St Juthware and St Mary's Church, Halstock
Saturday 1st December 2012

Our first ever Christmas concert took place on a cold damp afternoon the day before Advent Sunday when we were joined by James Wilson, a former Parnham Voices tenor. James contributed readings and poems which linked our carols and songs to great effect. Read a review here.

Laetentur Coeli

Reading:  Isaiah 40, vv 1-5
Reading:  Crossing the Bar, Tennyson

Never Weather-beaten Sail
The Oxen
Rorate Coeli
Es ist ein ros

Reading: Written in November, John Clare
Reading: Advent 1955,  John Betjeman

Hark all ye Lovely Saints
In der Christnacht

Reading: Advent Calendar, Rowan Williams

Angel Gabriel
Adam lay y bounden
Zither Carol

Reading: The Alto’s Lament
Reading: Journey of the Magi, TS Eliot

The British Grenadiers

Reading: The Christmas Truce Part 1,  Carol Ann Duffy
Stille Nacht

Reading: The Christmas Truce Part 2
O Jesulein Suss

Reading:  Noah’s Ark

White Christmas
Drummer Boy Carol
Jingle Bells

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