In these unusual times, we offer you a gift to celebrate Advent.

Carols sung by Gloriæ Dei Cantores and readings by Elements Theatre Company.

Order of Service

Organ Prelude
Carillon on a Ukrainian Carol, Near
In Dulci Jubilo, Dupre
The Christmas Tree Song, Liszt
 In Dulci Jubilo, Bach
Noel, Balbastre
Silent Night, arr. Bock
Sleepers, Wake!, Bach
Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending, arr. Powell

Greensleeves, arr. Hale (Instrumental) (at 0:21:57)

Welcome (at 0:25:05)

Promise
Reading—Promises of God (at 0:25:24)
Poem—Perhaps, Hunter (at 0:28:36)

Carols
The Lord at First Did Adam Make, Guest (at 0:30:11)
 Down in Yon Forest, arr. Rutter
O Come Redeemer of the Earth, arr. Willcocks
Gabriel’s Message, arr. Willcocks

Hope
Reading—In the Fields (at 0:44:27)
Poem—The Gaps Between, Hunter (at 0:47:57)

Carols
Quelle est cette odeur, arr. Willcocks (at 0:49:31)
I Sing of a Maiden, Hadley
O Little One Sweet, harm. Bach
Quittez Pasteurs, arr. Rutter

Joy
Reading—The Night’s Voice (at 1:02:49)
Poem—The Pilgrim Road, Hunter (at 1:04:56)

Carols
A Boy Was Born, Britten (at 1:05:56)
Joys Seven, Cleobury
King Jesus Hath a Garden, harm. Wood
What Cheer, Walton

Fanfare on Joy to the World, Hale (at 1:15:30)

Closing (at 1:16:30)

Gloriæ Dei Cantores and Elements Theatre Company make their home at the Church of the Transfiguration at the Community of Jesus in Orleans, MA.