When He is King - A selection of music for Christmas. This fresh release is the first CD ever to be recorded by the Chapel Choir of St Hild and St Bede College, Durham University.
From the fine acoustic of Bede Chapel in Durham, this sublime Christmas track-list, which alternates between the beautiful choral a cappella to some of the finest, organ filled carols, provides the perfect festive gift for friends and relatives.
Arguably reputed as the Best college Choir in Durham, the Hild Bede Chapel Choir have featured on this year’s BBC Songs of Praise. They have toured internationally in New York, singing at St Thomas Fifth Avenue and the cathedral of St. John the Divine (the largest Anglican cathedral in the world),Heidelberg in Germany, and also nationally at Windsor Castle, St. Paul's Cathedral Cathedral and, of course, Durham Cathedral.”
When he is King: A selection of music for Christmas and Advent from the Choir of St. Hild & St. Bede. The disc was recorded in the Chapel of St. Bede and includes a range of works from Britten to Rutter, as well as a selection of Carols.
2. Once in Royal David's city
3. Bethlehem Down
4. The Holly and the Ivy
5. The Truth from Above
6. O Little Town of Bethlehem
7. A Great and Mighty Wonder
8. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
9. The Three Kings
10. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
11. A Hymn to the Virgin
12. God Rest ye Merry, Gentlemen
13. Coventry Carol
14. Nativity Carol
15. All this time
16. In the Bleak mid-Winter
17. Away in a Manger
18. O come, all ye Faithful
Hugo Hymas: Director of Music
Nicholas Hoggard: Assistant Director of Music
Zac Clark: Organ Scholar
Running time: 61'18"
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