List of carols performed at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King's College Chapel, Cambridge


List of carols performed at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King's College Chapel, Cambridge

This is a list of carols performed at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King's College Chapel, Cambridge. The Festival is an annual church service held on Christmas Eve (24 December) at King's College Chapel in Cambridge, England. The service is broadcast live in the United Kingdom on BBC Radio 4, and abroad on the BBC's overseas programmes as well; it is estimated that each year there are millions of listeners worldwide who listen to it live on the BBC World Service. In the UK, a recorded broadcast is also made on Christmas Day on BBC Radio 3. [citation|title=Nine lessons and carols: History of the service|url=http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/chapel/ninelessons/history.html|publisher=King's College Chapel|accessdate=2008-03-09.] A television programme entitled "Carols from King's" which is pre-recorded in early or mid-December is presently shown on Christmas Eve in the UK on BBC Two and BBC Four. The programme is weighted more heavily in favour of carols sung by the choir, with only seven readings in total, not all of which are from the Bible.

Carols

In the table below, carols specially commissioned for the Choir of King's College Chapel are highlighted in green. To rearrange the table alphabetically or numerically by a particular column, click on the arrow symbol in the column heading.

ee also

*Anglican church music
*Christmas carol

Notes

Further reading

*citation|last=Cleobury|first=Stephen|authorlink=Stephen Cleobury|title=Nine Lessons and Carols at King's: 70 Years On|journal=The Musical Times|volume=129|issue=1750|date=December 1988|pages=687 & 689|doi=10.2307/966672.
*cite news|last=Barnett|first=Laura|title=My week: Stephen Cleobury|url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/12/09/bmweek109.xml|publsher="The Daily Telegraph" ("Weekend")|date=2006-12-09

External links

* [http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/chapel/ninelessons/index.html King's College Chapel's webpage about the service]


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