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Music and Readings for Advent

'A Blessing to the World' - an Advent Sequence recorded in Edington Priory Church during the 2017 Festival of Music within the Liturgy.

'A Blessing to the World' - an Advent Sequence recorded in Edington Priory Church during the 2017 Festival of Music within the Liturgy.

Organ Prelude: Wir glauben all en einen Gott BWV 680 (Bach)
Chant: Ubi caritas et amor (plainchant)
Reading: Matthew 25 vv.31-46
Hymn: I heard the voice of Jesus say (Kingsfold)
Reading: Life (George Herbert)
Motet: Beati mundo corde (Byrd)
Reading: For the time being (W.H. Auden)
Chant: Rorate coeli desuper (plainchant)
Motet: Ubi caritas et amor (Ola Gjeilo)
Reading: The Communion of Saints (Eric Milner White)
Motet: Warum ist das Licht gegeben (Brahms)
Hymn: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus)
Organ Postlude: Toccata in F, BuxWV 156 (Buxtehude)

Jeremy Summerly and Peter Stevens (conductors)
Charles Maxtone-Smith (organist).

1 hour

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir glauben all an einen Gott, BWV 680

    Performer: Ullrich Böhme.
  • Plainchant

    Ubi caritas et amor

    Choir: Edington Festival Choir.
  • William Byrd

    Beati mundo corde

    Choir: Edington Festival Choir.
  • Plainchant

    Rorate coeli desuper

    Choir: Edington Festival Choir.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Warum ist das Licht gegeben

    Choir: Edington Festival Choir.
  • Dietrich Buxtehude

    Toccata in F, BuxWV 156

    Performer: Charles Maxtone-Smith.

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