Carols from King’s (DVD)


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

Released 3 November 2014


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SKU: KGS0008

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge presents its 2013 Carols from King’s service, as filmed for BBC2. This collection of readings and carols includes contemporary delights from Bob Chilcott, Morten Laurisden and Avro Pärt, alongside traditional favourites interspersed with carol service readings and works by Ben Johnson, G K Chesterson, and Edwin Muir.

“We recommend this strongly” – International Record Review

Once in royal David’s city Gauntlett, Henry John & Mann, Arthur Henry desc. Stephen Cleobury
In dulci jubilo Trad arr. Robert Lucas de Pearsal ed. Reginald Jacques
Gabriel’s message Trad arr. Edgar Pettman
Angelus in virginem XIV Century arr. Stephen Cleobury
A Hymn to the Virgin Britten, Benjamin
The Orthodox Liturgy (Bogoróditse Dyévo) Pärt, Arvo
A spotless Rose Howells, Herbert
Ding! Dong! merrily on high XVI Century French arr. Malcolm Williamson
O little town of Bethlehem Trad arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams desc. Thomas Armstrong
Rocking Czech Trad arr. David Willcocks
A virgin most pure Trad arr. Stephen Cleobury
Angels from the realms of glory French Trad arr. Reginald Jacques
The shepherd’s carol Chilcott, Bob
God rest you merry, gentlemen Trad arr. David Willcocks
Away in a manger Kirkpatrick, William arr. David Willcocks
Sussex Carol Trad arr. Philip Ledger
O magnum mysterium Lauridsen, Morten
O come, all ye faithful Wade, John Francis arr. David Willcocks
Von Himmel hoch, BWV 606 Bach, Johann Sebastian
Total playing time – 74:06

Filmed 13-15 December 2013, by the BBC, in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows.

Video Format Colour, DVD5 (Region 0 – Worldwide) NTSC SD 16:9 Audio Format 16bit 48kHz PCM stereo
Subtitles None Menus English Other Booklet enclosed contains text of the service sheet