Christmas Concert

Carols, seasonal music and readings

St James's Church, Avebury  (map)
Sunday 11th December, 2011 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

Organist: Simon Dinsdale

View the Programme (PDF)


Piece Composer
Once in Royal David's City Traditional
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day John Gardner
Sing lullaby Herbert Howells
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Poverty Caradog Roberts
Sir Christemas William Mathias
Lute Book Lullaby Robin Nelson
Matin Responsory Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
In the bleak midwinter Harold Darke
We wish you a merry Christmas arr. Arthur Warrell
Sussex Carol arr. David Wilcocks
O Magnum Mysterium Giovanni Gabrieli
Lo! He comes with clouds descending Traditional
Angels From the Realms of Glory Traditional
Come thou long expected Jesus Traditional
Shepherd's farewell Hector Berlioz
The Spirit also helpeth us Johann Sebastian Bach