The Christmas Rose

The Christmas Rose (2009)

An anthology of readings and music for the Christmas season.  Available to buy online and at the choir's concerts.

Glenn Crooks - organ.
Christine Pritchard - reader.
Frank Lincoln - reader.



Track Listing
1 (Choir) Of a Rose Cecilia McDowall
2 (Reading) Isiah 11 vv 1-4 and 6-9 -
3 (Choir) There is no rose of such virtue John Joubert
4 (Reading) Lines from the Epistle to Diognetus -
5 (Choir) I sing of a maiden Patrick Hadley
6 (Reading) O Simplicitas Madeleine Engel
7 (Choir) A spotless rose Herbert Howells
8 (Reading) Carol Saunders Lewis
9 (Choir) O magnum mysterium Morten Lauridsen
10 (Reading) Christmas landscape Laurie Lee
11 (Choir) Lux aurumque Eric Whitacre
12 (Reading) 'There was no room...' Emily Henrietta Hickey
13 (Choir) A hymn to the Virgin Benjamin Britten
14 (Reading) Journey of the Maji T.S.Eliot
15 (Choir) Magi veniunt ab oriente Clemens non Papa
16 (Reading) Carol W.R.Rogers
17 (Choir) Jesus Christ the apple tree Elizabeth Poston
18 (Reading) Rhosyn y Nadolig Eirian Davies
19 (Choir) The crown of roses Tchaikowsky
20 (Reading) Rosa mystica Gerard Manley Hopkins
21 (Choir) Bogoroditsye Dyevo Sergei Rachmaninov
22 (Choir) San Day carol trad. arr. John Rutter



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