Enriching Christian worship through music and the arts

A joint project between Cantus Firmus and St Edmundsbury Cathedral's InHarmony poject, these videos have been recorded by Suffolk singers and musicians for churches to use in online Christmas services.

The complete resource can be seen at https://stedscathedral.org/music/inharmony/

Here we present the videos that Cantus Firmus has been involved in producing. If you find them useful you may like to conisder making a donation to our work using the orange Donate button on this page.

LONGING FOR LIGHT

A hymn by Bernadette Farrell, especially suitable for us in Advent. Performed here by the Moore-Smith family from Suffolk, in an arrangement by Richard Hubbard.

CAROL OF THE ADVENT

An anthem from the Iona Community, accompanied by a woodwind quartet.

VENI IMMANUEL

A short response from the Iona Community, suitable for use at the start of an Advent service.

CHRISTMAS ACCLAMATION

A short opening introit for Christmas Day, composed by Richard Hubbard

ADVENT CANDLES TELL THEIR STORY

A new carol to a well-known tune, with a verse for each Sunday of Advent and a final verse for Christmas Day.

1st Sunday of Advent – verse 1

2nd Sunday of Advent – verses 1-2

3rd Sunday of Advent – verses 1-3

4th Sunday of Advent – verses 1-4

Christmas Day – all five verses

THE SILENT NIGHT

A beautiful new Christmas song by Simon Barnett, based on the original words of Silent Night, with an added chorus.

CANDLE CAROL

A new carol by Suffolk composer Alan Bullard, premiered by Cantus Firmus

CHRISTUS NATUS EST

A short opening introit for Christmas services, by Gillian Ramsden

THE HURON CAROL

This traditional Canadian Carol depicts the nativity in themes appropriate for the Huron Indians. This version is arranged and produced by Richard Hubbard, with singers from Cantus Firmus. Picture the scene: a starlit night in the Canadian forests...

Christmas music videos