Carols from King’s College, Cambridge


The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, releases a hand-selected collection of carols.

Released 1 December 2023

Available as mp3 download and 96kHz/24bit (Studio Master).


SKU: KGS0072-D

Enjoy this hand-selected collection of carols from the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, featuring popular favourites and lesser-known treasures commonly sung during the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols—the beloved Christmas Eve service broadcast worldwide to millions every year. The album showcases the incredible acoustic of the King’s College Chapel and the Choir’s stellar leadership through recordings conducted by the late Stephen Cleobury, and the Choir’s Director of Music, Daniel Hyde.

  1. Stille Nacht | Franz Xaver Gruber, arr. Philip Ledger 
  2. Herefordshire Carol | English Traditional, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams 
  3. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree | Elizabeth Poston 
  4. Det är en Ros utsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming) | Michael Praetorius, arr. Jan Sandström 
  5. Adam’s Fall | Richard Elfyn Jones 
  6. Angels, from the realms of glory | Traditional. Arr. Reginald Jacques 
  7. A Tender Shoot | Otto Goldschmidt 
  8. How Shall I Fitly Meet Thee? | Johann Sebastian Bach 
  9. Nowell Sing We | Mediaeval / Traditional, ed. Stephen Cleobury 
  10. Thou Who Wast Rich Beyond All Splendour | Traditional, arr. Charles Herbert Kitson & Daniel Hyde 
  11. A Spotless Rose | Herbert Howells 
  12. The Lamb | John Tavener 
  13. Bogoróditse Dyevo | Arvo Pärt 
  14. Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light | Johann Sebastian Bach 
  15. Still, Still, Still | Traditional, arr. Bob Chilcott 
  16. Coventry Carol | Anonymous 
  17. The Shepherd’s Carol | Bob Chilcott 
  18. Can I Not Syng But Hoy? | Francis Jackson 
  19. Sir Christémas | William Mathias 
  20. The Christ Child | Gabriel Jackson 
  21. The Three Kings (Die Könige) | Peter Cornelius, arr. Ivor Atkins 
  22. Illuminare, Jerusalem | Judith Weir 
  23. The Magi’s Dream | James Whitbourn