CD Recordings

Faith in the City (2019)

The fourth album recorded by the cathedral choir since Season of Love, its last album in 2006. Besides a musical celebration of the cathedral anniversary year and the Anglican choral tradition, this programme focuses on music that has a strong connection with St John’s past and present.

1. Servants of God's holy Church - Peter Yue
2. University Anthem - Denman Fuller
3. O God, our help in ages past - arr. by Lindsay Lafford
4. Fugue in E flat major ‘St Anne’ - Johann Sebastian Bach
5-10. Messe Solennelle - Louis Vierne
11. O thou, the central orb - Charles Wood
12. Greater love hath no man - John Ireland
13. Christus factus est - Lau Yik Long
14. Te Deum laudamus in B-flat - Charles Villiers Stanford
15. Jubilate Deo - William Walton

Christmas CD

  1. O Come, O Come Emmanuel - arr: Alice Parker/Robert Shaw
  2. Adam Lay Ybounden - Peter Warlock
  3. O Magnum Mysterium - T.L. de Victoria
  4. In the Bleak Mid-Winter - Harold Darke
  5. Away in a Manger - W.J. Kirkpatrick/ arr: P. Ledger
  6. The Three Kings - Peter Cornelius
  7. O Leave Your Sheep - French Carol/arr: C. H. Kitson
  8. The Crown of Roses (The Legend) - P. I. Tchaikovsky
  9. A Spotless Rose - Herbert Howells
  10. Organ Voluntary - In Dulci Jubilo - J.S. Bach
  11. Make We Joye - Peter Aston
  12. Silent Night - Franz Gruber/arr: Donald Cashmore
  13. The Truth Sent From Above - arr: R. Vaughan Williams
  14. Sussex Carol - English Traditional/arr: David Willcocks
  15. King Jesus Hath a Garden - Dutch Traditional/arr: John Rutter
  16. Midnight Stars Make Bright the Skies - Chinese Traditional/arr: Peter Yue
  17. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Mendelssohn/ descant arr: David Willcocks
  18. The Holly and the Ivy - English Traditional/arr: Walford Davies
  19. O Come, All Ye Faithful - 18th Century Anonymous/descant arr: David Willcocks


Faith, Hope, Love

  1. O Lord Increase Our Faith – Henry Loosemore
  2. Golden Breaks The Dawn – Te-Ngai Hu, Bliss Waint
  3. Turn Thee Unto Me, O Lord – William Boyce
  4. Give Us The Wings of Faith – Ernest Bullock
  5. Be Thou My Vision, O Lord of My Heart – Irish Traditional Melody
  6. O for a Closer Walk with God – Charles Villiers Stanford
  7. Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer – John Hughes
  8. Psalm 46 – God is Our Hope and Strength – Chant from Martin Luther
  9. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds – A R Reinagle (descant by Raymond Fu)
  10. Thine Be The Glory, Risen Conquering Son – G F Handel
  11. The Lord is My Shepherd – John Rutter
  12. If Ye Love Me – Thomas Tallis
  13. Beati Quorum Via – Charles Villiers Stanford
  14. Love Divine, All Loves Excelling – William P Rowlands
  15. Come Down, O Love Divine – R Vaughan Williams (descant by Peter Yue)
  16. My Soul, There is a Country – C Hubert H Parry
  17. Greater Love Hath No Man – John Ireland
  18. The Lord Bless You and Keep You – John Rutter


Season of Love

  1. Ding dong! Merrily on high – harmonized by Charles Wood
  2. Once in Royal David’s City – H.J.Gauntlett (descant by David Willcocks)
  3. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree – Elizabeth Poston
  4. Hódie Christus natus est – Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
  5. In dulci jubilo – arr: R.L.Pearsall
  6. Little Town of Bethlehem – arr: R Vaughan Williams (descant by Thomas Armstrong)
  7. A Hymn to the Virgin – Benjamin Britten
  8. Did Mary know? – Richard E. Averre
  9. The First Nowell – arr: David Willcocks
  10. He is born – arr: Roger Wagner
  11. Organ Voluntary – arr: Herbert Sumsion
  12. Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen – arr: Michael Praetorius (v.1) and Donald Cashmore (v.2 & 3)
  13. Sing Lullaby – arr: Edgar Pettman
  14. Candlelight Carol – John Rutter
  15. There is no rose of such virtue – John Joubert
  16. The Moon and Stars of Christmas Eve – Bliss Wiant (sung in Cantonese)
  17. Quittez Pasteurs – arr: John Rutter
  18. Three Kings of Orient – John Henry Hopkins
  19. Remember O Thou Man – Bob Chilcott
  20. Season of Love – Chan Wing Wah (Premiere Recording)