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Choir of Clare College
Veni Emmanuel

Veni, veni Emmanuel
Antiphon I: O Sapientia
The fear of the Lord
Antiphon II: O Adonai
O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel
Antiphon III: O Radix Jesse
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Antiphon IV: O Clavis David
Audivi vocem de caelo
Antiphon V: O Oriens
Hymn to the Creator of Light
Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern
Christus: Say, where is He born
There shall a star from Jacob
Antiphon VI: O Rex Gentium
Bethlehem Down
I sing of a maiden
Antiphon VII: O Emmanuel
God Is With Us
Antiphon VIII: O Virgo Virginum
All-Night Vigil, Op.37: VI: Bogoroditse Dyevo
Gloucester Service: Magnificat
O come, O come, Emmanuel

The familiar hymn Veni Emmanuel is emblematic of the Advent season - a period of reflection upon the meaning of Christ's coming. Framing this program by the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, directed by Graham Ross, the hymn paraphrases the great 'O' Antiphons (plainchant settings traditionally sung on the days leading up to Christmas), complemented here by later works echoing their rich imagery and symbolism.

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Choral | Mixed | England

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