Carols from King’s

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The traditional celebration of Christmas with music and readings, recorded in the candlelit Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, with the college’s world-renowned choir under director Daniel Hyde.

Music includes Warlock’s setting of Adam Lay Ybounden, Errollyn Wallen’s Peace on Earth and Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Gareth Brynmor John, baritone; Natalie Clein, ‘cello) – marking the composer’s 150th anniversary.

Members of the college read from the King James Bible and from poems by Denise Levertov and UA Fanthorpe. Congregational carols include O Come All Ye Faithful and Hark! the Herald Angels Sing.

The service is led by the dean, the Rev Dr Stephen Cherry.

BBC Two – Carols from King’s, 2022

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