PGS: Hodie! Contemporary Christmas Carols


About this release

‘Hodie! Contemporary Christmas Carols’ brings together a compelling selection of contemporary Christmas carols and arrangements, a snapshot of a rich and exciting repertoire of Christmas music. Four of these pieces were commissioned in recent years for the annual Christmas Carol Service at The Portsmouth Grammar School: Malcolm Archer’s Angels from the Realms of Glory, Alexander L’Estrange’s Hodie!, Richard Rodney-Bennett’s Coventry Carol and Tarik O’Regan’s Ecce Puer.

  • Ding Dong! Merrily on high - arr. Mack Wilberg
  • Away in a manger - arr. David Hill
  • Ecce Puer - Tarik O'Regan
  • Sussex Carol - arr. Philip Ledger
  • Sing Lullaby! - arr. David Hill
  • Lux Arumque - Eric Whitacre
  • No small wonder - Paul Edwards
  • O little town of Bethlehem - arr. Bob Chilcott
  • My Lord has come - Will Todd
  • In the bleak mid-winter - Thomas Hewitt Jones
  • Coventry Carol - Richard Rodney Bennett
  • This is the truth sent from above - arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Angels from the realms of glory - Malcolm Archer
  • Silent Night - arr. Bob Chilcott
  • Wexford Carol - arr. Ken Berg
  • Hodie! - arr. Alexander L'Estrange
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Production Credits

Horn Lucy Brown
Flute Phoebe Pexton

Photography Various
Engineering Adaq Khan, Kevin Hodgson
Editor Isa Khan
Mastering Adaq Khan
Producer Andrew King
Creative Director John Bevan
Executive Producer Adrian Green

Recorded 3, 4, 5, 6, January 2014
Venue St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge
Total Duration 52 mins
Catalogue number CR024