Music This Sunday: December 8, 2019

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Second Sunday of Advent

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 87
Comfort, Comfort Now My People

Hymn of Preparation 96
On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry

Hymn of Dedication 163
Wild and Lone the Prophet’s Voice

Other Music

Prelude
Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen, op. 122, no. 8
—Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Introit
Conditor alme siderum
—Anonymous (c. 1400)
Translation may be found at #84 in Glory to God
—7th-century vespers hymn for Advent

Anthem
Prepare the royal highway
—Swedish carol, arr. Timothy Shaw (b. 1976)
—Text from Frans Mikael Franzen (1772–1847)​

Offertory
Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen
—Michael Praetorius (1571–1621)
—Translation may be found at #129 in Glory to God

Choral Response
Amen
—Franz Schubert

Postlude
Improvisation on a Swedish Carol
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)