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Carols from Canterbury


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Sung in the Crypt and the Choir of the Cathedral
Introduced by The Dean of Canterbury, The Very Rev. Hewlett Johnson, D.D.

Processional hymn: O little town of Bethlehem (Walford Davies)
Carol: Ding, dong merrily on high
Lesson: Isaiah 9. vv. 1-7, read by the Vice-Dean, the Rev. Canon A. O. Standen
Carol: In dulci jubilo (arr. Pearsall)
Processional hymn: Once in royal David's city
Chorale: Jesu, joy of man's desiring (J. S. Bach)
Lesson: St. Luke 2, vv. 8-20, read by the Dean
Balulalow (Warlock)
Shepherds, in the field abiding
Carol: Unto us a boy is born (orr. Geoffrey Shaw)

Assistant organist, Gwilym Isaac with Edward Selwyn (oboe) and string ensemble led by Emanuel Hurwitz


Presenter/lesson reader: The Very Rev. Hewlett Johnson
Lesson reader: The Rev. Canon A. O. Standen
Director of Music: Dr. Sidney S. Campbell
Assistant organist: Gwilym Isaac
Oboist: Edward Selwyn
String ensemble led by: Emanuel Hurwitz

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