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detail from woodcut of the Adoration of the Magi, from Legenda Sanctorum Trium Regum, Modena, 1490.
16th December 2017 - Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire
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Nowell sing we - An exciting range of lesser known music for Christmas from the medieval, renaissance and baroque. Some of the titles may be familiar, but the music won't be quite what you're expecting...
Saturday 16th December 2017, 19:30- approx. 21:30
St Mary & St Modwen Church
78a Guild Street
DE14 1NB
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Refreshments will be available during the interval, together with a chance to speak to the singers about the music. There will also be a display of musical sources in facsimile, including pieces from the concert.

Music (provisional):
Adam lay ibowndyn  -  anon., 14th/15th century
A Christmas Carroll  -  Thomas Ravenscroft (1592-1633)
Comfort yee  -  Henry Aldrich (1647-1710)
Ecce concipies et paries  -  Balthasar Resinarius (c.1486-1544)
Dixit autem Maria  -  Melchior Vulpius (c.1570-1615)
Hayl Mary, ful of grace  -  anon., 15th century
While shepherds watched  -  William Tans'ur (1700-1783)
O Jesulein süß  -  Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654)
O Sion that bringest good tidings  -  Joseph Stephenson (1723-1810)
Verbum caro factum est/Ave verum  -  Gaspar van Weerbeke (c.1445-1516+)
Hodie nobis Christus natus est ('Loco Credo')  -  Loyset Compère (c.1445-1518)
From Virgin's womb  -  Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Hark! The herald angels sing  -  anon., 18th century
The Rose of Trier  -  Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
While shepherds watched  -  Daniel Read (1757-1836)
Angels from the realms of glory  -  Stephen Storace (1763-1796)
Gloria (Missa "Ma bouche rit")  -  Johannes Martini (c.1430-1497)
Vox in Rama  -  Jacob Clemens 'non papa' (c.1510/5-1555/6)
Magi videntes stellam  -  Ludovico Balbi (1545-1604)
Nunc dimittis "octavi toni"  -  Ludwig Daser (c.1526-1589)
Noel: Sors de ton lit  -  François-Eustache de Caurroy (1549-1609)
This concert is free of charge, but there will be a retiring collection taken, to be divided equally between Aitone and the parish's nominated cause, Friends of the Holy Land (registered charity no. 1130054).
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St Mary & St Modwen, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire
Friends of the Holy Land

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