Joy to the World

Saturday, December 16, 2006

The Edinburgh Singers present an evening of festive music, featuring well-known favourites and some less familiar pieces in a choral celebration of Christmas in the historic Greyfriars Kirk.

  • Musical Director Dominic Peckham
  • Organist Ruaraidh Sutherland
  • Harpist Fiona Hislop
  • Reader Robin Harper MSP
  • Reader Claire Fleck
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  • Gauntlett (arr. Willcocks) Once in Royal David's City (soloist - Hazel Bell)
  • Tchaikovsky Khvalitye Gospoda S Nyebyes
  • Trad. Sussex Carol
  • Holst Lullay my Liking (soloists - Hazel Bell, Lisa Galbraith, Mark Woods and Louisa Stewart)
  • Mateo Flecha the elder Riu Riu Chiu (soloist - Jonathan Wright)
  • Piae Cantiones (arr. Willcocks) Of the Father's Heart Begotten
  • Britten Wolcum Yole (Upper Voices)
  • Britten There is no Rose of Such Virtue (Upper Voices)
  • Trad. Arr. Wilson God Rest You Merry Gentlemen (Lower Voices)
  • Trad. Arr. Pearsall In Dulci Jubilo (Trio - Aileen Boyle, Elen Vink, Keith Main) (Octet - Jacobine Scott, Louise Wright, Catherine Dunlop, Jenny Rice-Jones, Rory Wilson, Keith Main, Don Roberts and David Offord)
  • Trad. Arr. Darke In the Bleak Mid Winter (soloists - Jean Waddie and Nick Clelland)
  • Trad. Arr. Peckham Joy to the World
  • Bortnianski Tibie Paiom
  • Wade (arr. Willcocks) O Come all ye Faithful
  • Trad. Arr. Peckham I saw Three Ships
  • Trad O Come O Come Emmanuel (Louise Wright)
  • Britten A Hymn to the Virgin (Quartet - Claire Spencer, Liz Fuggle, Nick Clelland and David Offord)
  • Mendelssohn Hark the Herald Angel Sing
  • Warlock Bethlehem Down