The Infancy of Christ

The Infancy Of Christ – music: Douglas Coombes

I sing of a maiden – words: anon (15th century)

The Angel Gabriel words: traditional

Magnificat – words: St. Luke, chapter 1, verses 46-55

His dearest dear – words: traditional                                                                        (from ‘Joseph being an old man truly’)

A Virgin unspotted – words: traditional

While shepherds watched their flocks by night – words: Nahum Tate (1652-1715)

The wise men – words: Douglas Coombes

As Joseph was a-sleeping – words: Douglas Coombes

Out of your sleep arise – words: anon (15th century)

On this day Earth shall ring – music from Piae Cantiones (1582)                         arr: Douglas Coombes

O Holy night – music: Adolphe Adam (1803 – 1856) arr: Douglas Coombes

One winter’s night – music: German traditional (17th century)                            arr: Douglas Coombes

Travellers – words: Sean Street – music: Ann Gammell arr: Douglas Coombes [conducted by Elizabeth Gammell]

Wassail song – music: traditional Yorkshire song arr: Douglas Coombes

Deep peace – words: traditional Old Gaelic (adapted) – music: Douglas Coombes