Christmas Concert

Carols, seasonal music and readings

Bath Road Methodist Church, Swindon  (map)
Wednesday 12th December, 2012 at 7:30 pm

A selection of sacred and secular seasonal music, including
- "Agnus Dei" by Samuel Barber, the popular choral arrangement of his Adagio for Strings
- "Night of all nights" written by our accompanist Christopher Tadman-Robins
- "Today the Virgin" by Sir John Tavener to a text by Mother Thekla, Abbess of Normanby

Conductor:  Sir Peter Beale
Organist: Christopher Tadman-Robins

View the Programme (PDF)


Piece Composer
Adam lay y'bounden Boris Ord
Once in Royal David's City Traditional
There is no rose of such virtue John Joubert
Night of all nights Christopher Tadman-Robins
While shepherds watched their flocks by night Traditional
Shepherd's Cradle Song Charles Macpherson
Bethlehem Down Peter Warlock
Here is the Little Door Herbert Howells
Come thou long expected Jesus Traditional
Agnus Dei (for 8 part choir) Samuel Barber
In dulci jubilo Traditional, arr. Robert L Pearsall
Today the virgin John Taverner
Lo! He comes with clouds descending Traditional
The Little Road to Bethlehem Michael Head
I saw three ships John Rutter
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
Jingle bells arr. Ralph Allwood
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Silent Night arr. Malcolm Sargent