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