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The First Mass of Christmas


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from Clifton Cathedral, Bristol
Chief Celebrant
Dr Mervyn Alexander , Bishop of Clifton Preacher
Mgr Crispian Hollis Readings: Isaiah 9, w 2-7;
Titus 2, w 11-14: Luke 2, w 1-14 Music of the mass: 0 come all ye faithful; Infant holy, infant lowly;
Gloria (St Augustine); Responsorial Psalm 95 (Sussex Carol); Alleluia
(Salisbury Alleluia): 0 little town of Bethlehem; This day Christ was bom; Creed (We believe in one God): Bidding prayers (Taize); Eucharistic acclamation: Lamb of God
(Monteverdi): It came upon a midnight clear; 0 magnum mysterium; Silent night; In the bleak midwinter; Hark, the herald angels sing; Organ voluntary: finale (Wiene) Organist JOHN GIBBONS Musical director
Lighting DEREK FAWLEY Television presentation ERNEST REA BBC Bristol
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 4. Viewers with stereo Radio 4 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away.
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
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Unknown: Dr Mervyn Alexander
Unknown: Clifton Preacher
Unknown: Mgr Crispian Hollis
Organist: John Gibbons
Director: Christopher Walker
Unknown: Roger Guest
Unknown: Derek Fawley
Unknown: Ernest Rea

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The First Mass of Christmas

BBC One London, 24 December 1986 23.30

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