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17/09/2018


Cantorum’s Repertoire


St Ambrose (AD 340 – 397) translated by J M Neale (1818 – 1866)

     Veni redemptor gentium


William Ballet (17th century) arr. Geoffrey Shaw (1879 - 1943)

     Lute-book lullaby


James Bassi (b,1961)

     Quem pastores laudavere


Pietro Bencini (c.1670 - 1755)

     Ave Maria


Irving Berlin (1888 - 1989)

     White Christmas


Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)

     The shepherds’ farewell


John Blow (1649 - 1708)

     Salvator mundi


John Bradley (written in 1973)

     The Christ-child lay in Mary’s lap


Sir Ernest Bullock (1890 - 1979)

     Give us the wings of Faith


William Byrd (1539/40 – 1623)

     Ave verum corpus

     Alleluia, ascendit Deus

     Haec dies

     Infelix ego

     I will leave you comfortless

     Justorum animae

     Lullaby, my sweet little baby

     Mass for Four Voices

     O quam gloriosum

     Sing joyfully


Andrew Carter (born 1939)

     A maiden most gentle

     Nomen eius Emmanuel


English trad. Arr. Stephen Cleobury (born 1948)

     Joys seven


Peter Cornelius (1824 – 1874)

     The three kings


William Croft (1678 – 1727)

      Hear my prayer, O Lord

      O Lord, rebuke me not


Harold Darke (1888 – 1976)

     In the bleak midwinter


Henry Walford Davies (1869 - 1941), arranger

     The holly and the ivy


Richard Dering (c. 1580 - 1630)

     Factum est silentium


Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)

     Ave Verum


Richard Farrant (c.1525 – 1580)

     Call to remembrance, O Lord


Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)

     Requiem


Gerald Finzi (1901 - 1956)

     God is gone up


Carlo Gesualdo (1566 – 1613)

     O vos omnes


Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)

     Almighty and everlasting God

     Hosanna to the son of David

     O clap your hands

     O Lord, in thy wrath


Maurice Greene (1696 – 1755)

     Lord, let me know mine end


Franz Gruber (1787 - 1863) arr. Andrew Carter (b. 1939)

     Stille Nacht


Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)

     Cantique de Jean Racine


George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)

     ‘Hallelujah’ chorus from ‘Messiah’

     Lord, remember me in my trouble


Jacob Handl  (1550 – 1591)

     Omnes da saba  


Hans Leo Hassler (1564 - 1612)

     Quia Vidisti Me


Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)

     A hymn for St Cecilia (words by Ursula Vaughan Williams)

     A spotless rose

     Here is the little door

     Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (from the Gloucester Service)


Pelham Humfrey (1647 - 1674)

     Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (Evening service in E min.)


13th century, arr. J J Hutchings (born c.1980)

     Veni, veni Emmanuel


Josquin des Prez (c. 1450/55 - 1521)

     Ave Maria


John Joubert (1927 - )

     O Lorde, the maker of all thing


William Kirkpatrick (1838 – 1921), arr. David Goodenough (birth date unknown)

     Away in a manger


William Kirkpatrick (1838 – 1921), arr. David Willcocks (1919 - 2015)

     Away in a manger


Morten Lauridsen (b.1943)

     O magnum mysterium


Kenneth Leighton (1929 - 1988)

     Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child


Antonio Lotti (c.1667 – 1740)

     Crucifixus a 8 voci


William Mathias (1934 – 1992)

     A babe is born


Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)

     Hear my prayer


Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847), arr. David Willcocks (1919 - 2015)

     Hark! The herald-angels sing


Douglas Mews (1918 - 1993)

     A Sound Came from Heaven

     Psalm 150


Claudio Monteverdi (1567 – 1643)

     Adoramus te, Christe

     Cantate Domino


Christobal de Morales (c.1500 - 1553)

     Victime Paschales Laudes


Wolfgang Mozart (1756 - 1791)

     Ave verum

     Mass in C ‘Orgelsolomesse’ KV259


William Mundy (c. 1529 - 1593)

     O Lord, the maker of all thing


Herbert Murrill (1909 - 1952)

     Magnificat in E


Boris Ord (1897 - 1961)

     Adam lay ybounden


Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525 – 1594)

     Alma redemptoris Mater

     Hodie Christus natus est

     Matin Responsory

     Missa aeterna Christi munera

     Missa Brevis

     Missa l’Homme Armé

     Sicut cervus

     Tu es petrus


Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848 - 1918)

     I was glad

     Songs of Farewell:

           My soul, there is a country

           I know my soul hath power

           Never, weather-beaten sail

           There is an old belief

     Welcome, Yule!


Robert Parsons (c. 1535 - 1571/2)

     Ave Maria


Peter Philips (1560 – 1628)

     Ascendit Deus

     Cantantibus organis

     Christus Resurgens

     O beatum et sacrosanctum diem

     O Crux splendidior


14th century German, harm. Michael Praetorius (1571 – 1621)

     A great and mighty wonder


Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)

     Messa di gloria


Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)

     Hear my prayer, O Lord

     Jehovah, quam multi sunt hostes mei

     Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry?

     Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (Evening service in G min.)

     Remember not, Lord, our offences

     Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts


Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 – 1943)

     Bogoróditse Dévo


Robert Ramsey (c.1590 – 1644)

     How are the mighty fall’n

     When David heard


John Redford (c.1500 - 1547)

     Rejoice in the Lord alway


John Rutter (born 1945)

     Hymn to the Creator of Light      

     Mary’s Lullaby

     Nativity Carol      

     What sweeter music


John Rutter (arranger)

     Christmas night

     Cradle song

     Deck the hall

     Mary’s lullaby

     The Wexford carol


John Sanders (1933 – 2003)

     The Reproaches


John Scott (1956 – 2015)

     Nova! nova!


Martin Shaw (1875 – 1958) (arranger)

     Coventry carol  (16th century English carol)


John Stainer (1840 – 1901)

     The Crucifixion


Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 - 1924)

     Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

     Ye choirs of new Jerusalem


Thomas Tallis (c.1505 – 1585)

     If ye love me

     O nata lux de lumine

     O sacrum convivium

     Salvator mundi


John Tavener (1944 - 2013)

     Funeral Ikos

     God is with us


John Taverner (c.1490 - 1545)

     Dum Transisset Sabbatum


Thomas Tomkins (1572 – 1656)

     I heard a voice from heaven

     Then David mourned

     When David heard


Mel Tormé (1925 - 1999), arr.

     I’ll be home for Christmas


Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)

     Let All the World

     Linden Lea

     Lord, thou hast been our refuge

     Magnificat in C

     O clap your hands

     O How Amiable

     O Taste and See

     Psalm 100

     Turtle Dove


Traditional English carol, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams

     Wassail song


Charles Wood (1866 - 1926)

     This Joyful Easter tide

     ‘Tis the Day of Resurrection


Tomas Luis de Victoria (c.1548 – 1611)

     Ave Maria (4-part)

     Ave Maria (8-part)

     O magnum mysterium

     O quam gloriosum


Pierre Villette (1926 - 1998)

     Hymne à la Vierge


J F Wade (1711 - 1786), arr. David Willcocks (1919 - 2015)

     O come, all ye faithful


Traditional west country carol, arr. Arthur Warrell (1882 – 1939)

     We wish you a merry Christmas


Thomas Weelkes (c.1576 - 1623)

     Hosanna to the Son of David


Margaret Wegener (born 1920)

     Nunc dimittis

     That Virgin's Child

     The Virgin’s song

     Wash me throughly


Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810 - 1876)

     Blessed be the God and Father

     Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

     Wash me throughly


Mack Wilberg (born 1955)

     Ding! dong! merrily on high

     Noe! Noe!


David Willcocks (1919 – 2015) (arranger)

     Angelus ad virginem

     Birthday carol

     Deck the Hall

     Ding dong! merrily on high

     Good King Wenceslas

     Lord of the dance

     Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

     Sussex Carol


Charles Wood (1866 – 1929)

     Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

     This Joyful Eatertide

     ‘Tis the Day of Resurrection


Charles Wood (1866 – 1929) (arranger)

     Ding dong! merrily on high (16th century French carol)