St. John Cantius Presents: Carols by Candlelight

St. John Cantius Presents: Carols by Candlelight
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Carols by Candlelight
The Christmas Story told through the Traditional Nine Lessons from the Bible with Christmas Carols and Motets

Enjoy one hour and twenty minutes of Christmas joy as your heart is uplifted by the story of Christmas. Hear the traditional nine lessons telling the coming of the Messiah. Delight in singing along with the choir on your favourite Christmas carols and motets.

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TRACKS
1 hour and 20 minutes of Christmas Joy!
1 Once in Royal David’s City, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC (4:50)
2 Bidding Prayer, Rev. C. Frank Phillips, C.R. (2:14)
3 Lesson 1: Richard Czajka III (2:20)
4 O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC (4:17)
5 Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Stanford Scriven (3:02)
6 Lesson 2: Erik Gershfeld (0:38)
7 Angels from the Realms of Glory, Arr. Charles H. Giffen (2:10)
8 Quem Pastores Laudavere, Arr. John Rutter (1:30)
9 Lesson 3: Frank Williams (0:59)
10 Away in a Manger, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (1:29)
11 Wexford Carol, Arr. David Mooney (5:10)
12 Lesson 4: Richard Ryan (1:19)
13 Huron Carol, Arr. Br. Chad McCoy, SJC (5:00)
14 O Little Town of Bethlehem, Lewis H. Redner (2:26)
15 Lesson 5: John Macfarlane (1:57)
16 Ave Maria, Anton Bruckner (3:27)
17 Bethlehem Down, Peter Warlock (3:36)
18 Lesson 6: Rudy Geter (0:57)
19 Angels We Have Heard on High, Traditional Carol (2:14)
20 Lesson 7: Craig Johnson (1:37)
21 It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Richard S. Willis (3:09)
22 Cherry Tree Carol, Arr. Sir David Willcocks (1:59)
23 Lesson 8: Tony Mockus (2:26)
24 We Three Kings, John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (3:34)
25 Crown of Roses, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (2:47)
26 Lesson 9: Fr. C. Frank Phillips C.R. (1:37)
27 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Sir Edward Bairstow (3:34)
28 Cпасение coдeлaл (“Salvation is Created”) Paul Tschesnokoff (3:19)
29 Good Christian men rejoice, arr. Sir John Stainer (2:00)
30 Collect and Blessing, Fr. C. Frank Phillips, C.R. (1:11)
31 Hark! The Herald Angel Sings, Arr. Charles H. Giffen (3:00)



The Scriptural Story of Lessons and Carols—the Coming of the Messiah
1st Lesson: Genesis 3: 8–15; 17–19
God tells sinful Adam that he has lost the life of Paradise and that his seed will bruise the serpent’s head.
2nd Lesson: Genesis 22: 15–18
God promises to faithful Abraham that in his seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.
3rd Lesson: Isaiah 9: 2; 6–7
The prophet foretells the coming of the Saviour.
4th Lesson: Isaiah 11: 1–3a; 4a; 6–9
The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown.
5th Lesson: Luke 1: 26–35; 38
The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary.
6th Lesson: Luke 2: 1; 3–7
St. Luke tells of the birth of Jesus.
7th Lesson: Luke 2: 8–16
The shepherds go to the manger.
8th Lesson: Matthew 2: 1–12
The wise men are led by the star to Jesus.
9th Lesson: John 1: 1–14
St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation.

Soloists:
Away in a Manger, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
Trevor Mitchell

We Three Kings - John Henry Hopkins, Jr.
Bass - David Dubois
Tenor - Trevór Mitchell
Tenor - Eric Lewis

O Little Town of Bethlehem, Lewis H. Redner
Tenor - Eric Lewis

Wexford Carol, Arr. David Mooney
Soprano - Jenny Hayworth

The Cherry Tree Carol, Arr. Sir David Willcocks
Soprano - Jenny Haworth
Bass - David Dubois


Biretta Books supports the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius and the A.M.D.G. Foundation as they help restore the sense of the sacred through the gift of music. By ordering directly from our website, an extra portion of the proceeds will go towards assisting our community at St. John Cantius in Chicago. Thank you for your support. God reward you!



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