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Music: St. Michael's Parish Choir, Young Voices, St Michael's Singers

Sunday 2 December: ADVENT SUNDAY

Solemn Mass: 10:00am

Organ Voluntery: Organ Wachet Auf  (JS Bach)
Responsorial Psalm: 25 
Anthem: Matin Responsory  (Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina) 
Organ Voluntary: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV 645 (JS Bach)
Advent Lessons and Carols: 7:00 pm 

Organ Voluntary: Overture to the  6th Chandos anthem  (GF Handel)
Choir: Creator of the stars of night (Hymn 1, Malcolm Archer)
Choir: Benedictus in C (CV Stanford)
Choir: There is a flower (words John Audelay, music Stanley Vann)
Choir: Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Hymn 295, Stephen Cleobury)
Choir: The Lord will come and not be slow (Hymn 15, Henry Ley)
Vesper Responsory: (Palestrina, arr. Philip Ledger)
Organ Voluntary: Veni Emmanuel (Hendrik Andriessen)

Sunday 9 December:ADVENT  II                       

Solemn Mass: 10:00am

Organ Voluntary:Fugues on the Magnificat (Johann Pachelbel)
Reponsorial Psalm: 85
Anthem: How beautiful upon the mountains (John Stainer) 
Organ Voluntary: Wachet Auf (Max Reger)  

Choral Evensong and Benediction: 7:00 pm

Organ Voluntary: Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig (JS Bach) 
Introit: Light a candle of thanksgiving (Martin Setchell)
Anthem: Cantique de Jean Racine (Gabriel Faure)
Benediction Tantum Ergo: Deodat de SeveracOrgan Meditation on ‘Veni Emmanuel’ (Clifford Harker)

Sunday 16 December: ADVENT III                          

Solemn Mass: 10:00am
Organ Voluntary: Schmucke dich O liebe Seele   (Max Reger)
Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord Always (Redford ADFC)
Organ Voluntary: Gott Sohn ist kommen (JS Bach)

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols: 7.00pm
Organ Voluntary: Prelude on Divinum mysterium (John Watkinson)
Processional Hymn: Once in Royal David’s city (arr. David Willcocks)
Hymn: Of the Father’s heart begotten
Choir: A tender shoot (Otto Goldschmit)
Young Voices: Ave Maria  (Simon Lindley)
Hymn:  Long ago prophets knew
Choir:  Magnificat   (Faux Bourdons   Melchor Robledo)
Hymn: What child is this?
Choir:  I sing of a maiden (Richard Shephard)
Choir: The Three Kings  (Peter Cornelius/Ivor Atkins)
Choir: Gaudete (Traditional arr Esther Jones)
Hymn: O come all ye faithful
Organ Voluntary: For unto us a child is born (The Messiah GF Handel)
Thursday 20 December  CRIB SERVICE – Music Forthcoming

Sunday 23 December : ADVENT IV           

Solemn Mass:  10:00am

Organ Voluntary : Benedictus (Max Reger
Anthem:  There is a flower  (Stanley Vann ADFC)
Organ Voluntary : Fantasia on ‘Veni Emmanuel” (Alec Rowley)

Monday 24 December: CHRISTMAS EVE 

Midnight Mass :11:00pm

Music forthcoming but will include: 
- Ding dong merrily on high
- Missa Brevis (Haydn)
- A Festive Eucharist (Noel Rawsthorne)
- Organ Voluntary: Nun sei willkommen Jesus (Flor Peeters)
Tuesday 25 December : CHRISTMAS DAY 
Mass: 10:00am 

Organ Voluntary: Uns ist geboren ein Kinderkein   (Flor Peeters) 
Ding dong merrily on high (arr.Woodward)
Away in a manger (arr DV Willcocks)
Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Eugene Gigout)