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Christmas at the TowerChristmas at the Tower

Carols sung by the Church Choir, the Tower Singers and the Tower Chamber Choir

Director: Michael Nicholas, Organ: Giles Brightwell


  1. It came upon the midnight clear Trad. harm. Sullivan
  2. The Lord at first did Adam make Trad. arr. Nicholas
  3. Adam lay y bounden Walker
  4. The Angel Gabriel Trad. arr. Nicholas
  5. Gabriel’s Message Basque, harm. Pettman
  6. Chorale Prelude: In Dulci Jubilo Buxtehude
  7. There is no rose of such virtue Joubert
  8. Bogoroditsye dyevo (Ave Maria) Rachmaninov
  9. A boy was born in Bethlehem Nicholas
  10. I sing of a Maiden Hadley
  11. The infant king Basque, harm. Pettman
  12. Joseph’s Carol Swayne
  13. O little town of Bethlehem Trad. harm. Vaughan Williams
  14. See amid the winter’s snow Goss, arr. Rose
  15. Les anges dans nos campagnes French, arr. Frank
  16. A maiden most gentle Trad, arr. Carter
  17. A gallery carol Trad, arr. Nicholas
  18. Rorate ceoli desuper (Drop down, ye heavens, from above) Scottish, arr. Nicholas
  19. A New Year Carol Britten
  20. A little child on the Earth has been born Nicholas
  21. The great God of heaven Trad, harm. Shaw

Beyond all mortal praiseBeyond All Mortal Praise

Church Music sung by the Church Choir and the Tower Singers

Director: Michael Nicholas, Organ: William Saunders


  1. Hark, a herald voice is calling ‘Merton’
  2. Adam lay ybounden Warlock
  3. O Thou, the Central Orb Wood
  4. Infant Holy Polish, arr. Nicholas
  5. From the rising of the sun Ouseley
  6. When to the temple Mary went Eccard
  7. Christus factus est Anerio
  8. Love’s redeeming work is done ‘Savannah’
  9. Blessed be the God and Father SS Wesley
  10. Sanctus and Benedictus (from Michael’s Mass) Burrell
  11. The Lord is my shepherd Greene
  12. If ye love me Wilby
  13. Magnificat in B minor Noble
  14. I waited for the Lord (from ‘Lobgesang’) Mendelssohn
  15. O sing joyfully Batten
  16. As the apple tree Walker
  17. Creed (from Communion Service in F) Darke
  18. Christe, adoramus te Monteverdi
  19. Ubi caritas et amor Duruflé
  20. Nunc dimittis in G (for Men’s Voices) Sumsion
  21. Te Deum Laudamus in F Ireland
  22. Beyond all mortal praise ‘Marlborough Gate’

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Solo Organ Music performed by William Saunders


  1. March upon Handel’s ‘Lift up your heads’, op. 15 Guilmant
  2. Capriol Suite: I. Basse Dance Warlock, arr. Saunders
  3. Capriol Suite: II. Pavane
  4. Capriol Suite: III. Tordion
  5. Capriol Suite: IV. Bransles
  6. Capriol Suite: V. Pieds-en-l’air
  7. Capriol Suite VI. Mattachins
  8. Symphony no. 4 in F: I. Allegro Boyce
  9. Symphony no. 4 in F: II. Vivace ma non troppo
  10. Symphony no. 4 in F: III. Gavot
  11. Prelude on ‘Dominus regit me’ Nicholas
  12. Antiphon from Five Mystical Songs Vaughan Williams, arr. Ley
  13. Alla Sarabande from Phantasy Quintet for strings Vaughan Williams, arr. Ley
  14. Country Gardens Grainger, arr. Keedy
  15. Irish Tune from County Derry Grainger, arr. Perna
  16. Handel in the Strand Grainger, arr. Stockmeier
  17. Etheldra Rag Wills
  18. Prelude Finzi
  19. Variations on an Easter Theme (duet with Michael Nicholas) Rutter
  20. Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1 in D Elgar, arr. McVicker