Easter from King’s College, Cambridge

Saturday April 7, 2012


1          Hymn: When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

(Tune: Rockingham, arr. Stephen Cleobury (1948-);

Words: Isaac Watts (1674-1748))


2          Choir: God So Loved the World

(Music: John Stainer (1840-1901), from The Crucifixion; Words: John 3:16)


3          Choir: Crown of Roses

(Music: Tchaikovsky (1840-1893); Words: A. Pleshcheyev (1825-1893))


4          Choir: Herr, Gedenke Nicht "Lord, remember not our wrongdoings…"

(Music: Mendelssohn (1809-1847); Words: liturgical)


5          Choir: Ubi Caritas "Where there is charity and love, God is there"

(Music Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986);

Words from an antiphon for Maundy Thursday)


6          Choir: And with His Stripes We are Healed, + the final section of All We Like Sheep

(Music: Handel (1685-1759) from Messiah; Words: Isaiah 53:5-6)


7          Choir: I Sat Down Under His Shadow with Great Delight

(Music: Edward Bairstow (1874-1946); Words: Song of Solomon 2:3)


8          Choir: Panis Angelicus "The bread of angels becomes the food of humanity"

(Music: César Franck (1822-1890); Words: Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274))


9          Hymn: Praise to the Holiest in the Height

(Tune: Gerontius, descant James Whitbourn (1963-);

Words: John Henry Newman (1801-1890), from The Dream of Gerontius)


10        Choir: Amicus Meus "My friend betrayed me with the sign of a kiss"

(Music: Victoria (1548-1611); Words from Tenebrae Responsories)


11        Choir: Pater Noster "Our Father who art in heaven"

(Music: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971); Words: The Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6))


12        Choir: Crucifixus "He was crucified even for us"

(Music: Antonio Lotti (1667-1740); Words from the Creed)


13        Choir: In Paradisum "May the angels lead you into paradise"

Music: Gabriel Fauré, from Requiem; Words liturgical)


14        Hymn: Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem

(Tune: St Fulbert; Words: Fulbert of Chartres (d 1028)


15        Choir: This Joyful Eastertide

(Words and Music: Trad. Dutch Carol, arr. Charles Wood (1866-1926))


16        Choir: Surrexit Dominus "The Lord has truly risen"

(Music and Words: Plainsong, arr. David Briggs (1962-))


17        Choir: Bring Us, O Lord God, at our Last Awakening

(Music: William Harris (1883-1973); Words: John Donne (1572-1631))


18        Choir: Let All the World, in Every Corner, Sing

(Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958); Words: George Herbert (1593-1633))


19        Hymn: Jesus Christ is Risen Today

(Tune: Easter Hymn arr. Stephen Cleobury (1948-);

Words: 14th century from the Compleat Psalmodist, 1749)