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    The Story of Nine Lessons and Carols DVD and CD
    The 2014 Service in Truro Cathedral (DVD), The 1880 Reconstruction Service (CD). Truro Cathedral Choir, Christopher Gray, director

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    THE STORY OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
    The 2014 Service in Truro Cathedral DVD
    The 1880 Reconstruction Service CD

    Truro Cathedral Choir, Luke Bond organ
    Christopher Gray
    director


    DVD Video in 5.0 and stereo
    REGION FREE, NTSC,
    DVD-9, DOUBLE LAYER,
    SINGLE-SIDED DISC,  16.9

    'A treasurable insight into the development of a quintessentially English tradition'  BBC Music Christmas 2016

    ‘...all in all this is a splendid celebration of the Cornish origins of a unique English Christmas institution – and a celebration, too, of the strength of the institution in Truro nearly 140 years later.’
    MusicWeb November 2016

    sample on Youtube

    Footage from the DVD below was featured in BBC1's Countryfile programme at 17:50 on Sunday 20th December 2015


    ON DVD

    THE FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS, 23rd December 2014
    (78:37)


    Once in royal David’s city – H J Gauntlett, harm A H Mann,  descant Sir David Willcocks   5:45
    The Bidding Prayer     3:35
    I wonder as I wander – Philip Stopford    3:43
    First Lesson    Genesis 3.8–14, 24      1:51           
    This is the truth sent from above – English trad, arr Ralph Vaughan Williams  2:53
    Second Lesson    Isaiah 11.1–9     1:47            
    What sweeter music – John Rutter    4:36
    Third Lesson   Isaiah 9.2, 6–7      1:00
    Of the Father’s heart begotten – from ‘Piae Cantiones’  arr David Willcocks and Christopher Gray   4:18
    Fourth Lesson    Luke 1.26–35, 38    2:05
    The Salutation Carol – Russell Pascoe (first performance)    4:52
    Fifth Lesson    Luke 1.39–45    1:22           
    There is no rose of such virtue – John Joubert    2:33
    Sixth Lesson    Luke 2.1–7     1:12
    O little town of Bethlehem – trad, arr Vaughan Williams, 
    descant Thomas Armstrong    5:13
    Seventh Lesson     Luke 2.8–16   1:58           
    Quem pastores – German trad, arr Nigel Short    1:42
    Eighth Lesson    Matthew 2.1–11   2:20           
    In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke    4:16
    Organ fanfare and procession    0:41
    Ninth Lesson    John 1.1–14    2:33
    I saw three ships come sailing in – trad, arr Philip Marshall    1:49
    O come, all ye faithful – John Francis Wade, arr David Willcocks    5:34
    Christmas Collect and Blessing     1:31
    Hark, the herald-angels sing – Felix Mendelssohn,
    descant David Willcocks  3:09
    In dulci jubilo BWV 729 – Johann Sebastian Bach    2:16
    Toccata on Vom Himmel hoch – Garth Edmundson    3:54


    A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE SERVICE IN TRURO
    presented by Jeremy Summerly
       

    TRURO PERSPECTIVES

    Three former Directors of Music, David Briggs, Andrew Nethsingha, and Robert Sharpe
    talk about their time at Truro Cathedral
       
    ON CD
    in stereo

    RECONSTRUCTION OF BENSON'S NINE LESSONS WITH CAROLS (1880)
    59:23

    Our Father / O Lord, open thou our lips
    / Gloria Patri    1:03
    Benediction and First Lesson     Genesis 3.8–15     1:27

    The Lord at first had Adam made 
    – English traditional from Christmas Carols New and Old (1879), edited Bramley and Stainer   6:05
    Benediction and Second Lesson      Genesis 22.15–18     0:54
    Good Christian men, rejoice
    – In Dulci Jubilo Traditional German melody, (Piae Cantiones, 1582), adapted Rev Thomas Helmore
    from Christmas Carols New and Old
        1:48
    Benediction and Third Lesson     Numbers 24.15–17     1:04
    The First Nowell – English traditional
    from Christmas Carols New and Old     5:00
    Benediction and Fourth Lesson     Isaiah 9.6–7 read by a Deacon: James Hills     1:00

    For unto us a child is born from Messiah 
    – George Frideric Handel   3:59
    Benediction and Fifth Lesson     Micah 5.2–4     1:04
    Bethlehem of noblest cities 
    – melody Stuttgart by Christian Friedrich Witt   2:24
    Benediction and Sixth Lesson     Luke 2.8–15     1:27
    There were shepherds abiding in the fields /
    Glory to God from Messiah  
    – George Frideric Handel   
    3:31
    Benediction and Seventh Lesson     John 1.1–14     2:02
    O come, all ye faithful – John Francis Wade     3:54
    Benediction and Eighth Lesson     Galatians 4.4–7     0:57
    Once again, O blessed time
    – Charles Lewis Hutchins,
    from Christmas Carols New and Old
        5:31
    Benediction and Ninth Lesson     1 John 1.1–4 1:02
    Hallelujah from Messiah – George Frideric Handel     3:48
    Magnificat  –  Chant by J L Hopkins     2:33
    The Lord be with you / Almighty God     0:44
    The Blessing     0:25
    Sonata No 3 in A major (1st movement)
    – Felix Mendelssohn     7:34
                  
    Total performance duration: 112:13 (DVD) / 59:23 (CD)

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