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Sunday, December 07, 2008

Sunday Music Video: Come, O, Come, Emmanuel



What did you sing in worship today? What music is filling your heart?

11 comments:

  1. We sang hymns about John the Baptist, Wilderness hymns....

    I can't wait to sing Emmanuel and Lo He Comes.....maybe next week...

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  2. One of my Advent favorites: Comfort, comfort ye my people. Oh, and People Look East. Plus related Messiah solos--long but beautiful.

    Also an interesting Sanctus to the tune of O Come O Come Emmanuel, which we're doing each week this season.

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  3. Mass of Light with a haunting sparse Agnus Dei...

    And Lift High Your Gates with an all male schola...

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  4. we also sang Comfort Comfort--my favorite Advent hymn. I was happy!!

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  5. We have a new organist, and his specialty is "sprightly!" Also Bach! I am happy!!
    We sang "Comfort, Comfort," which has almost never sounded better to me, and "On Jordan's Bank," but I also gave them a Christmas hymn at the end of the service, just because I like to do it. (Ssh, don't tell the Advent police!) It gave us a chance to hear a big hymn on the organ today, which was super. It was "Angels from the Realms of Glory."

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  6. John the Baptist Sunday, we sang "On Jordan's Banks the Baptist's Cry," one of my favorites. I'm still a relatively new Christian (13 years) and the only version of this hymn that is familiar to me is in the Lutheran Book of Worship. My organist, who grew up in a Congregationalist tradition and became Roman Catholic when he was married 33 years ago, found 'our' version foreign to him. It was interesting to me!

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  7. Thanks MB. That's my favourite advent hymn ... hoping we'll be singing it on Tuesday at our 9 lessons and carols service. It's on the programme usually every second year.

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  8. One year two small Texas churches asked me to preach for them during the Advent Season. The first one had an older lady who played the organ
    V E R R Y slowly.
    We sang O Come O Come

    E man U L

    I thought we're never going to finish this hymn.

    The second church in the yoked parish had a woman who played the piano.
    OComeOComeEmanuelThatRansomed CaptiveIsrael...
    If you took a breath the whole verse was gone.

    We live I hope somewhere in-between.

    blessings

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  9. We are singing OCOCE every Sunday this Advent. Along with other things, of course. :-) Advent is not always observed in AG churches but we do because I love it. Just singing Advent hymns would be going TOO FAR, so we also sang The 1st Noel and Hark the Herald Angels Sing, since I was preaching about the shepherds.

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  10. Michelle and Sophia -- would you please send me the Sanctus and the Mass of Light???

    Elane
    pastor@campbellucc.org

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  11. We also do OCOCE every Sunday at the Gospel - a few verses each week.

    Bobbie, LOL! It can be an awful dirge, no?

    Songbird, so happy about your new organist!

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