A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28, is a choral piece by Benjamin Britten, scored for three-part treble chorus, solo voices, and harp. Written for Christmas, it consists of eleven movements, with text from The English Galaxy of Shorter Poems, edited by Gerald Bullett; it is in Middle English. The piece was written in 1942 while Britten was at sea, going from the United States to England.
The following recordings are from a performance which took place on December 20, 2015, and featured the RPC Choir and harpist Kristan Toczko under the direction of Dr. Allan Bevan.
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2. Welcum Yole!
3. There is no Rose
4a. That Yonge Child
Soloist: Rebecca Genge
Soloist: Hannah Tarder-Stoll
5. As Dew In Aprille
6. This Little Babe
7. Interlude -- Kirstan Toczko, harp
8. In Freezing Winter Night
Soloists: Nancy Olfert, Joseph Lévesque
9. Spring Carol
Soloists: Rebecca Genge, Alessia Naccarato