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The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a service of Christian worship celebrating the birth of Jesus that is traditionally followed at Christmas. [1]

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Adam lay ybounden

"Adam lay ybounden", originally titled Adam lay i-bowndyn, is a 15th-century macaronic English text of unknown authorship.

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Alexander Goehr

Peter Alexander Goehr (born 10 August 1932) is an English composer and academic.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

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American Public Media

American Public Media (APM) is the second largest producer and distributor of public radio programs in the United States after NPR.

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Angels from the Realms of Glory

"Angels from the Realms of Glory" is a Christmas carol written by Scottish poet James Montgomery.

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Angelus Silesius

Angelus Silesius (9 July 1677), born Johann Scheffler and also known as Johann Angelus Silesius, was a German Catholic priest and physician, known as a mystic and religious poet.

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Anglican church music

Anglican church music is music that is written for Christian worship in Anglican religious services, forming part of the liturgy.

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Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.

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Ante-chapel

The ante-chapel is that portion of a chapel which lies on the western side of the choir screen.

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Anthem

An anthem is a musical composition of celebration, usually used as a symbol for a distinct group, particularly the national anthems of countries.

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Antiphon

An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" and φωνή "voice") is a short chant in Christian ritual, sung as a refrain.

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Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.

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Arthur Henry Mann

Arthur Henry Mann (16 May 1850, Norwich – 19 November 1929, Cambridge) was an English organist and composer of hymn tunes including "Angel's Story" which was originally written for the hymn 'I love to hear the story', but is also sung to the words 'O Jesus, I have promised.' He was most noted for his role as organist and director of music at King's College Chapel, Cambridge from 1876 until 1929, being the founder director of the world famous tradition of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols since its first performance in 1918.

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Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt (born 11 September 1935) is an Estonian composer of classical and religious music.

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Away in a Manger

"Away in a Manger" is a Christmas carol first published in the late nineteenth century and used widely throughout the English-speaking world.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Four

BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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BBC Online

BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.

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BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Two

BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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BBC World Service

The BBC World Service, the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasts radio and television news, speech and discussions in over 30 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, Internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, DAB, FM and MW relays.

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Bertolt Brecht

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956), known professionally as Bertolt Brecht, was a German theatre practitioner, playwright, and poet.

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Bible

The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures that Jews and Christians consider to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans.

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Bidding-prayer

A Bidding-prayer (O. Eng. biddan, "to pray", cf. Ger. beten) is the formula of prayer or exhortation to prayer said during worship in churches of the Anglican Communion.

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Bishop of Edinburgh

The Bishop of Edinburgh is the ordinary of the Scottish Episcopal Diocese of Edinburgh.

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Bishop of Truro

The Bishop of Truro is the ordinary (diocesan bishop) of the Church of England Diocese of Truro in the Province of Canterbury.

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Book of Genesis

The Book of Genesis (from the Latin Vulgate, in turn borrowed or transliterated from Greek "", meaning "Origin"; בְּרֵאשִׁית, "Bərēšīṯ", "In beginning") is the first book of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh) and the Old Testament.

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Boris Ord

Boris Ord (born Bernhard Ord) (9 July 1897 – 30 December 1961) was organist and choirmaster of King's College, Cambridge between 1929 and 1957, save during World War II when he served in the Royal Air Force; Harold Darke deputised during that period.

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Boy soprano

A boy soprano is a young male singer with an unchanged voice in the soprano range.

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Brett Dean

Brett Dean (born 23 October 1961 in Brisbane) is a contemporary Australian composer, violist and conductor.

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Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Cambridge

Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.

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Carl Rütti

Carl Rütti (born March 24, 1949 in Fribourg) is a notable Swiss composer, who has written much choral music.

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Carl Vine

Carl Vine, (born 8 October 1954), is an Australian composer of contemporary classical music.

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Cecil Frances Alexander

Cecil Frances Alexander (April 1818 – 12 October 1895) was a hymnodist and poet.

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Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley (18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, most widely known for writing more than 6,000 hymns.

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Choir (architecture)

A choir, also sometimes called quire, is the area of a church or cathedral that provides seating for the clergy and church choir.

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Choir of King's College, Cambridge

The King's College Choir is a British choir.

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Choral scholar

A choral scholar is a student either at a university or private school who receives a scholarship in exchange for singing in the school or university's choir.

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Christian

A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Christina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas carol

A Christmas carol (also called a noël, from the French word meaning "Christmas") is a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, and which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Clement Paman

Clement Paman (d.1664, Macmillian, 1901) was an English poet and clergyman of the 17th century sometimes associated with the Cavalier Poets in the tradition of Ben Jonson and Thomas Carew.

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Collect

The collect is a short general prayer of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy.

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Cornwall

Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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David Briggs (English musician)

David John Briggs (born November 1, 1962) is an English organist and composer.

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David Willcocks

Sir David Valentine Willcocks (30 December 1919 – 17 September 2015) was a British choral conductor, organist, composer and music administrator.

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Dean (Christianity)

A dean, in a church context, is a cleric holding certain positions of authority within a religious hierarchy.

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Descant

Descant, discant, or can refer to several different things in music, depending on the period in question; etymologically, the word means a voice (cantus) above or removed from others.

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Diana Burrell

Diana Burrell (born 25 October 1948) is an English composer.

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Diane Meredith Belcher

Diane Meredith Belcher (born 1960) is an American concert organist, teacher, and church musician.

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Dominic Muldowney

Dominic Muldowney (born 19 July 1952 in Southampton) is a British composer.

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Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and poet.

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E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come

"E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come" is a 1953 motet composed by Paul Manz with lyrics adapted by Ruth Manz.

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Eastern Orthodox Church

The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.

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Edward White Benson

Edward White Benson (14 July 1829 – 11 October 1896) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1883 until his death.

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Einojuhani Rautavaara

Einojuhani Rautavaara (9 October 1928 – 27 July 2016) was a Finnish composer of classical music.

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Eric Milner-White

Eric Milner Milner-White, (23 April 1884 – 15 June 1963) was a British Anglican priest, academic, and decorated military chaplain.

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Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

"" (lit., "A rose has sprung up"), is a Christmas carol and Marian Hymn of German origin.

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Eton College

Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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Faber and Faber

Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.

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Felix Mendelssohn

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early romantic period.

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Francis Pott (composer)

Francis John Dolben Pott (born 25 August 1957) is a British composer, pianist, senior academic and university administrator.

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Frederick Oakeley

Frederick Oakeley (5 September 1802 – 30 January 1880) was an English Roman Catholic convert, priest, and author.

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G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic.

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Gabriel Jackson (composer)

Gabriel Jackson (born 1962 in Hamilton, Bermuda) is an English composer.

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George Mackay Brown

George Mackay Brown (17 October 1921 – 13 April 1996) was a Scottish poet, author and dramatist, whose work has a distinctly Orcadian character.

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George Szirtes

George Szirtes (born 29 November 1948) is a British poet and translator from the Hungarian language into English.

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George Whitefield

George Whitefield (30 September 1770), also spelled Whitfield, was an English Anglican cleric who was one of the founders of Methodism and the evangelical movement.

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George Wither

George Wither (11 June 1588 O.S. (21 June 1588 NS) – 2 May 1667 O.S. (12 May 1667 NS)) was an English poet, pamphleteer, and satirist.

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Giles Swayne

Giles Oliver Cairnes Swayne (born Hertfordshire, 30 June 1946) is a British composer.

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God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol.

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Gospel of John

The Gospel According to John is the fourth of the canonical gospels.

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Gospel of Luke

The Gospel According to Luke (Τὸ κατὰ Λουκᾶν εὐαγγέλιον, to kata Loukan evangelion), also called the Gospel of Luke, or simply Luke, is the third of the four canonical Gospels.

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Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew (translit; also called the Gospel of Matthew or simply, Matthew) is the first book of the New Testament and one of the three synoptic gospels.

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Groton School

Groton School is a private Episcopal college preparatory boarding school located in Groton, Massachusetts, United States.

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Groton, Massachusetts

Groton is a town in northwestern Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, within the Greater Boston metropolitan area.

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Hanover, New Hampshire

Hanover is a town along the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States.

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 1739 in the collection Hymns and Sacred Poems.

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Harrison Birtwistle

Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle, (born 15 July 1934) is a British composer.

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Henry Gauntlett

Henry John Gauntlett (9 July 1805, in Wellington, Shropshire – 21 February 1876, in London) was an English organist and songwriter known in British music circles for his authorship of a large number of hymns and other pieces for the organ.

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Henry Vaughan

Henry Vaughan (17 April 1621 – 23 April 1695) was a Welsh metaphysical poet, author, translator and physician, who wrote in English.

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Henry VI of England

Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.

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Hieronymus Praetorius

Hieronymus Praetorius (10 August 1560 – 27 January 1629) was a north German composer and organist of the late Renaissance and very early Baroque eras.

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Huw Watkins

Huw Watkins (born 13 July 1976) is a British composer and pianist.

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Hymn

A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.

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I syng of a mayden

"I syng of a mayden" (sometimes titled "As Dewe in Aprille") is a Middle English lyric poem or carol of the 15th century celebrating the Annunciation and the Virgin Birth of Jesus.

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In dulci jubilo

In dulci jubilo ("In sweet rejoicing") is a traditional Christmas carol.

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In the Bleak Midwinter

"In the Bleak Midwinter" is a Christmas carol based on a poem by the English poet Christina Rossetti.

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Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

"Infant Holy, Infant lowly" (known in Polish as "W Żlobie Leży") is a traditional Polish Christmas carol.

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Isaiah

Isaiah (or;; ܐܹܫܲܥܝܵܐ ˀēšaˁyā; Greek: Ἠσαΐας, Ēsaïās; Latin: Isaias; Arabic: إشعيا Ašaʿyāʾ or šaʿyā; "Yah is salvation") was the 8th-century BC Jewish prophet for whom the Book of Isaiah is named.

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James MacMillan

Sir James Loy MacMillan, CBE (born 16 July 1959) is a Scottish classical composer and conductor.

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James Montgomery (poet)

James Montgomery (4 November 1771 – 30 April 1854) was a Scottish-born hymnodist, poet and editor.

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Jesus

Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.

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John Casken

John Casken (born 1949) is an English composer, born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England.

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John Francis Wade

John Francis Wade (1711 – 16 August 1786) was an English hymnist who is sometimes credited with writing and composing the hymn "Adeste Fideles" (which was later translated to "O Come All Ye Faithful"), even though the actual authorship of the hymn remains uncertain.

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John Rutter

John Milford Rutter (born 24 September 1945) is an English composer, conductor, editor, arranger and record producer, mainly of choral music.

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John Tavener

Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protecting Veil, Song for Athene and The Lamb.

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John Taylor (bishop of Winchester)

John Vernon Taylor (11 September 191430 January 2001) was an English bishop and theologian who was the Bishop of Winchester from 1974 to 1984.

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John Woolrich

John Woolrich (born 1954 in Cirencester) is an English composer.

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Jonathan Dove

Jonathan Dove (born 18 July 1959) is an English composer of opera, choral works, plays, films, and orchestral and chamber music.

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Jonathan Harvey (composer)

Jonathan Dean Harvey (3 May 1939 – 4 December 2012) was a British composer.

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Judith Bingham

Judith Bingham is an English composer and mezzo-soprano singer.

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Judith Weir

Judith Weir (born 11 May 1954) is a British composer and Master of the Queen's Music.

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Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin John William Crossley-Holland (born 7 February 1941) is an English translator, children's author and poet.

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King James Version

The King James Version (KJV), also known as the King James Bible (KJB) or simply the Version (AV), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed in 1611.

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King's College Chapel, Cambridge

King's College Chapel is the chapel at King's College in the University of Cambridge.

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King's College, Cambridge

King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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La Nativité du Seigneur

La Nativité du Seigneur (The Nativity of the Lord or The Birth of the Saviour) is a work for organ, written by the French composer Olivier Messiaen in 1935.

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Lancelot Andrewes

Lancelot Andrewes (155525 September 1626) was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, of Ely, and of Winchester and oversaw the translation of the King James Version of the Bible (or Authorized Version).

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lay clerk

A lay clerk, also known as a lay vicar, song man or a vicar choral, is a professional adult singer in an Anglican cathedral and often Roman Catholic Cathedrals in the UK, or (occasionally) collegiate choir in Britain and Ireland.

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Lennox Berkeley

Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley (12 May 190326 December 1989) was an English composer.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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List of carols at the Nine Lessons and Carols, King's College Chapel

This is a list of carols performed at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King's College Chapel, Cambridge.

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Magnificat

The Magnificat (Latin for " magnifies ") is a canticle, also known as the Song of Mary, the Canticle of Mary and, in the Byzantine tradition, the Ode of the Theotokos.

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Mark-Anthony Turnage

Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE (born 10 June 1960) is an English composer of classical music.

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Media in Cornwall

The media in Cornwall has a long and distinct history.

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Messiah

In Abrahamic religions, the messiah or messias is a saviour or liberator of a group of people.

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Michael Berkeley

Michael Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Baron Berkeley of Knighton, (born 29 May 1948) is an English composer and broadcaster on music.

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Michael Hamburger

Michael Hamburger (22 March 1924 – 7 June 2007) was a noted British translator, poet, critic, memoirist and academic.

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National Recording Registry

The National Recording Registry is a list of sound recordings that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States." The registry was established by the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, which created the National Recording Preservation Board, whose members are appointed by the Librarian of Congress.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nicholas Maw

John Nicholas Maw (5 November 1935 – 19 May 2009) was a British composer.

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O Come, All Ye Faithful

"O Come, All Ye Faithful" (originally written in Latin as) is a Christmas carol that has been attributed to various authors, including John Francis Wade (1711–1786), John Reading (1645–1692) and King John IV of Portugal (1604–1656), with the earliest manuscript of the hymn bearing his name, located in the library of the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa.

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Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen (December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist, and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century.

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Once in Royal David's City

Once in Royal David's City is a Christmas carol originally written as a poem by Cecil Frances Alexander.

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Organist

An organist is a musician who plays any type of organ.

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Original sin

Original sin, also called "ancestral sin", is a Christian belief of the state of sin in which humanity exists since the fall of man, stemming from Adam and Eve's rebellion in Eden, namely the sin of disobedience in consuming the forbidden fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Peter Maxwell Davies

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (8 September 1934 – 14 March 2016) was an English composer and conductor.

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Peter Sculthorpe

Peter Joshua Sculthorpe AO OBE (29 April 1929 – 8 August 2014) was an Australian composer.

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Philip Ledger

Sir Philip Stevens Ledger, FRSE CBE (12 December 193718 November 2012) was an English classical musician and academic.

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Piae Cantiones

Piae Cantiones ecclesiasticae et scholasticae veterum episcoporum (in English Pious ecclesiastical and school songs of the ancient bishops) is a collection of late medieval Latin songs first published in 1582.

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Porter (college)

The majority of colleges at the universities of Cambridge, Durham and Oxford, as well as newer collegiate universities such as York and older universities like University of Bristol and St David's College, have members of staff called porters.

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Pro-cathedral

A pro-cathedral is a parish church that is temporarily serving as the cathedral or co-cathedral of a diocese, or has the same function in a Catholic missionary jurisdiction that is not yet entitled to a proper cathedral, such as an apostolic prefecture or apostolic administration.

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Processional hymn

A processional hymn is a chant, hymn or other music sung during the Procession, usually at the start of a Christian service, although occasionally during the service itself.

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Provost (education)

A provost is the senior academic administrator at many institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent of a pro-vice-chancellor at some institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland, or a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at most Australian universities.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.

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Richard Causton (composer)

Richard Causton (born 1971) is an English composer and teacher.

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Richard Rodney Bennett

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (29 March 193624 December 2012) was an English composer of film, TV and concert music, and also a jazz pianist.

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Richard Watson Gilder

Richard Watson Gilder (February 8, 1844 – November 19, 1909) was an American poet and editor.

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Robert Herrick (poet)

Robert Herrick (baptised 24 August 1591 – buried 15 October 1674) was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric.

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Robin Holloway

Robin Greville Holloway (born 19 October 1943) is an English composer, academic and writer.

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Ronald Knox

Ronald Arbuthnott Knox (17 February 1888 – 24 August 1957) was an English Catholic priest, theologian and author of detective stories.

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Russian language

Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

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Somerset Walpole

George Henry Somerset Walpole (9 November 1854 – 4 March 1929), known as Somerset Walpole was an Anglican priest, teacher and author.

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Stained glass

The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.

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Stephen Cleobury

Stephen Cleobury (born 31 December 1948) is an English organist and Director of Music.

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Stephen Paulus

Stephen Paulus (August 24, 1949 – October 19, 2014) was a Grammy winning American composer, best known for his operas and choral music.

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Stephen Plaice

Stephen Plaice (born 9 September 1951) is a UK-based dramatist and scriptwriter who has written extensively for theatre, opera and television.

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Tansy Davies

Tansy Davies (born 29 May 1973, Bristol) is an English composer of contemporary classical music.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Lamb (Tavener)

The Lamb is a choral work by British composer John Tavener composed in 1982.

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The Musical Times

The Musical Times is an academic journal of classical music edited and produced in the United Kingdom and currently the oldest such journal still being published in that country.

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Thea Musgrave

Thea Musgrave CBE (born 27 May 1928) is a Scottish composer of opera and classical music.

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Thomas Adès

Thomas Adès CBE (born 1 March 1971) is a British composer, pianist and conductor.

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Thomas Ravenscroft

Thomas Ravenscroft (– 1635) was an English musician, theorist and editor, notable as a composer of rounds and catches, and especially for compiling collections of British folk music.

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Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.

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Truro Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Truro is a Church of England cathedral in the city of Truro, Cornwall.

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Tudor period

The Tudor period is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603.

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Undergraduate education

Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.

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Unto Us is Born a Son

Puer nobis nascitur, usually translated as Unto Us is Born a Son, is a medieval Christmas carol found in a number of manuscript sources - the 14th-century German Moosburg Gradual and a 15th-century Trier manuscript.

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Walter de la Mare

Walter John de la Mare (25 April 1873 – 22 June 1956) was a British poet, short story writer and novelist.

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William Blake

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Worship

Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_Lessons_and_Carols

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