Christmas Concert

Carols, seasonal music and readings

St James's Church, Avebury  (map)
Sunday 11th December, 2016 at 7:30 pm

A selection of sacred and secular seasonal music, including
- "Fantasia on Christmas Carols" by Vaughan Williams

Conductor:  Sir Peter Beale
Organist: Simon Dinsdale

View the Programme (PDF)


Piece Composer
Hodie Christus natus est Jan Sweelinck
Once in Royal David's City Traditional
Totus Tuus Henryk Gorecki
Jesus Christ the apple tree Elizabeth Poston
Cradled in a manger Andrew Fletcher
O holy night Adolphe Adam, arr. Dudley Beck
Come thou long expected Jesus Traditional
Fantasia on Christmas Carols Ralph Vaughan Williams
Coventry Carol Kenneth Leighton
Ding dong merrily on high Traditional, arr. William Llewellyn
Lo! He comes with clouds descending Traditional
Recitative and There Shall a Star (Trio) from Christus Felix Mendelssohn
In dulci jubilo Traditional, arr. Robert L Pearsall
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
The twelve days of Christmas arr. Ian Humphries
Cowboy Carol Cecil Broadhurst, arr. Malcolm Sargent
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Silent Night arr. Malcolm Sargent
We wish you a merry Christmas arr. Arthur Warrell