Christmas Concert 2012

St Laurence's Church, Stroud

The Shambles, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1JL

Friday, 14 December

For this special concert, we were joined by harpist Megan Garrity, and the ladies of the choir performed Britten's Ceremony of Carols.
We also sang seasonal music from Germany, Spain, Wales
and England
(see programme below)

Megan Garrity - harpist
Megan Garrity

Programme

Wachet auf! (Solo: Hugo Herman-Wilson)

Philipp Nicolai

Harp solo: Wachet auf!

Philipp Blumenkohl

Stille Nacht!

Franz Gruber

Kommet, ihr Hirten

Bohemian Traditional

Schlaf wohl

Bavarian Traditional

                 A Ceremony of Carols                                                         Benjamin Britten

Procession; Wolcum Yole; There is no Rose; The yong child; Balulalow;
As dew in Aprille; This little Babe; Interlude; In Freezing Winter Night;
Spring Carol; Adam lay i-bounden; Recession
(Soloists: Celia McCabe; Rachel Howgego; Sarah White)



 

Interval with refreshments

Birjina gazettobat zegoen

Basque Traditional
Oi Betleem! Basque Traditional

La virgen camina a Egipto

Anon. Andalusian

Harp solo: Variations on Nos galan

Welsh Traditional
Nos galan (Solo: Ceri Sheppard) Welsh Traditional

The Cherry Tree Carol

English Traditional

God rest you merry, gentlemen

English Traditional, arr. John Stainer

Wassail Song

English Traditional, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

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