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Christmas Music at Lamarsh

Sunday, 9th December 2007 at 6:30pm

Music for Christmas

The Kelvedon Singers accompanied by Penelope Marsden
Musical Director: Christopher Phelps

at the Church of the Holy Innocents, Lamarsh, nr Bures, Essex

The programme
The order of performance is yet to be finalised. Two or three well-loved Christmas carols will be included in the second half for audience participation. We trust that you will be in hearty voice and that the glad sound will carry over the county border!
Gloria sei dir gesungenJ C F Bach (1732-1795)
Alma Redemptoris MaterG P da Palestrina (1525-1594)
from ChristusFelix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
  • Recit: When Jesus, our Lord, was born in Bethlehem
    soprano solo: Barbara Astell
  • Chorus: Say, where is he born, the king of Judaea?
Ave Maris StellaEdward Elgar (1857- 1934)
Lo! Star-led chiefsWilliam Crotch (1775-1847)
MagnificatGiovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)
  1. Magnificat
  2. Et misericordia
    soprano and contralto soli and chorus
  3. Deposuit potentes
  4. Suscepit Israel
    tenor and bass duet
  5. Sicut locutus est
  6. Sicut erat in principio
~ ~ ~ INTERVAL ~ ~ ~
Sussex Caroltrad. English carol arr. David Willcocks
The Sussex Mummers' Christmas CarolPercy Grainger arr. Dana Perna
Angelus ad Virginemarr. Andrew Carter
Away in a mangertrad. Normandy tune arr. Christopher Phelps
Winter WonderlandFelix Bernard arr. Peter Gritton
Ave Maris StellaEdvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Have yourself a merry little ChristmasHugh Martin and Ralph Blane arr. Peter Gritton
The GoslingsFrederick Bridge
People look eastBesançon carol melody arr. Malcolm Archer
A merry Christmastrad. West Country carol arr. Arthur Warrell

Ticket price is £10 to include mince pies and a glass of wine during the interval.

Tickets can be purchased in advance but will also be available on the door.