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From the Chapel of St John's College in Cambridge.

The director of music is David Hill, with organists Paul Provost and L退on Charles.

Advent Prose: Rorate coeli (William Byrd)

Processional Hymn: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Bidding Prayer

Carol: A Tender Shoot (Otto Goldschmidt)

The Message of Advent

Sentence and Collect

Antiphons: O Sapientia and O Adonia

First lesson: Isaiah 11.1-5

Carol: I Know a Flower (Francis Jackson)

Second lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5.1-11

Motet: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (Edward Bairstow)

The Word of God

Antiphons: O Radix Jesse and O Clavis David

Motet: The cry of Elisha after Elijah (Geraint Lewis)

Third lesson: Micah 4.1-4

Motet: Richte Mich Gott (Felix Mendelssohn Barthody)

Fourth lesson: Luke 4.14-21

Hymn: Come Thou Long-expected Jesus

The Prophetic Call

Antiphons: O Oriens and O Rex Gentium

Carol: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (arr.

David Willcocks)

Fifth lesson: alachi 3.1-7

Motet: The Clouded Heaven (Judith Bingham)

Sixth lesson: Matthew 3.1-11

Hymn: On Jordan's Bank the Baptists Cry

The Christ Bearer

Antiphon: O Emmanuel

Carol: Telling God's story (Richard Wilberforce)

Seventh lesson: Luke 1.39-49

Motet: Ave Maria (Edward Elgar)

The Magnificat: Jackson in G

Eighth lesson: John 3:1-8

Sentence and Christmas Collect

Carol: There Is a Flower (John Rutter)

Hymn: Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending

College Prayer and Blessing

Organ Voluntary: Wachet auf (Johann Sebastian Bach).

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From the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.

Advent Prose: Rorate coeli (Plainsong)

Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel

Bidding Prayer

Carol: Adam lay y bounden (Philip Ledger)

I :The Message of Advent

Sentence and Collect

Antiphons: O Sapientia; O Adonai

First lesson: Isaiah 11 vv1-5

Carol: Threshold of Night (Tarik O'Regan)

Second lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5 vv1-11

Anthem: This is the record of John (Orlando Gibbons)

II: The Word of God

Antiphons: O Radix Jesse; O Clavis David

Carol: This have I done for my true love (Gustav Holst)

Third lesson: Micah 4 vv1-4

Carol: E'en so Lord Jesus (Paul Manz)

Fourth lesson: Luke 4 vv14-21

Hymn: Come thou long-expected Jesus

III: The Prophectic Call

Antiphons: O Oriens; O Rex Gentium

Carol: Out of your sleep (Nelson)

Fifth lesson: Malachi 3 vv1-7

Carol: A spotless rose (Herbert Howells)

Sixth lesson: Matthew 3 vv1-11

Hymn: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

IV: The Christ Bearer

Antiphon: O Emmanuel

Carol: There is no rose (Benjamin Britten)

Seventh lesson: Luke 1 vv39-49

Motet: I sing of a maiden (Lennox Berkeley)

Magnificat: Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigense (Herbert Howells)

Eighth lesson: John 3 vv1-8

Sentence and Christmas Collect

Carol: Bethlehem Down (Peter Warlock)

Hymn: Lo! He comes with clouds descending

College Prayer and Blessing

Organ Voluntary: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV645 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

Director of Music: David Hill

Senior Organ Student: Paul Provost.