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FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
403 South Jefferson Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48607

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Music List - December 24

Lessons and carols have been part of the candlelight service at First Congregational Church for several decades.  The Chancel Choir, directed by Nicholas Schmelter, will lead the singing of hymns and carols.  First Congregational Church warmly welcomes guest flutist Robert Hart, who will collaborate with the choir and perform music of the Baroque.

Music Played Before the Service:

Sonata in E Minor, BWV 1034 (Bach)                                              
Magnificat – Doppelfuge (Pachelbel)
Sonata in C Major (Händel)
Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schar (Buttstedt)                                 
Sonata in G Major (Telemann)           

Hymns:

                        Once in Royal David’s City
Angels We Have Heard on High (#116)       
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (#122)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (#134)
The First Nowell (#141)
Silent Night, Holy Night (#138)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (#132)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (#120)

Carols:            

Ding-dong Ding! [Woodward]
                        Lullaby [Ness Beck]
                        On Christmas Night [Vaughan Williams]
                        What is this Lovely Fragrance [Near]
                        Sleeps Judea Fair [MacKinnon]
                        Ding Dong! Merrily on High [Near]

Voluntaries:    

Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen, Op. 122, No. 8 [Brahms]
                        In Dulci Jubilo [Dupré]
In Dulci Jubilo, BWV 729 [Bach]     
Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54 [Vierne]      

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