The Mystery of Christmas

19 December 2009

The award-winning Edinburgh Singers present their annual Christmas concert from St Cuthbert's Church in the heart of Edinburgh with a programme featuring music from Howells, Lauridsen and Poulenc, as well as traditional festive song and carols. An enchanting evening of beautiful music; come and explore the mystery of Christmas. Director of Music: John Gormley, Organist: Morley Whitehead

  1. Wishart Alleluya, A new work
  2. Trad. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  3. Victoria O Magnum Mysterium
  4. Anon. Arr. Kenneth Elliot Nou Lat Us Sing
  5. Johnson Gaude Maria Virgo
  6. Anon. Arr. Kenneth Elliot Ecce Novum Gaudium
  7. Leontovich Carol of the Bells
  8. Matthias Sir Christemas
  9. Trad. Good King Wenceslas
  10. Poulenc O Magnum Mysterium
  11. Poulenc Hodie Christus natus est
  12. Leighton, Kenneth Lully, Lulla
  13. Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
  14. Trad. God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  15. Trad. Arr. Reginald Jacques  Rejoice and be Merry
  16. Bach O Little One Sweet
  17. Trad. Arr. Charles Wood Past Three a Clock
  18. Trad. Ding Dong Merrily on High
  19. Howells A Spotless Rose
  20. Howells Here is the Little Door
  21. Howells Sing Lullaby
  22. Mendelssohn Hark the Herald Angel Sing
  23. Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium

The Choir also performed part of this repertoire at the Royal Scottish Academy