Easter from King’s 2018 (Video Download)


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

Released 31 March 2018 at 19:30 BST

Video download (1080p, 2.9GB / 720p, 1.3GB / 1080p with captions, 2.9GB).

Easter from King’s 2020 is now available.

SKU: KGS0043

Music and readings for Holy Week and Easter from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, directed by Stephen Cleobury, sings some of the best-loved choral music for the season, including Were You There? (arr. Bob Chilcott), Greater Love (John Ireland), Wash Me Throughly (S.S Wesley), Worthy is the Lamb and Amen (G.F. Handel from Messiah) and This Joyful Eastertide (arr Charles Wood). The story of Jesus’s death and resurrection is taken from the Gospel of John and told in the well-loved words of the King James Bible by members of King’s College. Easter hymns include My Song Is Love Unknown and Ye Choirs Of New Jerusalem.

This is a high definition download of Easter from King’s as broadcast by the BBC on Holy Saturday, 31 March 2018. The service paper is included with the download.

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.

Were you there? arr. Bob Chilcott

The children of the Hebrews arr. Stephen Cleobury

Hosanna to the son of David Gibbons

All glory, laud and honour J S Bach

Drop, drop slow tears Gibbons

Wash me throughly S S Wesley

If ye love me Tallis

Crucifixus a8 Lotti

My song is love unknown desc. Cleobury

St John Passion (extract) Victoria

It is finished J. S. Bach

Greater love Ireland

The angel rolled the stone away arr. Cleobury

This joyful Eastertide arr. Wood

Good Christians all rejoice and sing Ley

Alleluia (O filii et filiae) Walford Davies

Worthy is the Lamb – Amen Handel (from Messiah)

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem Gauntlett

A Voluntary for Easter Guest


Inside the BBC truck at King's

Filmed 8 December 2017, by the BBC, in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows.

 Size 2.7GB/1.3GB Video Format Colour NTSC HD (1080p/720p) 16:9 Audio Format 16bit 48kHz PCM stereo
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