Music This Sunday: February 2, 2020

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Fourth Sunday After Epiphany

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 749
Come! Live in the Light
(We Are Called)

Hymn of Preparation 773
Heaven Shall Not Wait

Hymn of Dedication 372
O for a World

Other Music

Prelude
“Berceuse” from 24 Pièces en style libre
—Louis Vierne (1870–1937)

Introit
God, teach us peacemaking
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)
Text by Jane Parker Huber (1926–2008)

Anthem
8:30 a.m.
The Beatitudes
—Traditional Znamenny chant (c. 1500)
Text from Matthew 5:1–12

11 a.m.
Блажен муж (Blessed is the one) from All-Night Vigil
—Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
Translation: Blessed is the one who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked. Alleluia. The Lord knows the way of the righteous, and the way of the wicked will perish. Alleluia. Serve the Lord with fear and rejoice in the Lord with trembling. Alleluia. Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord. Alleluia. Arise, Lord, save me, my God. Alleluia. The Lord is the savior of the people of the Lord’s blessing. Alleluia. Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, now and for-ever more. Amen. Alleluia. Glory to You, O God.
Text from Psalm 1:1, 6; Psalm 2:11; Psalm 3:7, 8; and lesser doxology

Offertory
What gift can we bring?
—Jane Marshall (1924–2019)
Text by Jane Marshall

Response
Слава Отцу (Glory to the Father)
—Sergei Rachmaninoff

Postlude
Festival Coronation March
—P.I. Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Transcribed by George Bennett