Music and readings for Holy Week and Easter from the glorious Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge.
Music and readings for Holy Week and Easter from the glorious Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. The world-famous choir, directed by Daniel Hyde, sing some of the best-loved choral music for the season, including O Vos Omnes (Pablo Casals), Were You There? (arr. Richard Lloyd), And I Saw a New Heaven (Edgar Bainton) and Blessed be the God and Father (SS Wesley).
Members of King’s College tell the story of Jesus’s death and resurrection from the Bible and poems written by Patrick Carey and Malcolm Guite. The congregation joins in popular Easter hymns, including Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem and Jesus Christ is Risen Today.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
O Holy Night
Choir of Westminster Abbey
Blessed Be The God and Father
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
Bainton: and I Saw A New Heaven
St. Michael’s Singers
Christ The Lord Is Risen Today
Easter From King's - Order Of Service 2020
EASTER FROM KING'S 2020
HOLY WEEK TO EASTER DAY
THERE IS A GREEN HILL FAR AWAY
Reading 1: Mark 11. 1-11
St Mark recounts the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, marking the beginning of a week that leads to his arrest, crucifixion and death – and ultimately to his redemptive resurrection on Easter Day.
HOSIANNA DEM SOHNE DAVIDS
Hosanna to the Son of David
Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord
Processional Hymn: ALL GLORY, LAUD AND HONOUR
Reading 2: Mark 14. 12-25
Jesus shares his last supper with his friends.
Where charity and love are, God is there
Bowing, before him, we revere this great sacrament
THE HEAVENLY WORD PROCEEDING FORTH
Charles Wood, from St Mark Passion
Reading 3: CHRIST IN THE GARDEN
Patrick Carey (1624-1657)
O VOS OMNES
O all ye that pass by, see if there is any sorrow like mine
CIVITAS SANCTI TUI
Your holy cities are deserted, Jerusalem a desolation
LORD WHEN WE BOW BEFORE THY THRONE
Reading 4: Mark 15. 21-32
Jesus is crucified
WERE YOU THERE?
arr. Richard Lloyd
MY GOD I LOVE THEE
Reading 5: John 20. 1-10
BLESSED BE THE GOD AND FATHER
S. S. Wesley
THIS JOYFUL EASTERTIDE
Reading 6: EASTER DAWN
NOW THE GREEN BLADE RISETH
Hymn: YE CHOIRS OF NEW JERUSALEM
Reading 7: Revelation 21. 1-7
St John the Divine foresees God’s eternal city of peace.
AND I SAW A NEW HEAVEN
The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry, Dean
Hymn: JESUS CHRIST IS RISEN TODAY
Organ voluntary: Prelude in C Major BWV 545
J. S. Bach
From the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge
THE CHOIR OF KING’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
Director of Music
THE REVD DR STEPHEN CHERRY
|Executive Producer||Hugh Faupel|