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Carols & Readings Poster

Carols & Readings Celebrate!
A feast of music and words for Christmas
St George's Bristol
Friday 14 and Saturday 15 December 2012

Christopher Finch - Conductor
Nigel Nash - Piano

Programme


  • PART 1

  • Reading:
  • Bird of Dawning - from Act I, Scene 1, Hamlet - William Shakespeare
  • Choir:
  • Still, still, still - trad. arr. A Gant
  •  
  • O Jesulein süss - J S Bach
  • Everyone:
  • It came upon a midnight clear
  • Choir:
  • Es ist ein Ros entsprungen - Jan Sandström / Praetorius
  • Reading:
  • The Holy Night - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Choir:
  • This is the Truth - from 'On Christmas Night' Bob Chilcott
  •  
  • O little town - Bob Chilcott
  • Everyone:
  • Ding Dong Merrily on High
  • Choir:
  • I am the day - Jonathan Dove
  • Reading:
  • Farmer Shiner's House - Thomas Hardy
  • Choir:
  • Sweet was the song - from 'On Christmas Night' Bob Chilcott
  •  
  • Rejoice and be merry - Bob Chilcott

  • PART 2

  • Choir:
  • Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - John Gardner
  •  
  • See amid the winter's snow - Caswell arr. D Wilcocks
  • Reading:
  • O come all ye faithful - Wendy Cope
  • Choir:
  • Noël nouvelet - trad. arr. S Jackson
  •  
  • Riu, riu chiu - Mateo Fletcha
  • Reading:
  • Just doing my job - Clare Bevan
  • Choir:
  • What sweeter music - John Rutter
  •  
  • Jingle Bells - Pierpoint arr. Ralph Allwood
  • Reading:
  • Is Santa a woman? - Anon.
  • Everyone:
  • Hark the herald angels sing
  • Choir:
  • Have yourself a merry little Christmas - Martin & Blane arr. P Gritton
  •  
  • The Christmas song - Tormé arr. P Gritton
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  • Mary's Boy Child - Hairston arr. P Gritton