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Merton College, Oxford

From the Chapel of Merton College, Oxford, on the Feast of St Stephen.

From the Chapel of Merton College, Oxford, on the Feast of St Stephen.

Introit: Welcome Yule! (Parry)
Responses: Radcliffe
Office hymn: Jesu, the father’s only Son (Christe Redemptor omnium)
Psalms 57, 86 (Hine, Battishill, Lord Mornington)
First Lesson: Genesis 4 vv.1-10
Canticles: Dyson in D
Second Lesson: Acts 7 vv.51-60
Anthem: And I saw a new heaven (Bainton)
Hymn: It came upon the midnight clear (Noel)
Voluntary: Cantata No 29, BWV.29 (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir) (Sinfonia) (Bach, arr. Guilmant)

Benjamin Nicholas (Director of Music)
Alex Little & Tom Fetherstonhaugh (Organists)

59 minutes

Music Played

  • Hubert Parry

    Welcome Yule!

    Choir: Merton College Choir. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
  • William Hine

    Psalms 57, 86

    Composer: Johnathan Battishill. Composer: Lord Mornington. Performer: Alexander Little. Performer: Tom Fetherstonhaugh. Choir: Merton College Choir. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Magnificat: Dyson in D

    Performer: Alexander Little. Performer: Tom Fetherstonhaugh. Choir: Merton College Choir. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Nunc Dimittis: Dyson in D

    Performer: Alexander Little. Performer: Tom Fetherstonhaugh. Choir: Merton College Choir. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
  • Edgar Bainton

    And I saw a new heaven

    Performer: Alexander Little. Performer: Tom Fetherstonhaugh. Choir: Merton College Choir. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
  • Gustav Holst

    In the Bleak Midwinter

    Performer: Alexander Little. Performer: Tom Fetherstonhaugh. Choir: Merton College Choir. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No 29, BWV.29 (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir) (Sinfonia)

    Performer: Alexander Little. Performer: Tom Fetherstonhaugh. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.

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