Service of Nine Lessons and Carols ()

Henry Jerrim, December 24, 1969
Part of the Christmas Eve - Nine Lessons and Carols series, preached at a Special Service service

Service of Carols and the reading of Nine Lessons
Christmas Eve 1969
Organist, Lindsay O’Neill, assistant organist, Rodney Ford

1 From Heaven above I come-Johan Pachelbel
2 In Sweet Rejoicing-Dietrich Buxtehude
3 Pastorale-J S Bach
4 Improvisation:-(L O’N)
5 Processional Hymn-‘Once in Royal David’s City’
6 Bidding Prayers-Reader: Archdeacon H A Jerrim
7 First Lesson Genesis 3-Reader?
8 Carol: ‘Nowell, Nowell, Nowell-Elizabeth Maconchy
9 Second Lesson Genesis 22-Reader: Peter Webb
10 ‘There is no Rose of such virtue’; Words: Medieval-Music: John Joubert
11 ‘I saw a Fair maid’; Words: Medieval-Music: Richard Terry
12 Third Lesson Isaiah 9-Reader: Laurence Denham
13 Hymn-‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’
14 Fourth Lesson, Isaiah 11- Reader: Revd Murray Johnson?
15 ‘Tomorrow shall be my Dancing Day’-Traditional
16 ‘Watt’s Cradle Song’-Stanley Taylor
Fifth Lesson (omitted)
17 Carol-‘King Jesus Hath a Garden’
18 Organ Prelude Variations on-‘King Jesus Hath a Garden’
19 Sixth Lesson Matthew 1-Reader?
20 Hymn: -‘While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night’
21 Seventh Lesson - Luke 2-Reader?
22 ‘Sweet was the song’:- Words and Music: W Ballet (17th Century)
23 ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’; Traditional-Arranged: Arthur Warrell
24 ‘God Rest you Merry Gentlemen’; Traditional-Arranged: David Wilcocks
25 Eighth Lesson, Matthew 2-Reader?
26 ‘I sing of a Maiden’; Words: Anonymous-Music: Lennox Berkeley
27 ‘This Little Babe’; Words: Medieval, - Music: Benjamin Britten
28 Ninth Lesson (Gospel) John -Reader: Archdeacon H A Jerrim
29 Hymn: -‘O Come All Ye Faithful’
30 Collect and Blessing: -Archdeacon H A Jerrim
31 Organ Music Dieu Parmi Nous – ‘God Among Us’-Olivier Messaien (truncated)


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