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Music This Sunday: April 5, 2020

Palm and Passion Sunday

Hymns

Hymn 197
Hosanna, Loud Hosanna

Hymn 198
Ride On! Ride On in Majesty!

Other Music

Prelude
Valet will ich dir geben (“Farewell I gladly bid thee”)
—Flor Peeters (1903–1986)

Introit
Hosanna to the son of David
—Anonymous, Gregorian chant
Text from Matthew 21:9

Anthem
Ride on, King Jesus
—Spiritual, arr. by Steven Seigart (b. 1990)

Postlude
Improvisation on ST. DROSTANE
—Steven Seigart

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Music This Sunday: March 29, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Hymns

Hymn 286
Breathe on Me, Breath of God

Hymn 772
Live Into Hope

Other Music

Prelude
Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart
—Joe Utterback (b. 1944)

Anthem
Dem bones
—Spiritual, arr. by Larry Nickel (b. 1952)

Postlude
Fugue in D minor, BWV 539/ii
—J.S. Bach (1685–1750)

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Music This Sunday: March 22, 2020

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Hymns

Hymn 475
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Hymn 754
Help Us Accept Each Other

Other Music

Prelude
“Herzlich tut mich erfreuen,” op. 122, no. 4
—Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Anthem
Jesus is a rock in a weary land
—Spiritual, arr. by Glenn Burleigh (1947–2007)
Elise Jenkins, alto solo

Postlude
Improvisation on NETTLETON
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)

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Music This Sunday: March 15, 2020

Third Sunday in Lent

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 475
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Hymn of Preparation 182
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

Hymn of Dedication 754
Help Us Accept Each Other

Other Music

Prelude
“Adagio” from Symphony No. 3, op. 28
—Louis Vierne (1870–1937)

Introit
“He that shall endure to the end” from Elijah
—Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
Text from Matthew 24:13

Anthem
Jesus is a rock in a weary land
—Spiritual, arr. by Glenn Burleigh (1947–2007)
Elise Jenkins, alto solo

Offertory
“Benedictus” from Requiem, K. 626
—W.A. Mozart (1756–1791)
Text from Matthew 29:9
Suzanne Karpov, soprano solo
Elise Jenkins, alto solo
James Huchla, tenor solo
Mike Rowan, bass solo

Response
God be in my head
—John Rutter

Postlude
Improvisation on “Help Us Accept Each Other”
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)

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Music This Sunday: March 8, 2020

Second Sunday in Lent

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 49
The God of Abraham Praise

Hymn of Preparation 829
My Faith Looks Up to Thee

Hymn of Dedication 816
If Thou but Trust in God to Guide Thee

Other Music

Prelude
Adagio for Musical Glasses, K. 356
—W.A. Mozart (1756–1791)
Played on the Erben organ

Introit
To Abraham and Sarah
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)
Text by Judith Fetter (b. 1937), found at #51 in Glory to God

Anthem
“Domine Jesu Christe” from Requiem, K. 626
—W. A. Mozart
Translation: Lord Jesus Christ, King of glory, liberate the souls of the faithful, departed from the pains of the fire and from the bottomless pit. Deliver them from the lion’s mouth, lest the under-world swallow them up, lest they fall into darkness. Let the standard-bearer, holy Michael, bring them into holy light: which was promised to Abraham and his descendants.
—Anonymous, probably from Coptic last rites

Offertory
God so loved the world
8:30 a.m. John Stainer (1840–1901)
11 a.m. Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
Text from John 3:16–17

Response
God be in my head
—Henry Walford Davies

Postlude
Rondo for Musical Glasses, K. 617
—W.A. Mozart

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Music This Sunday: March 1, 2020

First Sunday in Lent

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 166
Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days

Hymn of Preparation 783
When We Are Tested

Hymn of Dedication 435
There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy

Other Music

Prelude
O Lamm Gottes unschuldig, BWV 656
—Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Introit
Adam lay ybounden
—Peter Warlock (1894–1930)
Text from 15th-century Middle English carol (based on Genesis 3)

Anthem
Jesus walked that lonesome valley
—American folk hymn, arr. Steven Seigart (b. 1990)

Offertory
“Since by man came death” from Messiah
—George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
Text from 1 Corinthians 15:21–22

Response
God be in my head
—Henry Walford Davies

Postlude
Mein Jesu, der du mich
—Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)