Inter-church choirs in Ipswich,
Bury St Edmunds and Colchester
Video resources for online worship
St Edmundsbury Cathedral's InHarmony project has been working with a number of churches and groups across Suffolk, including Cantus Firmus, to produce a set of music videos for churches to use in online Christmas services.
The complete resource can be seen at
Here we present the videos that Cantus Firmus has been involved in producing.
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.
A short response from the Iona Community, suitable for use at the start of an Advent service.
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.
THE SILENT NIGHT
A beautiful new Christmas song by Simon Barnett, based on the original words of Silent Night, with an added chorus.
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...