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Music and readings from the chapel of King's College, Cambridge. Featuring choral music for Passiontide, readings from the King James Bible and poems on the Resurrection.

Music and readings for Easter from the chapel of King's College, Cambridge.

The world-famous choir, directed by Stephen Cleobury, sing some of the most beautiful music ever written for Holy Week and Easter, including Allegri's Miserere and pieces by Mozart, Byrd, Vaughan Williams and Handel. The story of Jesus's death and resurrection is told in the well-loved words of the King James Bible, with poetry by John Donne, George Herbert and Siegfried Sassoon, all in the stunning setting of King's College Chapel.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Apr 2014 17:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • William Horsley

    There Is A Green Hill Far Away

    Lyricist: Cecil Frances Alexander.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere (Allegri)

    Psalm 51

  • Bartholomäus Gesius

    Hosianna dem Sohne Davids

  • HH Milman

    Ride On, Ride On In Majesty

  • César Franck

    Panis Angelicus

    Lyricist: St. Thomas Aquinas.
  • William Byrd

    Ave Verum Corpus

  • Johann Heerman

    Ah Holy Jesu

    Lyricist: Robert Bridges.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Lacrimosa from Requiem in D-Minor (K.626)

    Composer: Franz Xaver Süssmayr.

    Text from the Dies Irae sequence of the Requiem Mass

  • John IV of Portugal

    Crux Fidelis

    Lyricist: Venantius Fortunatus.
  • Frederick Ouseley

    O Saviour of the World

  • Edward Miller

    When I Survey

    Lyricist: Isaac Watts.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Christe, Adoramus Te

  • Were You There?

    African American spiritual

  • Charles Wood

    This Joyful Eastertide

    Lyricist: George Ratcliffe Woodward.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hallelujah Chorus, from Messiah

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Let All the World, from The Five Mystical Songs

    Lyricist: George Herbert.
  • John Baptist Walsh

    Jesus Christ is Risen Today

    Lyricist: Charles Wesley. Music Arranger: William Henry Monk.

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer James Whitbourn
Director Pamela Hossick

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