“A Christmas Carol” Carols & Readings for Christmas


Compact disc

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Choir of Rochester Cathedral
Gearld Dickens (narator); William Whitehead (Organ)

Gerald Dickens is not only the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens but a full-time actor as well.
He has been giving dramatic readings of Dickens’s work since 1993, the 150th anniversary of A Christmas Carol.

1 Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
2 A spotless rose
3 Of the Father’s heart begotten
4 Reading: A Christmas Dinner from Sketches by Boz
5 Sussex Carol
6 O come, O come, Emmanuel
7 Adam lay y-bounden
8 Organ: Fiat lux
9 Bethlehem Down
10 A Child is born in Bethlehem
11 Reading: Christmas from The Pickwick Papers
12 Good King Wenceslas
13 Organ: La nativité
14 People, look East
15 What sweeter music can we bring
16 Reading: Blindman’s Buff from A Christmas Carol
17 Away in a manger
18 God rest you merry, gentlemen
19 Out of your sleep arise and wake
20 Reading: The end of it from A Christmas Carol
21 Make we joy now in this fest