Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2007 - Order of Service

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2007

From the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Director of Music: Stephen Cleobury


Once in Royal David's City

Bidding Prayer

Glory to the Christ Child (Alan Bullard)


Lesson 1

This is the truth (Herefordshire Carol) arr. Vaughan Williams

Adam lay bounden (Boris Ord)


Lesson 2

Šai sveta nakti (A Latvian Carol) (arr. Stephen Cleobury)

In dulci jubilo (arr. de Pearsall)


Lesson 3

Now comes the Dawn (new commission) Brett Dean

O little town of Bethlehem (arr. Vaughan Williams)


Lesson 4

Det är en ros utsprungen (arr. Jan Sandström)

A spotless rose (Philip Ledger)


Lesson 5

Gabriel's Message (arr. Edgar Pettman)

Bogoróditse Dyévo (Arvo Pärt)


Lesson 6

I sing the birth (Edward Elgar)

A babe is born (William Mathias)


Lesson 7

Dormi, Jesu! (John Rutter)

While shepherds watched (arr. Stephen Cleobury)


Lesson 8

The Three Kings (Peter Cornelius)

Ding dong merrily on high (arr. Mack Wilb)


Lesson 9

O come, all ye faithful


Hark! the herald angels sing


Organ Voluntaries:

In Dulci Jubilo BWV 729 (J.S. Bach)

Sortie on 'In Dulci Jubilo' (David Briggs)

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