MUSIC AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

Dr. William J. B. Gatens, Organist-Choirmaster


November 22, 2020 – Christ the King
Voluntary:  Master Tallis’s Testament – Herbert Howells
Offertory Solo:  “Antiphon” (from Five Mystical Songs) – Ralph Vaughan Williams
Communion Solo:  “Heavenly Lord, who leadest the wandering flock” – Felix Mendelssohn
Voluntary:  Paean – Herbert Howells

November 29, 2020 – 1 Advent
Voluntary:  “Wake, awake, for night is flying” (BWV 645) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Communion Service in D – Leo Sowerby
Offertory Solo:  “O thou that tellest” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Communion Solo:  “He shall feed his flock” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Voluntary:  “Saviour of the nations, come” (BWV 661) – Johann Sebastian Bach

December 6, 2020 – 2 Advent
Voluntary:  “Saviour of the nations, come” (BWV 659 & 660) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Communion Service in D – Leo Sowerby
Offertory Solo:  “Comfort ye” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Communion Solo:  “Comfort, comfort ye, my people” – Louis Bourgeois
Voluntary:  Prelude & Fugue in E minor (BWV 553) – Johann Sebastian Bach

December 13, 2020 – 3 Advent (Gaudete)
Voluntary:  Advent Chorales from Orgelbüchlein (BWV 599-602) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Service Music:  Communion Service in D – Leo Sowerby
Offertory Solo:  “I will sing new songs” – Antonin Dvorak
Communion Solo:  “The people that walked in darkness” (from Messiah) – George Frideric Handel
Voluntary:  Fugue in G minor (BWV 578) – Johann Sebastian Bach

December 20, 2020 – 4 Advent
Voluntary:  Ave Maria after Arcadelt – Franz Liszt
Service Music:  Communion Service in D – Leo Sowerby
Offertory Solo:  “Esurientes implevit bonis” (from Magnificat) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Communion Solo:  “Ave Maria” – McNeil Robinson
Voluntary:  Fugue on the Magnificat (BWV 733) – Johann Sebastian Bach

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