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



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


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
  Mary's Boy Child - Hairston arr. P Gritton