Carols from King’s: 60th Anniversary Edition (Video Download)


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The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Douglas Tang & Tom Etheridge organ
Directed by Stephen Cleobury

Released 13 November 2015

Video download (1080p / 1.8GB). Please note that the documentary 60 Years of Carols from King’s is only available with the Carols from King’s DVD.

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This download includes the full 75 minute Carols from King’s as broadcast by the BBC in its 60th anniversary year. Beginning with a solo chorister singing Once in Royal David’s City, the service includes favourite carols such as In the bleak midwinter and Ding! Dong! merrily on high, ending with the rousing congregational hymn Hark! the herald angels sing.

Please note that the documentary 60 Years of Carols from King’s is only available with the Carols from King’s DVD.


Once in royal David’s city Gauntlett, Henry John & Mann, Arthur Henry desc. S Cleobury
Up! good Christen folk Piae Cantiones arr. George Ratcliffe Woodward
A tender shoot Goldschmidt, Otto
Sussex Carol Trad arr. David Willcocks
Stille Nacht Gruber, Franz Xaver arr. Stephen Cleobury
In the bleak mid-winter Holst, Gustav
It came upon the midnight clear Trad arr. A Sullivan desc. Stephen Cleobury
Gabriel’s message Basque Trad arr. Edgar Pettman
Benedicamus Domino Warlock, Peter
A spotless Rose Howells, Herbert
Joys seven Trad arr. Stephen Cleobury
God rest you merry, gentlemen Trad arr. David Willcocks
The Lamb Taverner, John
Ding! Dong! merrily on high Tabourot, Jehan arr. Mack Wilberg & Peter Stevens
Noël nouvelet French Trad arr. Stephen Jackson
The Three Kings Cornelius, Peter arr. Ivor Atkins
A babe is born Mathias, William
God is with us Taverner, John
Hark! the herald angels sing Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix desc. S Cleobury
Von Himmel hoch, BWV 606 Bach, Johann Sebastian
Total playing time – 134:00
A BBC camera in the Chapel

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

Filmed 14 December 2014, by the BBC, in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows.

 Size 1.8GB Video Format Colour NTSC HD 16:9 Audio Format 16bit 48kHz PCM stereo
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