Festival Choir

ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Third Sunday of Advent
4:00 p.m.

Festival Choir (open to all adults)
Carol Choir (open to all children/youth)
Coro Hispano de Santa María
Schola Cantorum of St. Mary's

Singers of all abilities are welcome!  If you are interested in joining us, please contact Charles Weaver or Elizabeth Weaver.

Projected Rehearsal Schedule (all rehearsals will be in the church):
Saturday, November 23, 2019  1-3pm
Saturday, November 30, 2019  1-3pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019  1-3pm
Saturday, December 14, 2019  11am-1pm
Sunday, December 15, 2019  3pm warmup before 4pm service

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Repertoire:

Prelude:
Matins Responsory: I look from afar (after Palestrina)
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Carols:
Adam lay ybounden (Ord)
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Dadme albricias/Verbum caro factum est (Cancionero de Uppsala)

Zion hears the watchmen's voices (Bach) *children's Carol Choir only*
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Villancico al Nacimiento (Cascante) *Mr. Gomez, Mr. Caballero, and Mr. Weaver*

Carol of the Advent: People, look East (Besançon melody)
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Hymn to the Virgin (Britten) *Schola Cantorum/advanced group only*

O come, o come, Emmanuel (arrangement TBD)

Hymns and chants:
Come, thou Redeemer of the Earth
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The Great "O" Antiphons (before each lesson)
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Lo, he comes with clouds descending

Chants for Benediction