Anthem Texts 2/23

10am

Christ whose glory fills the skies - T. Frederick Candlyn (1892-1964)

Surge, illuminare - William Byrd (1538-1623)

 

6pm

O nata lux-Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

 

O nata lux de lumine, Jesu redemptor saeculi,

Dignare clemens supplicum laudes precesque sumere.

Qui carne quondam contegi dignatus es pro perditis

Nos membra confer effici Tui beati corporis.

 

Anthem Texts 2/16

10am

Judge Eternal - Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

 

Judge eternal, throned in splendor, 

Lord of lords and King of kings, 

with thy living fire of judgement purge this land of bitter things; 

solace all its wide dominion with the healing of thy wings. 

 

Still, still the weary folk are pining 

for the hour that brings release, 

Anthem Texts 2/9

10am

Richte mich Gott - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

 

Richte mich, Gott, und führe meine Sache 

  wider das unheilige Volk 

  und errette mich von den falschen und bösen Leuten.

Denn du bist der Gott meiner Stärke; warum verstößest du mich?

  Warum lässest du mich so traurig gehen, wenn mich mein Feind dränget?

Sende dein Licht und deine Wahrheit, daß sie mich leiten 

Anthem Texts 2/2

10am

Beati quorum via - Charles V. Stanford (1852-1924)

 

Beati quorum via integra est:

qui ambulant in lege Domini

 

Blessed are they whose road is straight,

who walk in the law of the Lord.

 

Text: Psalm 119 v.1

 

Nunc dimittis in A - Ben Parry (b.1965)

 

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy word.

Anthem Texts 1/26

10am

Surge, illuminare - Richard Webster (b. 1952)

 

Surge, illuminare, Jerusalem,

quia venit lumen tuum, 

et gloria Domini super te orta est. 

Quia ecce tenebrae operient terram 

et caligo populos.

Super te autem orietur Dominus

et gloria eius in te videbitur.

 

Arise, shine, Jerusalem;

for your light has come,

Anthem Texts 1/19

10am

I believe this is Jesus - Undine Smith Moore

 

I believe this is Jesus; come and see.

The Light of God shines in his face; come and see.

He offers all his pard’ning grace; come and see.

Yes, Lord, yes Lord, come and see.

 

Traditional spiritual

 

Tu es Petrus - G.P. da Palestrina

 

Tu es Petrus

et super hanc petram aedificabo ecclesiam meam

Anthem Texts 1/12

10am

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - James Burton

 

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day;

I would my true love did so chance

To see the legend of my play,

To call my true love to my dance;

 

Refrain

Sing, oh! my love, oh! my love, my love, my love,

This have I done for my true love

 

Then was I born of a virgin pure,

Anthem Texts 1/5

10am

O nata lux - Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

 

O nata lux de lumine, Jesu redemptor saeculi,

Dignare clemens supplicum laudes precesque sumere.

Qui carne quondam contegi dignatus es pro perditis

Nos membra confer effici Tui beati corporis.

 

O Light born of Light, Jesus, redeemer of the world,

mercifully deign to accept the praises and prayers of your suppliants.

Anthem Texts 12/29

9am

Myn Lyking -  R.R. Terry (1865-1938)

 

I saw a fair mayden sytten and sing.

She lulled a lyttel childe, a swete Lording.

 

Refrain: Lullay myn lyking, my dere sonne, my sweetling.

Lullay my dere herte, myn own dere derling.

 

That same Lord is he that made alle thing;

Of alle lordis he is Lord, of alle kynges Kyng.

 

There was mickle melody at that chylde's birth.

Anthem Texts 12/22

9am

Zion at thy shining gates - George Guest (1924-2002)

 

Zion, at thy shining gates

Lo, the King of Glory waits,

Haste thy monarch's pomp to greet,

Strew thy palms before his feet.

 

Christ, for thee their triple light,

Faith and hope and love unite;

This the beacon we display

To proclaim thine advent day.

 

Come and give us peace within,

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