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Music Listed is for the Sunday 10:30am Holy Eucharist
unless otherwise indicated
September 13, 2015 – June 12, 2016

 

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Sundays after Pentecost

September 13, 2015 • PENTECOST 16 — Proper 19 • Blessing of Backpacks
Peace in heaven 843 • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
Psalm 19 • refrain Larry J. Long | verses S. S. Wesley
Dear Lord and father of mankind • C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
A Communion Prayer • Gerald R. Near (b. 1942)


September 20, 2015 • PENTECOST 17 — Proper 20 • Homecoming Sunday
God be in my head • Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Psalm 1 • Frederick A. Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)
O how amiable • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Let thy merciful ears, O Lord • Thomas Mudd (c.1619-1667)


September 27, 2015 • PENTECOST 18 — Proper 21
Standin’ in the need of prayer • Spiritual, arr. Carl Hayword (b. 1949)
Psalm 148:7-14 • Tone VII.3
Lord, we beseech thee • Adrian Batten (1591-1637)
O sacred communion • William Byrd (1543-1623)


October 4, 2015 • FRANCIS OF ASSISI, FRIAR • Blessing of Pets
When we eat this bread • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Psalm 124 • Tone IV.1
A Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester • L. J. White (1910-1949)
O magnum mysterium • Pierre Villette (1926-1998)

Choral Evensong — 5:00pm
Responses • Martin Neary (b. 1940)
Psalm 145 • Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (The Third Service) • Rupert Jeffcoat (b. 1970)
Ich bin die Auferstehung • Gallus Dressler (1533-c.1585)


October 11, 2015 • PENTECOST 20 — Proper 23
Dorian Baroque
orchestra
From deepest woe I cry to thee • J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Cantata 137: Lobe den Herren • J. S. Bach
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring • J. S. Bach


October 18, 2015 • PENTECOST 21 — Proper 24 • Anointing for Healing
Heal me, hands of Jesus • Carl Haywood (b. 1949)
Psalm 104:1-9, 25, 37b • Mark Mummert (b. 1965)
Creating God • David Hurd (b. 1950)
The Only Son from Heaven • J. S. Bach (1685-1750)


October 25, 2015 • PENTECOST 22 — Proper 25
Our great High Priest • Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
Psalm 34:1-8 • Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
Father, we thank thee who hast planted • William Albright (1944-1998)
Cantique de Jean Racine • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)


November 1, 2015 • ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY
The service today begins at 11:00am and is held at
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at East 54th St.

Requiem (with orchestra) • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)


November 8, 2015 • PENTECOST 24 — Proper 27
Locus iste • Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Psalm 127 • refrain Larry J. Long | verses C. Hylton Stewart
Give almes of thy goods • Christopher Tye (ca.1497-1572)
Christus factus est • Giovanni Battista Casali (1715–1792)

Choral Evensong — 5:00pm
Responses • Thomas Tallis (1505?-1585)
Psalm 34 • J. Marcus Ritchie (1946-1989)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (St. Paul’s) • Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
O sacrum convivium • Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)


November 15, 2015 • PENTECOST 25 — Proper 28
Help us, O Lord, to learn • William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
Song of Hannah • refrain Larry J. Long | verses Joseph Gelineau (1920-2008)
Praise the Lord, his glories show • Peter Niedmann (b. 1960)
O salutaris hostia • Michael Sitton (b. 1958)


November 22, 2015 • CHRIST THE KING — Proper 29
The Lord is king! • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Gloria in excelsis (Missa Brevis) • Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
Psalm 132:1-13 • refrain Hal H. Hopson | verses William Crotch
E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come • Paul Manz (1919-2009)
Sing, my soul, his wondrous love • Ned Rorem (b. 1923)


Advent

November 29, 2015 • ADVENT 1 • Thanksgiving Weekend
My Lord, what a morning • Spiritual
Psalm 25:1-9 • Tone I.7
Zion hört die Wächter singen (Cantata 140) • J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Lo, how a rose e’er blooming • Hugo Distler (1908-1942)


December 6, 2015 • ADVENT 2
Once he came in blessing • Jack W. Burnam (b. 1946)
Canticle 16: The Song of Zechariah • John Weaver (b. 1937)
And the glory of the Lord (Messiah) • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Comfort, comfort ye my people • Claude Goudimel (c.1505-1572)

ADVENT FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS — 5:00pm
Paul Murphy • trumpet   |   David Hurd • organ
Cherub Choir • Children’s Choir • Epiphany Choir
Comfort, comfort now my people • Larry J. Long (b. 1954) | first performance
Jesus Christ the apple tree • Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)
There’s a voice in the wilderness • Henry Hugh Bancroft (1904-1988)
How lovely shines the Morning Star • Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
O little town of Bethlehem • Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord • Philip M. Young (b. 1937)
And I saw a new heaven • Edgar L. Bainton (1880-1956)
Magnificat • Cesare de Zacharia (16th c.), arr. L. Long
Maria walks amid the thorn • Hugo Distler (1908-1942)


December 13, 2015 • ADVENT 3
Prepare the way of the Lord • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Canticle 9 • 679: Surely it is God who saves me • Thomas Merton
Prepare the way, O Zion • Anders Öhrwall (b. 1932)
Rejoice in the Lord alway • attr. John Redford (d. 1547)


December 20, 2015 • ADVENT 4 — Christmas Pageant
Ave Maria! • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
The King shall come when morning dawns • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
Maria walks amid the thorn • Hugo Distler (1908-1942)


Christmas

December 24, 2015 • CHRISTMAS EVE — 10:00PM
9:30pm Carols and Prelude Music begin
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day • John Gardner (1917-2011)
Ding! Dong! merrily on high • Anders Öhrwall (1932-2012)
Gloria in excelsis Deo (Missa Secunda) • Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Psalm 96 • Tone V.1
A babe is born • William Mathias (1934-1992)
Psallite, unigenito • Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)


January 3, 2016 • THE EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD
How lovely shines the Morning Star • Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 • A HymnTune Psalter
There shall a star from Jacob come forth • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
O nata lux • Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)


Sundays after Epiphany

January 10, 2016 • THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD
When Jesus was baptized by John • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
Psalm 29 • Mark Mummert (b. 1965)
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day • John Gardner (1917-2011)
Asperges me • Claudio Casciolini (c. 1670-c. 1759)

Choral Evensong — 5:00pm
Responses • William Byrd (c.1543-1623)
Psalm 111 • Richard Massey (1798-1883)
Psalm 112 • David Hurd (b. 1950)
Psalm 113 • James Turle (1802-1882)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (Norfolk Canticles) • David Hurd
Sicut cervus • Giov. Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)


January 17, 2016 • EPIPHANY 2
Christ is the world’s true light • Percy E. B. Coller (1895-?)
Psalm 36:5-10 • refrain David Clark Isele | verses Joseph Gelineau
Praise his holy name • Keith Hampton (b. 1957)
I sat down under his shadow • Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)


January 24, 2016 • EPIPHANY 3
The heavens declare the glory of God • Paine Denson (1885-1955)
Psalm 19 • refrain Larry J. Long | verses S. S. Wesley
O thou, that tellest (Messiah) • G. F. Handel (1685-1759)
How beautiful upon the mountains • John Stainer (1840-1901)


January 31, 2016 • EPIPHANY 4
Where true charity and love dwell • Mode 6
Psalm 71:1-6 • Mark Sedio (b. 1954)
Ubi caritas • Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Prayer of the Venerable Bede • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)


February 7, 2016 • LAST SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
This is my beloved Son • Knut Nystedt (1915-2014)
Psalm 99 • Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
Cry out with joy • Christopher Walker (b. 1947)
O nata lux (Lux aeterna) • Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)


Lent

February 10, 2016 • ASH WEDNESDAY — 7:30pm
Psalm 103:8-14 • Tone VIII.2
Lord. who throughout these forty days • Linda Cable Shute (b. 1954)
Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake • Richard Farrant (1525?-1580)


February 14, 2016 • LENT 1
Begone, Satan • Jan Bender (1909-1994)
Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 • Tone II.1
The Serpent • Thomas Pavlechko (b. 1962)
Give almes of thy goods • Christopher Tye (ca.1497-1572)


February 21, 2016 • LENT 2
Lord, thee I love • B. Schmid (1577)
Psalm 27 • Tone II.1
The Lord is my light • Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
Hide not thou thy face • Richard Farrant (1525?-1580)


February 28, 2016 • LENT 3
As pants the hart for cooling streams • R. E. Brown, Jr. (1859)
Psalm 63:1-8 • refrain Richard Proulx | verses Joseph Gelineau (1920-2008)
Like as the Hart • Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Sicut cervus • Giov. Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)

Choral Evensong — 5:00pm
Responses • William Smith (1603-1645)
Psalm 34 • J. Marcus Ritchie (1946-1989)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in C • Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
God so loved the world • Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)


March 6, 2016 • LENT 4
On Jordan’s stormy banks I stand (Sacred Harp) • M. Durham
Psalm 32 • Tone II.1
Panis angelicus • César Franck (1822-1880)
God so loved the world • Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)


March 13, 2016 • LENT 5
When from bondage we are summoned • Thomas Pavlechko (b.1960)
Psalm 126 • Tone II.1
I want Jesus to walk with me • Nansi Carroll (b. 1946)
When the Lord turned again • Adrian Batten (1591-1637)


March 16, 2016 • SERVICE OF TENEBRAE — Wednesday — 7:30pm
Vinea mea electa • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
When Jesus wept • William Billings (1746-1800)
We adore you, O Christ • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
God so loved the world • John Stainer (1840-1901)


March 20, 2016 • SUNDAY OF THE PASSION | PALM SUNDAY
God so loved the world • Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
Psalm 31:9-16 • Tone VII.3
We adore you, O Christ • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
O vos omnes • Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611)

Choral Evensong — 5:00pm
Responses • June Nixon (b. 1942)
Psalm 103 • Dorothy Papadakos (b. 1960) | first performance
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis for Treble Choir • Larry J. Long (b. 1954) | first performance
Christus factus est • Constance Rulison (1876-1961)
Crux fidelis • Constance Rulison


Triduum • The Three Days

March 24, 2016 • MAUNDY THURSDAY — 7:30pm
Kyrie eleison • Jean de Bournonville (1585-1632)
Psalm 116:1, 10-17 • refrain Larry J. Long | verses William Crotch
A new commandment • Thomas Tallis (1505?-1585)
Ubi caritas • Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)


March 25, 2016 • GOOD FRIDAY — 12:00pm
Music for Good Friday at 11:30am
Agnus Dei (Missa Brevis) • Lars-Erik Larsson (1908-1986)
Drop, drop slow tears • Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Crux fidelis • Felice Anerio (1560-1614)
St. John Passion • William Byrd (1543-1623)
O vos omnes • Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611)
Ave verum corpus • William Byrd (1543-1623)


March 26, 2016 • THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER — Saturday — 7:30pm
Paul Murphy • trumpet | Gregory Landes • timpani
Psalm 16 • Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)
Go down, Moses • Richard Frey
The stars declare his glory • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Sing ye to the Lord • Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)
Christ our Passover • Paul Halley (b. 1952)


Easter

March 27, 2016 • EASTER DAY
Music begins at 10:00am
Hora Decima Brass Ensemble | Gregory Landes •
timpani
Christians, to the Paschal victim • Mode 1
This is the day (Psalm 118) • Larry J. Long (b. 1954) | first performance
Sing ye to the Lord • Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)
Now is the hour of darkness past • Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)
Hallelujah (Messiah) • G. F. Handel (1685-1759)


April 10, 2016 • EASTER 3
Christ Jesus lay in death’s strong bands • J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Psalm 30 • refrain Larry J. Long | verses Ray Francis Brown
Then I looked • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
If ye love me • Thomas Tallis (1505?-1585)


April 17, 2016 • EASTER 4
Alleluia for Easter • William Beckstrand (b. 1963)
Psalm 23 • Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)
I am the Resurrection • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
Alleluja. Christus surrexit • Felice Anerio (1560-1614)

Choral Evensong — 5:00pm
Responses • Martin Neary (b. 1940)
Psalm 103 • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis • Thomas Pavlechko (b. 1962)
Jauchzet dem Herren • Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)


April 24, 2016 • EASTER 5
O what their joy and their glory must be • O quanta qualia
Psalm 148 • Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
And I saw a new heaven • Edgar L. Bainton (1880-1956)
The eyes of all wait upon thee • Jean Berger (1909-2002)


May 1, 2016 • EASTER 6
This joyful Eastertide • Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Psalm 67 • verses arr. Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
O God, be merciful • Christopher Tye (ca.1497-1572)
I know that my Redeemer lives • Johann Michael Bach (1648-1694)


May 8, 2016 • THE SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION DAY
The Lord ascendeth up on high • Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
Psalm 47 • Hal H. Hopson (b. 1933)
Lift up your heads, O ye gates • William Mathias (1934-1992)
Mothering God, you gave me birth • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)


May 15, 2016 • THE DAY OF PENTECOST
Ev’ry time I feel the spirit • Spiritual
Psalm 104:25-35, 37 • Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Greater love hath no man • John Ireland (1879-1962)
O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit • Thomas Tallis (1505?-1585)


Sundays after Pentecost

May 22, 2016 • TRINITY SUNDAY
Many and great, O God, are thy works • Native American
Psalm 8 • refrain A. Gregory Murray (1905-1992) | verses Joseph Gelineau (1920-2008)
We praise you, O God (Te Deum) • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
Pilgrims’ Hymn • Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)


May 29, 2016 • PENTECOST 2 — Proper 4
I am the Resurrection • Thomas Morley (1557/58-1602)
Psalm 96 • Tone V.1
Sing a new song to the Lord • Larry J. Long (b. 1954)
O Lord, increase my faith • Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)


June 5, 2016 • PENTECOST 3 — Proper 5
God be in my head • Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Psalm 146 • Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
Jubilate Deo • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
King of glory, king of peace • Gerald R. Near (b. 1942)


June 12, 2016 • PENTECOST 3 — Proper 6
Commit thou all that grieves thee • J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Psalm 5:1-8 • Stephen Elvey (1816-1893)
Let the people praise thee, O God • William Mathias (1934-1992)
Jesu dulcis memoria • Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)


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