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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.

1 hour, 14 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Apr 2020 19:00

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Music Played

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

  • 00:08

    Susan Boyle

    O Holy Night

  • 00:47

    Choir of Westminster Abbey

    Blessed Be The God and Father

  • 01:02

    Schola Cantorum

    Bella Senz'anima

  • 01:07

    The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

    Bainton: and I Saw A New Heaven

  • 01:12

    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

William Horsley

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

Gesius

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.

UBI CARITAS

Ola Gjeilo

Where charity and love are, God is there

TANTUM ERGO

Duruflé

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

Pablo Casals

O all ye that pass by, see if there is any sorrow like mine

CIVITAS SANCTI TUI

Byrd

Your holy cities are deserted, Jerusalem a desolation

LORD WHEN WE BOW BEFORE THY THRONE

Charles Wood

Reading 4:  Mark 15. 21-32

Jesus is crucified

WERE YOU THERE?

arr. Richard Lloyd

MY GOD I LOVE THEE

Charles Wood

Reading 5:  John 20. 1-10

The Resurrection.

BLESSED BE THE GOD AND FATHER

S. S. Wesley

THIS JOYFUL EASTERTIDE

arr. Wood

Reading 6:  EASTER DAWN

Malcolm Guite

NOW THE GREEN BLADE RISETH

Bob Chilcott

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

Edgar Bainton 

Blessing

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

With

THE CHOIR OF KING’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

Director of Music

DANIEL HYDE

Organ Scholar

DONAL McCANN

Soprano

ANITA MONSERRAT  

Dean

THE REVD DR STEPHEN CHERRY

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Pamela Hossick
Producer James Whitbourn
Executive Producer Hugh Faupel

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