Christmas Concert

Carols, seasonal music and readings

Bath Road Methodist Church, Swindon  (map)
Wednesday 8th December, 2010 at 7:30 pm

AVE performs a selection of sacred and secular seasonal music There will also be readings and organ pieces.

Conductor:  Sir Peter Beale

View the Programme (PDF)


Piece Composer
Hodie Christus natus est Jan Sweelinck
Once in Royal David's City Traditional
O Magnum Mysterium Lauridsen, Morten
Come thou long expected Jesus Traditional
Lullaby my Jesus Peter Warlock
The Holy boy John Ireland
Ave Maria Nelson, Robin
A great and mighty wonder Traditional
O Magnum Mysterium (4 motets de Noel) Poulenc, Francis
Quem Vidistis Pastores (4 motets de Noel) Poulenc, Francis
Videntes Stellam (4 motets de Noel) Poulenc, Francis
Hodie Christus Natus Est (4 motets de Noel) Poulenc, Francis
Hymn to the Virgin Benjamin Britten
Alleluya, a new work is come Wishart, Trevor
While shepherds watched their flocks by night Traditional
In dulci jubilo arr Robert L Pearsall
Coventry Carol Kenneth Leighton
The holly and the ivy John Gardner
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
The twelve days of Christmas arr Ian Humphris
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Silent Night arr Malcolm Sargent
We wish you a merry Christmas arr Arthur Warrell