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The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Music for Advent and Christmas

on BBC Radio 3

Susan Sharpe introduces the last of five weekly concerts for the Christmas season, recorded in the 12th-century Temple Church in London.
O Magnum Mysterium. The Choir of Temple Church and organist James Vivian are directed by Stephen Layton in a mixed programme of Christmas music ranging from piainchant to works by Howells and Richard Rodney Bennett, Poulenc's Four
Christmas Motets and traditional carols.

Contributors

Introduces:
Susan Sharpe
Organist:
James Vivian
Directed By:
Stephen Layton
Unknown:
Richard Rodney Bennett

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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