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Carols from King's

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A Ceremony of Nine Lessons and Carols from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge
Processional Hymn
Once in royal David's city The Bidding Prayer
Carol: A hymn to the Virgin (Britten) First Lesson: Genesis 3 Reader: A CHORISTER
Carols: Adam lay ybounden (Boris Ord); Ding dong! merrily on high (French) Second Lesson: Genesis 22 Reader: AN UNDERGRADUATE
Carols: A spotless rose (Herbert Howells ): I saw three ships (trad arr Philip Ledger)
Third Lesson: Isaiah 9
Reader: A CHORAL SCHOLAR
Carol: In dulci jubilo (German)
Hymn: 0 little town of Bethlehem Fourth Lesson: Isaiah 11
Reader: A RESEARCH STUDENT
Carol: The holly and the ivy (trad arr Walford Davies )'
Fifth Lesson: St Luke 1
Reader: THE MASTER OVER THE CHORISTERS Carol: Gabriel's message (old Basque) Motet
Hodie Christus natus est (Poulenc) Sixth Lesson- St Luke 2 Reader: THE CHAPLAIN
Carol: Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (French arr David Willcocks ) Seventh Lesson: St Luke 2
Reader: THE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC
Hymn: While shepherds watched
Carol: The shepherds' cradle song (German arr C. Macpherson)
Eighth Lesson: St Matthew 2
Reader: A FELLOW OF THE COLLEGE
Carols: Personent hodie (arr Gustav Holst); In the bleak mid-winter (Harold E. Darke )
Ninth Lesson: St John 1 Reader: THE DEAN
Hymn: 0 come, all ye faithful Collect for Christmas Eve The Blessing
Hymn: Hark! The herald angels sing Organist FRANCIS GRIER
Director of music PHILIP LEDGER Lighting HUBERT CARTWRIGHT
Producer BRIAN LARGE

Contributors

Unknown:
Herbert Howells
Unknown:
Walford Davies
Unknown:
David Willcocks
Unknown:
Harold E. Darke
Organist:
Francis Grier
Unknown:
Hubert Cartwright
Producer:
Brian Large

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