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Northern Lights: Nordic Christmas

Music for a Nordic Christmas sung by the Temple Church Choir and Temple Singers. With music by Mathias, Leighton, Dove, Rautavaara, Mendelssohn, Part and Grieg.

Northern Lights: Music for a Nordic Christmas, sung by the Temple Church Choir and Temple Singers with baritone Thomas Guthrie and organist Greg Morris, directed by Roger Sayer.

Live from the Temple Church, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Mathias: A Babe Is Born
Leighton: Coventry Carol
Dove: The Three Kings
Rautavaara: Rubáiyát (baritone: Thomas Guthrie)
Rautavaara: Our Joyful'st Feast
Rautavaara: Christmas Carol
arr Darbourne: Silent Night
Mendelssohn: Three movements from Christus

8.15: Interval
Roman: Drottningholmsmusiken - Music for a Royal Wedding

Arvo Pärt: The Deer Cry
Arvo Pärt: The Woman with the Alabaster Box
Arvo Pärt: De profundis
Arvo Pärt: Morning Star
Duruflé: Four Motets, Op. 10
Grieg: Ave Maria
Rheinberger: Abendlied
Whitacre: Sleep
Tavener: God Is with Us.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • William Mathias

    A Babe is Born

    Choir: Cantemus Chamber Choir. Director: Huw Williams.
  • Kenneth Leighton

    Coventry Carol

  • Dove

    The Three Kings

  • Rautavaara

    Rubaiyat

  • Rautavaara

    Our Joyful’st Feast

  • Rautavaara

    Christmas Carol

  • Franz Xavier Grubner Arr. Jonathan Darbourne

    Silent Night

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Three movements from Christus

  • Johan Helmich Roman

    Drottningholm Music for a Royal Wedding (selection)

    Orchestra: Helsingborgs Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Drottningholmsmusiken.
    • BIS CD1602.
  • Arvo Pärt

    De Profoundis

    Performer: Christopher Bowers-Broadbent. Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble. Director: Paul Hillier.
  • Arvo Pärt

    The Deer's Cry

  • Arvo Pärt

    The Woman with the Alabaster Box

  • Arvo Pärt

    De Profoundis

  • Arvo Pärt

    Morning Star

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Four Motets, Op.10

  • Edvard Grieg

    Ave Maris Stella

  • Josef Rheinberger

    Abendlied

    Director: John Rutter. Choir: The Cambridge Singers.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Sleep

  • John Tavener & Holst Singers

    God is with us

  • John Tavener & Holst Singers

    God is with us

  • Barbara Nielsen

    Cockerels' Dance from Masquerade

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