JOHN RUTTER (b. 1945)
1  What sweeter music 4:35
  For Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge  
  Andante tranquillo  
 John Challenger organ
   
  TRADITIONAL FRENCH
2  Noel nouvelet 3:36
  Arranged by Stephen Jackson (b. 1951)  
  For the Choir of St Peter ad Vincula, H.M. Tower of London  
  Julius Foo treble  
  Moderato - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I  
 John Challenger organ
   
 JAMES BURTON (b. 1974)
3  Balulalow 2:25
  Gentle  
   
 WILLIAM MATHIAS (1934-1992)
4  A babe is born, Op. 55 3:24
  Giocosos, alla danza  
 John Challenger organ
 HAROLD DARKE (1888-1976)
5  In the bleak mid-winter 4:46
  To M.A.C.  
  Julian Gregory tenor  
  Moderato e tranquillo  
 John Challenger organ
  TRADITIONAL FRENCH
6  Ding! dong! merrily on high 2:48
  Arranged by Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)  
  For the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Craig Jessop, Music Director  
  Freddie James second organ part  
  Quickly, with articulation  
 John Challenger organ
   
 ELIZABETH POSTON (1905-1987)
7  Jesus Christ the apple tree 3:16
  TRADITIONAL ENGLISH
8  I saw three ships 2:02
  Arranged by Philip Marshall (1921-2005)  
  To K.J.  
  Allegro ritmico  
 John Challenger organ
 RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT (b. 1936)
9  Out of your sleep 1:44
  For Michael Nicholas and the Choir of St Matthew's Church, Northampton  
  Allegro fluente - Poco sostenuto e tranquillo  
 PETER WARLOCK (1894-1930)
10  Benedicamus Domino 1:25
  Quick  
   
 JOHN JOUBERT (b. 1927)
11  There is no rose 2:47
  Andantino semplice - Poco più lento - Lento  
   
  TRADITIONAL ENGLISH
12  Tomorrow shall be my dancing day 2:00
  Arranged by Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)  
  Allegretto  
 MATTHEW MARTIN (b. 1976)
13  Adam lay ybounden 3:13
  Calm and unhurried  
   
  MATHEO FLECHA THE ELDER (attrib.) (?1481-?1553)
14  Riu, riu, chiu 2:37
  Huw Leslie baritone (verse 2)  
  Henry Neill baritone (verse 3)  
  Basil MacDonald bass (verse 4)  
  Geoffrey Clapham bass (verse 5)  
  Brisk and firm  
   
  TRADITIONAL ENGLISH
15  O little town of Bethlehem 3:42
  Arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Sir Thomas Armstrong (1898-1994) (descant in last verse)  
 John Challenger organ
  TRADITIONAL GERMAN
16  Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen 2:54
  Arranged by Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) (verse 1) and Donald Cashmore (b. 1926)  
  Sostenuto - Meno mosso - Più animato  
 CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON (b. 1936)
17  Make we joy 2:09
  Lively  
   
 FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
18  Hark! the herald angels sing 3:15
  Last verse arranged by Christopher Robinson  
 John Challenger organ
 JOHN TAVENER (b. 1944)
19  The lamb 3:50
  For Simon's third birthday  
  With extreme tenderness, flexible, always guided by the words - Poco meno mosso - A tempo, moving forward - Poco meno mosso  
 MICHAEL FINNISSY (b. 1946)
premiere recording
20  Telling 4:06
  Peter Hicks treble  
  Slowly, gently  
 KENNETH LEIGHTON (1929-1988)
21  Coventry Carol 3:17
  Julius Foo treble  
  Andante (cullante) - Un poco più mosso, più liberamente - Più mosso, agitato - Tempo I  
  TRADITIONAL ENGLISH
22  On Christmas night 2:03
  (Sussex Carol)  
  Arranged by Sir Philip Ledger (b. 1937)  
  Brightly  
 John Challenger organ
 FRANZ XAVER GRUBER (1787-1863)
23  Silent night 3:13
  Arranged by Sir Philip Ledger  
  Peacefully  
 JOHN FRANCIS WADE (1711/12-1786)
24  O come, all you faithful 4:02
  Arranged by Sir David Willcocks  
 John Challenger organ
   
 Andrew Nethsingha
  14-16 January 2011