Diocese of Cork, Cloyne & Ross

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

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Music List - December 2018


Friday 30th November 2018 

The Feast of Saint Andrew

6.15pm Choral Evensong

Responses    Tallis

Hymn             213

Psalm            96

Canticles       The Short Service – Morley  

Anthem          Gaudent in coelis – Palestrina  

Voluntary       Toccata in D minor – Pachelbel


Sunday 2nd December 2018 

The First Sunday of Advent

11.15am Choral Eucharist

Hymns 5, 15, 9, 3

Service Missa Brevis in D – Mozart 

Psalm 25: 1-9

Motet O thou the central orb – Wood 

Voluntary Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV661 – J. S. Bach


3.30pm Advent Carols in Procession


Friday 7th December 2018 

6.15pm Choral Evensong

Responses Cleobury

Hymn 1

Psalm Benedictus

Canticles The Short Service – Caustun   

Anthem A tender shoot – Goldschmidt  

Voluntary Dialogue from Sonata no. 1 – Becker  



Sunday 9th December 2018 

The Second Sunday of Advent

11.15am Choral Eucharist

Hymns 6, 12, 168(t.288), 420

Service Missa secunda – Hassler  

Psalm Benedictus

Motet And the glory of the Lord – Handel

Voluntary Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV543 – J. S. Bach  


3.30pm Choral Evensong (boys and adults)

Responses Radcliffe 

Hymns 408, 1, 18

Psalm 75

Canticles Daniel Purcell in E minor 

Anthem Canite tuba – Guerrero   

Voluntary Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV659 – J. S. Bach



Friday 14th December 2018 

6.15pm Choral Evensong

Responses Ashfield

Hymn 1

Psalm Song of Isaiah

Canticles Tallis in the Dorian mode

Anthem Rorate coeli – Rheinberger  

Voluntary Prayer from Sonata no. 1 – Becker  



Saturday 15th December 2018 

7.00pm A Ceremony of Carols and other seasonal music for Christmas



Sunday 16th December 2018 

The Third Sunday of Advent

11.15am Choral Eucharist

Hymns 7, 11, 443, 16 

Service Missa Brevis in B flat (Little Organ) – Haydn  

Psalm The Great O Antiphons

Motet This is the record of John – Gibbons

Voluntary Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV660 – J. S. Bach


3.30pm Choral Evensong

Responses Smith

Hymns 499, 1, 13 

Psalm 50: 1-6

Canticles The Second Service – Byrd 

Anthem Rorate coeli – Palestrina     

Voluntary Toccata no. 12 – Muffat  



Friday 21st December 2018 

6.15pm Choral Evensong

Responses Bertalot

Hymn 1

Psalm 80: 1-8

Canticles Magnificat tone VI – Reid  

Nunc dimittis – Bax  

Anthem Dixit Maria – Hassler    

Voluntary Toccata in D minor – Pachelbel  


Sunday 23rd December 2018 

The Fourth Sunday of Advent 

11.15am Choral Eucharist

Hymns 21, 181(ii), 19, 186

Service Leighton in D

Psalm Magnificat

Motet Hymn to the Virgin – Britten 

Voluntary Toccata from Sonata no. 1 – Becker  


4.00pm Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols



Monday 24th December 2018

Christmas Eve

4.00pm Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (full choir)



Tuesday 25th December 2018

CHRISTMAS DAY

11.15am Choral Eucharist (full choir)

Introit Hodie Christus natus est – Sweelinck 

Hymns 30, 29, 42, 34

Service Missa Sancti Nicolai – Haydn

Psalm 96

Motet For unto us a child is born – Handel  

Voluntary Allegro from Symphony no. 6 – Widor  



Sunday 30th December 2018 

The First Sunday of Christmas

11.15am Said Eucharist with hymns

Hymns 39, 28, 33, 32

Psalm 148

Voluntary Prelude in E minor BWV533 – J. S. Bach