- 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 serviceheld on Christmas Eve(24 December) at King's College Chapel in Cambridge, England. The service is broadcast live in the United Kingdomon 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 Dayon 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 Twoand 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.
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.
Anglican church music
*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.
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The Daily Telegraph" ("Weekend")|date= 2006-12-09
* [http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/chapel/ninelessons/index.html King's College Chapel's webpage about the service]
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