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2016 Hymn Festival

Opening Reading and Prayer (Music)
Holy God, We Praise Your Name (LSB 940) arr. Walter L. Pelz

Reading (Poets)
Creator of the Stars of Night - John Prothero, soloist

Reading (Psalm 8)
O Worship the King (LYONS) arr. Patricia Sanders Cota

Reading (God Beyond Language)
I Am Forever Who I Am - Kurt Von Kampen - Rikki Pratt, soloist

Reading (Phillipians 2.1-11)
Reading (God the Redeemer)
Cantique de Jean Racine (O Redeemer Divine) - Gabriel Faure

Reading (Praise and Trust)
Have No Fear, Little Flock - Heinz Werner Zimmermann, arr. Michael Burkhardt

Alleluia, Sing to Jesus (HYFRYDOL) arr. Patricia Sanders Cota

Reading (Contrast)
Christus Paradox (PICARDY) music-Alfred Fedak, text-Sylvia Dunstan

Reading (Praise and Twilight)
Write Your Blessed Name - K. Lee Scott

Reading (Worship)
O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright - arr. Charles W. Ore

Reading (Luther's Evening Prayer, LSB p. 327)
Toccata on Old Hundredth - Michael Burkhardt



2016 Good Friday Service of Tenebrae

Surely He Has Borne Our Griefs
(Lloyd Larson) adapted from Is 53.4-6

O Dearest Jesus
(choral setting by Larry L. Fleming) adapted from LSB 439 and Ah Holy Jesus

Jesus Refuge of the Weary
adapted from LSB 423, Helen Jacobson, soprano

Deep Were His Wounds
(LeLand B. Satern, arr. Ron Besemer, text by William Johnson)

On The Cross of Calvary
(Richard E. Gerig)

Were You There When They Crucified My Lord
(LSB 456) (arr. Christian Guebert)

(from Oboe Concerto in D Minor, Alessandro Marcello) Melody Drumm, oboe, Christopher Brown, cello

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded
(LSB 449) (setting by Christian Guebert) 
Christopher Brown, cello

Jesus Paid it All 
(John T. Grape, arr. Patricia Sanders Cota) Handbell Reflection

At The Cross
(Ralph E. Hudson, arr. Patricia Sanders Cota) Handbell Ensemble



2015 Christmas Candlelight Service of 
Nine Lessons and Carols

O Come All Ye Faithful
LSB 379

Silent Night (Instrumental)
(arr. Brad Weishaupt)

The Lord At First Did Adam Make
(tune: Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing LSB 528)

On Christmas Night/Sing We All of Christmas
Daphne Tsao, Violin (arr. Christian Guebert)

Carol of Joy
(Dan Forrest, 2007)

O Little Town of Bethlehem
LSB 361

From Heaven Above to Earth I Come
LSB 358 (arr. Christian Guebert)

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Daphne Tsao, Violin (setting by Christian Guebert)

Shepherd's Carol
(text: Austrian traditional, Die Hirten Auf Dem Felde) (Dan Forrest, 2010)

We Three Kings
Daphne Tsao, Violin

Hark the Herald Angels Sing
LSB 380 (arr. Hal H. Hopson)

Candlelight Carol
Helen Jacobson, soprano (John Rutter, 1984)

Silent Night
LSB 363



2015 Christmas Carol Festival

Program Parts:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5


Pieces by Title:

Candlelight Carol
Helen Jacobson, soprano (John Rutter, 1984)

Carol of Joy
(Dan Forrest, 2007)

Do You Hear What I Hear?
Chase Chandler, tenor (Gloria Shayne Baker/Noël Regney, 1962) (setting by Chase Chandler, 2015)

From Heaven Above To Earth I Come
(Vom Himmel Hoch, Geistliche Lieder/Martin Luther, 1539) LSB 358, st. 1,2,8,14,15) (setting by Christian Guebert, 2015)

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
(English carol, 16th cen.) (setting by Robert Sterling, 2015)

Hark the Glad Sound
(tune: Hark the Glad Sound, Chesterfield, Thomas Haweis, 1792) LSB 349 (hymn text by Katherine Dubke, 2014 premiere)

Hark the Herald Angels Sing
(Mendelssohn, 1855 adapt.) LSB 380 (setting by Hal H. Hopson)

In Sweet Rejoicing
(Medieval German and Latin carol, 1328) (tune: In Dulci Jubilo) LSB 386 (text translation/adapt. and setting by Christian Guebert, 2015)

Joy to the World
(Antioch: Lowell Mason, 1839) (text: Issac Watts, 1719) (setting by Christian Guebert, 2013)

O Magnum Mysterium
(Morten Lauirdsen, 1995) (transcribed by Sandra Dackow, 2006) (Medieval Latin text: Matins chant)

Of the Father's Love Begotten
(Kelvingrove: Scottish traditional) (text adapt. and setting by Christian Guebert, 2012, ed. 2015)

Overture: Largo
(from Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 7) (G.F. Handel, 1739)
Angels We Have Heard on High
(Gloria, French carol, traditional) LSB 368 (setting by Alex Guebert, 2015)

Plainchant Prelude on Divinum Mysterium
(Of the Father's Love Begotten, plainchant, c. 1200) (setting by Fred Grammann, 2002)

Shepherd's Carol
(text: Austrian traditional, Die Hirten Auf Dem Felde) (Dan Forrest, 2010)

Symphonic Fantasia on Personent Hodie
(On This Day Earth Shall Ring) (Christian Guebert, 2014)

Winter (Violin Concerto no. 4 in F Minor from The Four Seasons)
I. Allegro non molto
Kathleen Mangusing, violin (Antonio Vivaldi, 1723)



2015 Hymn Festival

Organ Sonata No. 4
Charles Raasch, Organist (by Felix Mendelssohn,1845)

All Glory Be To God On High
LSB 947 (setting by Charles Raasch, 2008-2011)

Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me
(Adoro te devote, St Thomas Aquinas, 13th c.)

Psalm 103-O Bless the Lord My Soul
Lorrie Prothero, Cantor (Charles Raasch, 2001)

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Handbell Interlude

As Sunflowers Face the Light of Dawn
Macie Slick, Violin (Text-Katherine Dubke, 2014; Tune-Christian Guebert, 2014)

Charles Raasch, Organist (Three Throwback Forms for Organ, Christian Guebert, 2015)

Holy Spirit, Gift of God
Spencer Klass, Oboe

Laudate Dominum
Lorrie Prothero, Cantor; Matt Mattera, Trumpet; Macie Slick, Violin

Holy Ghost, with Light Divine

We Respond
Drew Williams, Soloist (Kip Fox, 2012)

Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
LSB 338 (setting by Charles Raasch, 2015)

Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us

Return to the Lord

Ancient of Days
(Text-Immortal, Invisible, stanzas 1-2; Christian Guebert, 2011)

Immortal, Invisible
LSB 802 Spencer Klass, Oboe; Matt Mattera, Trumpet; Macie Slick, Violin (stanzas 5-7 by Rev. Robert Dargatz, and Katherine Dubke; setting by Charles Raasch, 2006)



2015 Good Friday Service of Tenebrae

Jesus I Will Ponder Now
(setting Christian Guebert)
-At the Cross (Ralph E. Hudson, arr. Patricia Cota)

No Greater Love
(Douglas E. Wagner, words by Charlotte Lee)

In the Shadow of the Cross
(David Angerman, words by Barbara Furman)

A Debt of Love
(Jane Ellen, words by Issac Watts)

Via Dolorosa
(Sandi Patty) Helen Jacobson, Soloist

Were You There
LSB 456

O Sacred Head Now Wounded
LSB 449 Strepitus- Postlude



2014 Christmas Candlelight Service of 
Nine Lessons and Carols

Before The Marvel of This Night

Breath of Heaven
Helen Jacobson, soprano

In Dulci Jubilo
Christian Guebert, Recorder; Daphne Tsao, Violin

Nativity Carol

Personent Hodie
Michael Lange, tenor

Silent Night Hymn

Silent Night Instrumental Carol
Daphne Tsao, Violin



2014 Good Friday Service of Tenebrae

Surely He Has Borne Our Griefs
(by Lloyd Larson)

Cast Every Burden upon the Lord
(by Felix Mendelssohn)

by Christian Guebert) Gretchen Sheetz, Harp; James Clark, Cello

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
LSB 425 (setting by Christian Guebert)

Were You There
LSB 456



2013 Christmas Carol Festival

Program Parts:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

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