Music for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist, 27 December 2015

Music for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Versets on Von himmel hoch (BWV 769) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Hymn at the Procession: What Child Is This (Greensleeves)
Missa Praeter rerum seriem (Cipriano de Rore, 1515-1565)
Gregorian Mass of St. John the Evangelist: In medio Ecclesiae
Motet at the Offertory: Praeter rerum seriem (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Motet at the Communion: Virtus Sancti Spiritus (Praeter rerum seriem, secunda pars) (Josquin)
Postlude: Versets on Von himmel hoch (BWV 769) (Bach

Music for the Feast of the Holy Family
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Once in Royal David’s City (Irby)
Introt: Deus in loco sancto suo (plainsong, mode v)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Gaudete justi (plainsong, mode iv)
Offertory: In te speravi (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: How Brightly Beams the Morning Star (Wie schön leuchtet)
Communion: Fili, quid fecisti (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Communion: In the Bleak Midwinter (Cranham; arr. Holst)
Hymn at the Retiring Procession: Good Christian Men, Rejoice (In dulci jubilo)
Organ music as above

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