Christmas Carol Service

Date: Thursday 1 December 2022
Time: 20:30
Merton College Chapel

A celebration of Christmas, including the world premiere of a new arrangement by John Rutter.

Order of Service

Malling Die Geburt Christi, Op. 48

  1. Die Hirten auf dem Felde
  2. Die drei Weisen aus dem Morgenlande
  3. Bethlehem

JS Bach arr. Karg-Elert Sinfonia pastorale from BWV248
Peeters Uns ist geboren ein Kindelein op. 39/4
Ireland The Holy Boy
Trad. arr. Chilcott Still, still, still
Trad. arr. Pearsall In dulci jubilo
Adam, arr. Rutter O Holy night!
Cecilia McDowall There is no rose
Roxanna Panufnik Sleep, little Jesus
Herefordshire folk song arr. Rutter Joseph and Mary (world premiere)
Gardner Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Vierne Final from Symphony No. 1 in D minor

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