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Carols & Readings Poster

Carols & Readings Celebrate!
A feast of music and words for Christmas

Friday 13 and Saturday 14 December 2013, 7.30pm

St George’s Bristol

Christopher Finch - Conductor
Nigel Nash - Piano

Programme


  • PART 1

  • Choir:
  • O Magnum Mysterium - Lauridsen
  • Reading:
  • A Bell - Clinton Scollard
  • Choir:
  • In dulci jubilo - J S Bach
  • Everyone:
  • God rest ye merry, gentlemen
  • Choir:
  • Coventry Carol - arr. Jonathan Rathbone
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  • Bethlehem Down - Warlock
  •  
  • We three kings - arr. Allwood
  • Reading:
  • The sheepdog - U A Fanthorpe
  • Choir:
  • Fantasia on Christmas carols - Vaughan Williams
  • Everyone:
  • In the bleak midwinter
  • Reading:
  • The Eve of Christmas - James Kirkup
  • Choir
  • God is with us - Tavener

  • PART 2

  • Reading:
  • Ban and Blessing - Anon
  • Choir
  • Gaudete - Trad
  •  
  • Where riches is everlastingly - Chilcott
  • Reading:
  • 'Twas the night before Christmas
  • Choir
  • Silent Night - arr. Jonathan Rathbone
  •  
  • Away in a manger - Chilcott
  • Everyone:
  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • Choir
  • Rise up shepherd - Chilcott
  •  
  • The Virgin Mary had a baby boy - Burton
  •  
  • Mary had a baby - Williams
  • Reading:
  • Talking Turkeys!!
  • Choir:
  • The twelve days of Christmas - arr. Carter