Carols from King’s 2017 (Video Download)



The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Henry Websdale & Donal McCann organ
Directed by Stephen Cleobury

Released 24 December 2017

Video download (1080p, 2.7GB / 720p, 1.3GB).

Carols from King’s 2019 is now available >

SKU: KGS0042

A solo chorister sings Once in Royal David’s City to begin the traditional celebration of Christmas from the candlelit Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, broadcast by the BBC.

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, directed by Stephen Cleobury, sings a glorious selection of carols, including the Sussex Carol (arr. Ledger), O Holy Night (arr. Rutter), Away in a Manger (arr. Willcocks) and O Magnum Mysterium (Lauridsen).

The Christmas story is told in the words of the King James Bible and in poems by Christina Rossetti and Christopher Pilling.

This is a high definition download of Carols from King’s as broadcast by the BBC on Christmas Eve 2017.

Please note: this is a large download that might take several hours to complete, depending on your internet connection. UK licence-fee payers will be able to stream & download this programme for 30 days following broadcast from BBC iPlayer. Download needs to be made to a laptop or desktop computer before transferring to an iPad or iPhone.

Once in royal David’s city arr. Cleobury

Sussex Carol arr. Ledger

Gabriel’s Message arr. Pettman

A Spotless Rose Howells

The Linden Tree Carol arr. Cleobury

There is no rose Joubert

Away in a manger arr. Willcocks

The holly and the ivy arr. Nixon

God rest you merry, Gentlemen arr. Willcocks

The Shepherd’s Carol Chilcott

O holy night! arr. Rutter

We three kings arr. Neary

The Magi’s Dream Whitbourn

Illuminare Jerusalem Weir

The Shepherds’ Farewell Berlioz

O magnum mysterium Lauridsen

O come, all ye faithful arr. Willcocks

Vom Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her (BWV 606) Bach

A BBC camera in the Chapel

The BBC filming in King’s College Chapel ahead of the broadcast of Carols from King’s.

Filmed 10 December 2017, by the BBC, in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows.

 Size 2.7GB Video Format Colour NTSC HD 16:9 Audio Format 16bit 48kHz PCM stereo
Subtitle None Menus None Other Download includes service sheet

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