Choral Service Repertory

All morning services are sung by the Cathedral Choir unless otherwise indicated.

 

7 September – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 18

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Justus es Domine   Mode I (SA)

Hymn 376   Joyful, joyful, we adore thee

Gloria   Shenk (Modal Mass)

Psalm 119   Renke (Give my life in your ways)

Hymn 11   Awake, my soul, and with the sun

O for a closer walk with God   Stanford

Hymn 302   Father, we thank thee who hast planted

Teach me, O Lord   Byrd

Hymn 593   Lord, make us servants of your peace

Hymn 527   Singing songs of expectation

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Combined Cathedral Choirs

Commemoration of the Queen’s Birthday  

He Pule   Lili`uokalani

Hymn 136 (NH)   He Makua Mana Loa

Psalm 23   McCreary    

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   McCreary (Kamehameha Service)

Jesu no ke Kahuhipa   Turley

The Queen’s Prayer   Lili`uokalani

 

14 September – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 19

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Da pacem   Mode I  (TB)

Hymn 411   O bless the Lord, my soul

Psalm 103   Pye (The Lord is kind and merciful)

Hymn 677   God moves in a mysterious sway

Unser keiner lebet ihm selber   Schütz

Hymn 410   Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

Laudate Dominum   Mozart

Hymn 334   Praise the Lord, rise up rejoicing

Hymn 397   Now thank we all our God

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Cantores Hemolele

Eve of Holy Cross Day

Crux fidelis  attrib. John IV of Portugal

Hymn 471   We sing the praise of him who died

Psalm 46   Tone V & arr. from Luther        Psalm 87   Tone VII & Naylor

Magnificat quinti toni   Hassler

Nunc dimittis tertii toni   Palestrina

O crux ave, spes unica   Palestrina

Hymn 603   When Christ was lifted from the earth

 

21 September – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 20

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Salus populi   Mode IV  (SA)

Hymn 375   Give praise and glory unto God

Psalm 145   Bairstow (The Lord is gracious)

Hymn 660   O Master, let me walk with thee

Simile est regnum cælorum   Morales

Hymn 697   My God, accept my heart this day

Steal away   arr. Chilcott

Hymn 341   For the bread which you have broken

Hymn 541   Come, labor on

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

Oculus non vidit   di Lasso

Hymn 34   Christ, mighty Savior

Psalm 34   Roeckel

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood in E for Double Choir

Great Lord of lords   Wood

Hymn 628   Help us, O Lord, to learn

 

 

28 September – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 21

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

In nomine Domini   Mode III  (TB)

Hymn 450   All hail the power of Jesus’ Name

Psalm 25    Tone III (Remember your mercies, Lord)

Hymn 575   Befoe thy throne, O God, we kneel

Christus factus est   Bruckner

Hymn 435   At the Name of Jesus

Jesu dulcis memoria   Giles

Hymn 339   Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

Hymn 477   All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

Installation of American Guild of Organists Officers

God be in my head   Davies

Hymn 432   O praise ye the Lord

Psalm 19   Stanford          Psalm 46   arr. from Luther

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Stanford in C

Hymn 420   When in our music God is glorified

Evening Hymn   Gardiner

Hymn 24   The day thou gavest us, Lord

 

5 October – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 22

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

In voluntate tua   Mode IV  (SA)

Hymn 518   Christ is made the sure foundation

Psalm 80   Tone II (The vineyard of the Lord)

Hymn 545   Lo! what a cloud of witnesses

Ave verum corpus   Mawby

Hymn 495   Hail, thou once despised Jesus

Denn Er hat seinen Engeln befohlen   Mendelssohn

Hymn 313   Let thy Blood in mercy poured

Hymn 448   O love, how deep, how broad, how high

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Cathedral Choir

Keep watch, dear Lord   Nowicki

Responses   Rose

Hymn 427   When morning gilds the skies

Psalm 145   Bairstow  

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Leighton (Second Service)

Save us, O Lord   Bairstow

Hymn 420   When in our music God is glorified

 

 

12 October – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 23

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Si iniquitates   Mode III  (TB)

Hymn 557   Rejoice, ye pure in heart

Psalm 23   Fenstermaker (I will dwell in the house of the Lord)

Hymn 646   The King of love my shepherd is

O taste and see   Goss

Hymn 515   Holy Ghost, dispel our sadness

I sat down   Bairstow

Hymn 345   Savior, again to thy dear Name we raise

Hymn 481   Rejoice, the Lord is King

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Hawai`i Sacred Choir Trebles

Sing praise to God   McAfee

Hymn   On this day, the first of days

Psalm 111   Hopkins       Psalm 112   Walmisley      Psalm 113   Noble

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Burgon

All from the sun’s uprise   Tomblings

Hymn 593   Lord, make us servants of your peace

 

19 October – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 24

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Ego clamavi   Mode III  (SA)

Hymn 377   All people that on earth do dwell

Psalm 96   Tone VII (Give to the Lord glory)

Hymn 584   God, you have given us power to sound

Tribute to Caesar   Pärt

Hymn 372   Praise to the living God

O for a closer walk with God   Stanford

Hymn 689   I sought the Lord, and afterward I knew

Hymn 544   Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

Tua Jesu dilectio   Dirksen

Hymn 28   O blest Creator, source of light

Psalm 114   Naylor       Psalm 115   Tone II 1

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood in G

The Lord is King   Boyce

Hymn 690   Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

 

26 October – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 25

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Lætetur cor   Mode II  (TB)

Hymn 375   Give praise and glory unto God

Psalm 1   Tone VIII (Happy are they who hope in the Lord)

Hymn 538   God of mercy, God of grace

Cantique de Jean Racine   Fauré

Hymn 568   Father all loving, who rulest in majesty

Set me as a seal   Walton

Hymn 336   Come with us, O blessed Jesus

Hymn 381   Thy strong word did cleave the darkness

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

Blessed are the pure in heart   Davies

Hymn 404   We will extol you, ever-blessed Lord

Psalm 103   Pye

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Noble in B minor

Abide with me   Webster

Hymn 46   The duteous day now closeth

 

2 November – All Saints Sunday

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Gaudeamus   Mode I  (TB)

Hymn 287   For all the saints

Psalm 149   Smart (Sing to the Lord a new song)

Hymn 526   Let saints on earth in concert sing

Give us the wings of faith   Leighton

Hymn 275   Hark! the sound of holy voices

O quam gloriosum   Victoria

Hymn 656   Blest are the pure in heart

Hymn 625   Ye holy angels bright

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Cathedral Choir

Justorum animæ   Stanford

Hymn 286   Who are these like stars appearing

Psalm 148   Walmisley       Psalm 150   Stanford

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood (Collegium Regale)

What are these that glow from afar   Gray

Hymn 621   Light’s abode, celestial Salem

 

9 November – Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 27

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Intret oratio   Mode III  (SA)

Hymn 575   Before thy throne, O God, we kneel

Psalm 70   Garrett (Oh Lord, make haste to help me)

Hymn 596   Judge eternal, throned in splendor

If we believe that Jesus died   Goss

Hymn 61   Sleepers, wake! A voice astounds us

Audivi vocem de cœlo   Tallis

Hymn 324   Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Hymn 436   Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Hawai`i Sacred Choir

On God and not on human trust   Pachelbel

Hymn 413   New songs of celebration render

Psalm 34   Davies

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Bairstow in G

E’en so, Lord, quickly come   Manz

Hymn 531   O Spirit of the living God

 

16 November – Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost   Proper 28

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Dicit Dominus   Mode VI  (SA)

Hymn 680   O God, our help in ages past

Psalm 90   Renke (Teach us to number our days)

Hymn 462   The Lord will come and not be slow

Lord, thou hast been our refuge   Bairstow

Hymn 598   Lord Christ, when first thou cam’st to earth

O salutaris Hostia   Guilmant

Hymn 490   I want to walk as a child of the light

Hymn 551   Rise up, ye saints of God

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

The coming night   Fenstermaker

Hymn 24   The day thou gavest, Lord

Psalm 19   Fenstermaker         Psalm 46   arr. from Luther

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Howells in E-flat

Rejoice in the Lord   Humfrey

Hymn 422   Not far beyond the sea, nor high above 

 

23 November – Feast of the Holy Sovereigns

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Dignus es Agnus   Tone VIII, Renke fauxbourdons

Hymn 494   Crown him with many crowns

Gloria   Shenk (Modal Mass)

Psalm 97   Renke (The Lord is king)

Hymn 544   Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

Let all the world   Vaughan Williams

Hymn 573   Father eternal, ruler of creation

Lift up your heads   Amner

Hymn 382   King of glory, King of peace

Hymn 484   Praise the Lord through every nation

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Diocesan Choir

Above all praise and all majesty   Mendelssohn

Hymn 455   O Love of God, how strong and true

Psalm 145   Bairstow

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Wood in C minor for double choir

Hallelujah   Handel (Messiah)

Hymn 535   Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

 

27 November – Thanksgiving Day

10.00 am Sung Eucharist

Hymn 433   We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing

Hymn 288   Praise to God, immortal praise

Let us with a gladsome mind   Ridout

Hymn 416   For the beauty of the earth

My shepherd will supply my need   Thomson

Hymn 397   Now thank we all our God

 

30 November – First Sunday of Advent   [Year B]

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Advent Lucernarium   Renke

Hymn 60   Creator of the stars of night

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Darke (Collegium Regale)

Psalm 80  Tone VIII (Restore us, O God of hosts)

Hymn 57   Lo! he comes, with clouds descending

O thou, the central orb   Wood

Hymn 454   Jesus came, adored by angels

Dominus dabit   Mode 1 (SA)

Hymn 61   Sleepers, wake! A voice astounds us

 

5.30 pm Advent Procession with Carols      Cathedral Choir

Advent Responsory   Sarum Chant, arr. Drexler

Hymn   Come, thou Redeemer of the earth

Lord, we beseech thee   Batten

Rorate cœli   Schroeder

A Spotless Rose   Howells

Hymn   Hark! a thrilling voices is sounding

Gabriel’s Message   Basque Carol, arr. Pettman

Hymn to the Virgin   Britten

Remember, O thou man   Ravenscroft

In the time appointed   Mathias

Hymn   On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s cry

Hymn   O come, O come, Emmanuel

 

7 December — Second Sunday of Advent

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Populus Sion   Mode VII  (TB)

Hymn 462   The Lord will come and not be slow

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Howells (Collegium Regale)

Psalm 85   Renke (Show us your mercy, O Lord)

Hymn 67   Comfort, comfort ye my people

Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding   Thiman

Hymn 601   O day of God, draw nigh

Rorate cœli   Schroeder

Hymn 65   Prepare the way, O Zion

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola & The Priory Chamber Singers

Gabriel’s Message   Basque Carol, arr. Pettman

Hymn 72   Hark! the glad sound! the Savior comes

Psalm 114   Naylor        Psalm 115   Wesley, Elvey

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Willan in E-flat

I sing of a maiden   Hadley

Hymn 272   The great forerunner of the morn

 

14 December — Third Sunday of Advent

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Gaudete   Mode I (SA)

Hymn 76   On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Darke in A minor

Psalm 126   Monk (The Lord has done great things for us)

Hymn 72   Hark! the glad sound! the Savior comes

This is the record of John   Gibbons

Hymn 272   The great forerunner of the morn

Dicite: Pusillanimes   Tone VII SA)

Hymn 640   Watchmen, tell us of the night

 

3.00 pm Matinee Concert      The Hawai`i Sacred Choir

 

5.30 pm Evensong      Men’s Schola

Angelus ad virginum   Anon., 14th century

Hymn 54   Savior of the Nations

Psalms 103   Roeckel

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis   Morley fauxbourdons

De cælo veniet   Handl

Hymn 64   O heavenly Word, eternal Light

 

21 December — Fourth Sunday of Advent

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Rorate   Mode I (TB)

Hymn 56   O come, O come, Emmanuel

Kyrie and Agnus Dei   Darke in F

Magnificat   Tone VIII (My soul rejoices in God my Savior)

Hymn 267   Praise we the Lord this day

Ave Maria   Zucchino

Hymn 475   God himself is with us

Ecce virgo   Mode I (TB)

Hymn 269   Ye who claim the faith of Jesus

 

3.00 pm Carol Concert      Cathedral Choir

Hymn   O come, O come, Emmanuel

Ding dong! Merrily on high   arr. Wood

In dulci jubilo   German, arr. Pearsall

Hymn   O come, all ye faithful

See amid the winter’s snow   Goss

The Shepherd’s Cradle Song   Leuner

A maiden most gentle   French, arr. Carter

Hymn   God rest you merry

Resonet in laudibus   di Lasso

Serenity (O magnum mysterium)   Gjeilo

Wexford Carol   Irish, arr. Rutter

Of the Father’s Love begotten   Goodsite

Hymn   Silent night, holy night   arr. Nalua`i

Hymn   Joy to the world

 

5.30 pm Blue Christmas

Hymn 79   O little town of Bethlehem

Hymn 101   Away in a manger

Guide me, O thou great Jehovah   Trad. Appalachian

Hymn 111   Silent night, holy night

 

 

24 December — Christmas Eve

10.30 pm Vigil

Hymn 82   Of the Father’s love begotten

A maiden most gentle   French, arr. Carter

The Nativity Carol   Rutter

Hymn 79   O little town of Bethlehem

O magnum mysterium   Victoria

 

11.00 pm Sung Eucharist  

Hymn 83   O come, all ye faithful

Psalm 96   Tone VII (Today is born our Savior)

Hymn 96   Angels we have heard on high

To us a child is born   Shepherd

Of the Father’s Love begotten   Goodsite

Hymn 115   What child is this

Agnus Dei   McCreary (Missa Puer Natus Est)

O holy night   Adam, arr. Koehring

Hymn 111   Silent night, holy night

Hymn 87   Hark! the herald angels sing

 

25 December — Christmas Day

10.00 am Sung Eucharist      Hawaiian Choir

 

5.30 pm Festival of Lessons and Carols  

Hymn   Once in royal David’s city

Sussex Carol   English, arr. Willcocks

Adam lay ybounden   Ord

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree   Poston

Bogoroditsye Dyevo   Rachmaninoff

Hymn   O come, all ye faithful

In dulci jubilo   German, arr. Pearsall

The Blessed son of God   Vaughan Williams

Away in a manger   Kirkpatrick, arr. Willcocks

Hymn   While shepherds watched their flocks by night

Bethlehem Down   Warlock

In the bleak mid-winter   Darke

A babe is born   Mathias

Hymn   The First Nowell

Hymn   Hark! the herald angels sing 

 

29 December — First Sunday after Christmas Day

10.30 am Sung Eucharist

In the bleak mid-winter   Holst

Hymn 82   Of the Father’s love begotten

Psalm 147   Tone VIII (The Word was made flesh)

Hymn 489   The great Creator of the worlds

The Nativity Carol   Rutter

Hymn 115   What child is this

Agnus Dei   McCreary (Missa Puer Natus Est)

The Blessed son of God   Vaughan Williams

Hymn 324   Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Hymn 573   Father eternal, Ruler of creation

 

5.30 pm Evensong   No choir

 

31 December –– New Year’s Eve

10.15 pm Organ Recital      John Renke

 

11.00 pm Sung Eucharist

Hymn 680   O God, our help in ages past

Psalm 90   Meachem

Hymn 494   Crown him with many crowns

Day by day   How

Hymn 89   It came upon the midnight clear

Guide me, O thou great Jehovah   Trad. Appalachian

Hymn 671   Amazing grace! how sweet the sound

 

Music at the Cathedral of St. Andrew

Music has been an integral part of our worship since the Cathedral was founded by Queen Emma over 150 years ago.  The glorious sounds of the magnificent organ and choirs flood our beautiful building for the regular Sunday services, Choral Evensong and major feast days throughout the year, adding beauty to the liturgy and lifting the hearts of all.  Canon John Renke is the Cathedral’s Director of Music.  Under his dedicated leadership the living practice of choral music, so central to the Cathedral’s liturgy, is maintained, nurtured and developed.  Please join us, at services and concerts, to celebrate the vibrant choral tradition of St. Andrew’s Cathedral.

The Saint Andrew’s Cathedral Choir 

The choir has been an important part of the musical life of Honolulu for over 150 years.  Composed of choral scholars and volunteer singers, it is considered one of the premier choral ensembles in Honolulu.  Dedicated to the highest performance standards, the choir’s repertoire is exceptionally varied, encompassing over a thousand years’ worth of music, from Gregorian Chant and Renaissance polyphony to works by contemporary composersIn addition to its main role in worship, the Cathedral Choir gives regular concerts and has made a number of recordings and broadcasts.  For information on the Cathedral Choir or any aspect of the Cathedral’s music program, please contact the Director of Music, John Renke, at 524-2822, ext. 217, or music@thecathedralofstandrew.org.

 

Mahalo

The Cathedral’s Music Program is possible thanks to our volunteers, grants and generous donations from friends and supporters from throughout the community who value the place of cathedral music in the cultural and spiritual life of Honolulu.  We are especially grateful to the Arthur and Mae Orvis Foundation for its long-standing support of the Cathedral’s music programs.  Please help us sustain this precious musical heritage by making a donation to the music fund today and on an ongoing basis.

 

“Our beloved Church regards her children as having bodies as well as souls to be cared for, and sanctions the consecration of these and all that is beautiful in nature and art to the service of God.”

Queen Emma, Founder of the Cathedral of St. Andrew

 

Music Program Staff

 

The Very Rev. Walter B. A. Brownridge                                                       Dean

John Robert Renke                                                                    Director of Music

Brian David McCarthy                                                                  Organ Scholar

Karol Nowicki                                                                Music Program Assistant

Karen Sender                                                                                              Publicity

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