The Full Works Concert - Tuesday 25 December 2012: Nordoff Robbins

Jane Jones broadcasts a specially-recorded Nordoff Robbins Christmas carol concert.

Classic FM's Christmas Appeal funds Nordoff Robbins music therapy for children as well as a range of other music therapy projects across the UK and we are proud to broadcast this special concert on Christmas day.

Order of Service

Hymn 1: Once in Royal David’s City

Welcome: Revd Dr James Heard

Words: Rachel Verney - Nordoff Robbins Therapist

Hymn 2: O Come All Ye Faithful

Reading 1: Luke ll – Dame Eileen Atkins

Music: The Dragon School
Paul Edwards: No Small Wonder
Benjamin Britten: This Little Babe

Reading 2: Colin Salmon – Talking Turkeys, Benjamin Zephaniah

Hymn 3: Silent Night

Reading 3: Romola Garai – O Simplicitas, Madeleine L’Engle

Music: Laura Wright
Original lyrics Thomas Moore, arranged Patrick Hawes: Stronger As One
Robert Hartshorne: The Last Rose

Reading 4: Ed Speleers  – London Snow by Robert Bridges

Hymn 4: O Little Town of Bethlehem

Reading 4: Elizabeth McGovern – Snow by Emily Dickinson

Hymn 5: Good King Wenceslas

Reading 6: Bill Nighy – Brian’s Nativity Play from Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell

Prayer & Blessing: Rev Dr James Heard

Hymn 6: Hark the Herald

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