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Christmas at King’s

A collection of forty-six of the most enduring carols and anthems,

as well as commissions, for mixed voices, that have featured in the

ever-popular annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols that takes

place on Christmas Eve in the King’s College Chapel, Cambridge.

It includes a preface by Stephen Cleobury and there is a useful

appendix of texts with relevant repertoire from the collection for

those choirs who want to present their own Festival.

Contents include:

A great and mighty wonder - Praetorius, arr. James Whitbourn

A tender shoot - Otto Goldschmidt

A virgin most pure - trad., arr. Stephen Cleobury

Benedicamus Domino - Peter Warlock

The birthday of thy King - Peter Sculthorpe

Bogoroditsye Dyevo (Mother of God and Virgin) - Arvo Pärt

Good King Wenceslas - trad., arr. Stephen Cleobury

In wintertime - Lennox Berkeley

Illuminare, Jerusalem - Judith Weir

The Infant King - trad. arr. David Willcocks

It came upon the midnight clear - trad., arr. Stephen Cleobury

Jesus Christ the apple tree - Elizabeth Poston

The Lamb - John Tavener

Morning song for the Christ Child - Peter Sculthorpe

Myn lyking - R.R. Terry

No small wonder - Paul Edwards

Noël nouvelet - French arr. Stephen Jackson

The shepherd’s carol - Bob Chilcott

What sweeter music - John Rutter

When Christ was born of Mary free - John Joubert

While shepherds watched their flocks by night - trad.,

arr. Stephen Cleobury


Coming soon – due late Oct 09

Christmas Pops (Selected by Ralph Allwood)

An essential resource for any choir at Christmas with

approachable SATB arrangements of well known classics

new and old.

Contents include:

All I Want For Christmas Is You

Merry Christmas Everybody

Little Saint Nick

Let It Snow

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney


Noël! 2

Following on from the success of his first collection Noël! nine

years ago, Noël! 2 is an exciting collection for mixed voice choirs,

selected and edited by David Hill. The contents range from the

Renaissance to the present: the polyphony of Byrd, familiar settings

of traditional and lesser known carols, and works by Gustav Holst,

Kenneth Leighton, Richard Rodney Bennett, John Tavener and

John Joubert.

Mixed voice choirs of all levels will find this an invaluable resource for

the Christmas season, from the easy to learn to the more challenging

and unconventional.

Contents include:

Adam lay y bounden - Matthew Martin

Bethlehem Down – Peter Warlock, arr. David Hill

Ding Dong! Merrily on high – arr. Stuart Nicholson

I wonder as I wander – Richard Rodney Bennett

In Dulci Jubilo - Robert Pearsall

Long, long ago – Herbert Howells

Lulla, Lullaby - William Byrd

Lullay my liking – Gustav Holst

Lux Aurumque - Eric Whitacre

O Come, O Come Emmanuel - arr. David Hill

Rocking - John Tavener

Silent Night – arr. David Hill

Threshold Of Night - Tarik O’Regan

Torches – John Joubert

What sweeter music – Richard Allain


See also page 4 for Christmas music from John Tavener

- extract can be heard heard on the 2009 Choral Sampler CD PUB25894


Described by BBC Music Magazine as “radiant, accessible music”, Polish-born Paweł

Łukaszewski’s works are regularly performed by choirs across Europe and have been widely

recorded on more than fifty discs, including two recordings on the Hyperion label. Born in 1968,

Łukaszewski has taught composition at institutions in Poland and Chile. He is Artistic Director and

Conductor of Musica Sacra Cathedral Choir in Warsaw and has served as President of the Musica

Sacra Society in Warsaw and Organizing Director of the Laboratory of Contemporary Music

International Festival in Warsaw.

Ave Maria

SATB/SATB a cappella


Beatus vir, Sanctus Antonius

SATB a cappella


Beatus vir, Sanctus Martinus

SATB a cappella


Beatus vir, Sanctus Paulus

SATB a cappella


Nunc Dimittis

SATB a cappella


O Adonai

SATB a cappella


O Clavis David

SATB a cappella


O Emmanuel

SATB a cappella


O Oriens

SATB a cappella


O Radix Jesse

SATB a cappella


O Rex Gentium

SATB a cappella


O Sapientia

SSAATTBB a cappella


Psalmus 102

SATB a cappella


Two Lenten Motets

SATB a cappella



Paweł Łukaszewski

Beatus Vir, Sanctus Antonius

Beatus Vir, Sanctus Martinus

Beatus Vir, Sanctus Paulus

Psalmus 102

Nunc Dimittis

O Adonai

O Clavis David

O Emmanuel

O Oriens

O Radix Jesse

O Rex Gentium

O Sapientia

Choir of Trinity College,


Stephen Layton, conductor



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