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Christmas Eve Festival Eucharist 

Tue, December 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

7 pm:   Christmas Eve Festival Eucharist
(Choral Prelude begins at 6:30 pm)
Featuring music led by all three of our choirs: St. Bartholomew’s Choir, St. Bart’s Singers, and St. Bart’s Choristers. This is a big joyful festival service when we “pull out all the stops.” Download the worship bulletin.

Free parking at the Doubletree Hotel Garage: 136 E. 51st Street. Voucher required. See instructions.

Repetoire for 7 pm and 11 pm:

Choral Repertoire

Mass at the Crèche­ — George Malcolm
I saw three ships — arr. Simon Preston
Sir Christèmas — Williams Mathias
Christmas Lullaby — John Rutter
Sussex Carol — arr. David WIllcocks
O Magnum Mysterium — Tomas Luis de Victoria
Christmas Day — Gustav Holst
What Sweeter Music — John Rutter

Organ repertoire, with violin and harp

Fantasia on Greensleeves — Ralph Vaughan Williams,
Sleep of the Infant Jesus — Henri Büsser

Organ repertoire

Bring a torch, Jeanette, Isabella — Keith Chapman
Fantasia on Vom Himmel Hoch, da komm’ ich her — Johann Pachelbel
Chorale Prelude on Resonet in Laudibus — Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Prelude on The Sussex Carol — Russell Schulz-Widmar
Chorale Prelude on God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen — John Rutter
La Nativité, from Trois Poèmes Liturgiques — Jean Langlais
Postlude on Mendelssohn — David Willcocks

Congregational Carols include

Joy to the World
O Come, all ye faithful
It came upon the midnight clear
Away in a manger, no crib for his bed
Angels we have heard on high
What child is this, who, laid to rest
Silent night
Hark! the herald angels sing



Tue, December 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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