The Truro Cathedral Choir is directed by Robert Sharpe, with Christopher Gray, organ.
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols originated at Truro. This disc presents selections traditional and new used in that famous service, as well as a collection of works heard in other Christmas services, beautifully sung and accompanied.
Once in Royal David’s City; Coventry Carol, Ding Dong! Merrily on high; Away in a manger; Sir Christèmas; O little town of Bethlehem; The First Nowell; Nowell sing we; Sans Day Carol; O come all ye faithful; Adam lay ybounden; Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice, Rejoice; The Angel Gabriel; See amid the winter’s snow; The Truth from above; Angels, from the realms of glory; While shepherds watched; Christians Awake!’ Hark! The herald angels sing; We wish you a merry Christmas