Choral Services at the Cathedral of St. Philip

Festival Holy Eucharist on Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022)

January 03, 2023 cathedralATL
Choral Services at the Cathedral of St. Philip
Festival Holy Eucharist on Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022)
Show Notes

This Festival Holy Eucharist service is sung by the Cathedral Choir with members of the Atlanta Symphony Brass, and timpani. 

Prelude music:

  • “God rest you merry, gentlemen” God Rest You Merry
  • arr. Kenneth Leighton (British, 1929-1988), O leave your sheep
  • “On this day earth shall ring” Personent hodie
  • arr. Mack Wilberg (American, b. 1955), Ding dong! merrily on high
  • “Good Christian friends, rejoice” In dulci jubilo
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (English, 1872-1958), Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Service music: 

  • “O come, all ye faithful” Adeste fideles
  • “Angels we have heard on high” Gloria
  • “While shepherds watched their flocks by night” Winchester Old
  • Kim André Arnesen (Norwegian, b. 1980), Cradle Hymn
  • “Hark! the herald angels sing” Mendelssohn
  • Tómas Luis de Victoria (Spanish, c. 1548-1611), O magnum mysterium
  • Stephen Paulus (American, 1949-2014), A Savior from on High
  • “In the bleak midwinter” Cranham
  • “Silent night” Stille Nacht
  • “Joy to the world” Antioch