Christmas Eve: Procession, Blessing of the Crèche and Solemn High Mass

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 10:00pm

Colour: Gold Propers p. 273 BAS Isaiah 9:2-7 Psalm 96 Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-20



Music of the Mass

Communion Service in F major - Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)

(Gloria and Creed - Missa de Angelis)

Offertory Motet

Psallite, unigenito - Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)

Music at Communion

The Infant King - Basque Noël, arr. E. Pettman

Noël huron - Denis Bédard

The Virgin's Cradle Hymn (Dormi, Jesu) - Edmund Rubbra

Ablutions Motet

Ding, dong! Merrily on high - French trad., arr. Charles Wood

Organ Music:

Chorale Fantasia (Pastoral and Fugue) on "Vom Himmel

hoch, da komm ich her" - Johann Pachelbel

Toccata (from Symphonie No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42) - Charles-Marie Widor