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The Sixteen

The Little Child

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Sweelinck
Hodie Christus natus est
Howells
Sing lullaby
RR Bennett
Susanni
Traditional
The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton
All this time
Plainsong
Anima nostra (Offertory for Holy Innocents)
Kirbye
Vox in Rama
Leighton
Coventry Carol
Traditional
Down in yon forest
Byrd
This day Christ was born
Palestrina
A solis ortu cardine
Piae Cantiones 1582
Puer nobis nascitur
De Wert
Vox in Rama
Traditional
It came upon a midnight clear
Phibbs
Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Original tune 1591
Coventry Carol
Byrd
Lullaby my sweet little babe
Cecilia McDowall
Now may we singen
Sheppard
A solis ortu cardine
Warlock
Benedicamus Domino

Performers

Harry Christophers
director

The Sixteen’s 2018 Christmas programme includes a feast of carols and seasonal choral music. Favourite traditional versions, stunningly beautiful Tudor and Renaissance works and modern settings are combined in a ravishing and satisfying evening of music. The perfect way to start your Christmas celebrations.

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