir:  Daughters of Sion  Malcolm Boyle

Hymn: Come thou long-expected Jesus

Third Lesson: Zechariah IX 9-12
Third Antiphon: ‘O root of Jesse…’
Choir:   Jesus Christ the Apple Tree  Elizabeth Poston

Fourth Lesson: Haggai II 6-9
Fourth Antiphon: ‘O key of David…’
Choir: Let all mortal flesh keep silence  Edward Bairstow

Hymn: Hills of the North Rejoice

Fifth Lesson: Isaiah XXXV 1-10
Fifth Antiphon: ‘O Morning Star…’
Choir:  Into this world of sorrow  Percy Buck

Sixth Lesson: Luke I 26-35, 38
Sixth Antiphon: ‘O king of the nations…’
Choir:  I sing of a maiden  Lennox Berkley

Hymn: Hark a thrilling voice is sounding

Seventh Lesson: Mark 1 1-15
Seventh Antiphon: ‘O Emmanuel…’
Choir:  Hymn to the Virgin  Benjamin Britten
Eighth Antiphon: ‘O Virgin of virgins…’

Hymn: Lo! He comes with clouds descending

Organ voluntary: Vom Himmel Hoch  Garth Edmundson