CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE FOR OLD MEMBERS

Exeter College Chapel, Oxford

Thank you for joining us for this service of music, silence, and lessons in honour of the Birth of Christ for Old Members of Exeter College. The order of service can be found here.

 

 

0:00 Bells

0:22 In dulci jubilo, Pearsall

4:09 The Bidding Prayer

 

6:41 Carol: Of the Father's Heart Begotten

 

11:00 Lesson: Isaiah 11

 

12:26 A Spotless Rose, Howells

 

16:03 Lesson: Micah 1. 2–5a

 

16:47 Carol: O Little Town of Bethlehem

 

20:34 Poem: I Sing of a Maiden, 14th c. unknown author

 

21:06 Ave maris stella, DuFay

 

26:20 Lesson: Luke 2

 

27:24 See amid the Winter's Snow, Willcocks

 

33:39 Poem: Christmas Eve, Hardy

 

34:25 Carol: While Shepherds Watched their Flocks

 

37:15 Lesson: Luke 2

 

39:02 Masters in this Hall, Harrison

 

42:50 Lesson: Matthew 2

 

44:33 In the Bleak Midwinter, Darke

 

49:27 Lesson: John 1. 1–18

 

51:41 Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful

 

57:57 The Prayers

 

59:15 Sleep, Baby, Sleep, Elizabeth Stirling

 

1:02:01 Christmas Blessing

 

1:02:26 Carol: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

 

1:05:39 The Dismissal

 

1:05:51 Voluntary: In dulci jubilo, BWV 729, J.S. Bach

 

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In this service:

Officiant: The Rev'd Andrew Allen

 

Exeter College Chapel Choir

Conductor: Christopher Holman

Organ: Miles Swinden

Soloists: Caitlin Harrison, Ellen Luckins, Chris Scholtens (Pearsall); Matthew Cann (Howells); Léo Charlier, Belle Allan (Harrison); Helena Bayley, Chris Scholtens (Darke)