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Service of Lessons & Carols

You can listen to our Service of Lessons & Carols which was held on the 21st December 2014 at 6:30pm.

It was led by Musical Director Brian Cresswell with St Mary Magdalene and Organist Andrew Carter FRCO.

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Introductory Organ Music – Noels by Dandrieu, Daquin and Balbastre (French 18th Century)

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

1st Reading – Genesis 3:1-11, 22-23

Choir – Adam lay ybounden (Anon 15th Century)

It Came Upon The Midnight Clear

2nd Reading – Isaiah 11:1-5

Choir – Lo, How a Rose e’er Blooming (14th Century melody)

3rd Reading – Micah 5:2a

Choristers – In The Bleak Midwinter

O Little Town of Bethlehem

4th Reading – Luke 2:1-7

Choir – Maria Wiegenlied (Martin Boellitz)

O Come, All Ye Faithful

5th Reading – Luke 2:8-20

Choir – On Christmas Night

While Shepherds Watched Their Flock By Night

6th Reading – Matthew 2:1-12

Choir – Lo! Star-led chiefs Assyrian odours bring (William Crotch)

We Three Kings of Orient Are

7th Reading – John 1:1-14

The Address:  Revd Rod Corke

Choir – Fanfare Gloria in Excelsis Deo

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Organ Recessional Voluntary – Finale from Organ Symphony No 2 (CM Widor)