A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols - December 18 at 6:30 p.m.

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December 05, 2016

Join us for this annual event!

Join the Cathedral Choir, Clergy, and Readers on Sunday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. for our annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, a service that was introduced in 1918 by King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England, to bring a more imaginative approach to worship. This service will be recorded and broadcast on WFMT 98.7 on December 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Choral Anthems sung by the Cathedral Choir: 
Ding dong, merrily on high (Traditonal, arr. David Willcocks
The truth from above (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Love came down at Christmas (Leo Sowerby)
The Lamb (John Tavener)
The Lute-book lullaby (Stephen Buzard)
A Spotless Rose (Herbert Howells)
Sing Lullaby (Basque Carol, arr. Edgar Pettman)
Shepherd's Pipe Carol (John Rutter)
A babe is born (William Matthias) 

Carols sung by the Choir and Congregation:
Once in royal David's city
Unto us is born a son
God rest ye merry, gentleman
O come, all ye faithful
Hark! the herald angels sing 


Author: Robert Black