Christmas from our Fairest Isles with Brighton Consort ; 8 pm Wednesday, 17 th December 2008 at St George’s church, Kemp Town

Harp solo    
Processional Chant        Puer natus est  
Thomas Tallis Missa 'Puer natus est’ Gloria  
William Byrd  O Magnum mysterium  
Harp solo    
Tallis Missa 'Puer natus est’ Sanctus  
Thomas Weelkes Gloria in excelsis  
Tallis   Missa 'Puer natus est’ Agnus Dei  
John Sheppard Verbum caro  
     
Interval    
England    
Anon 3 Medieval English carols  
 
  • Angelus ad virginem (with harp?) men
  • There is no rose (recorders) women
  • Coventry carol (harp)
 
Scotland:    
Anon  Christ-child lullaby (Taladh Chriosda) (sops, harp)
Set by Alan Mars
 
Ireland    
Anon Carúl Loch Garman (the Wexford Carol) Maurice - in Irish  
  Good people all 2 verses (tune OBC 90) tutti with harp  
Wales    
Anon Nos Galan (Soon the hoar old year will leave us) Andrew solo with choir and harp (tune OBC 91)  
     
West Gallery    
John Foster  While Shepherds watched (full band)  
     
English Traditional Audience carols:  
  • While Shepherds watched (Tye) (OBC 20)
  • The Sussex carol (OBC 81)
  • God rest ye merry gentlemen (OBC 85)