Tag Archives: Christmas music

Singing at the UL

In 1991, thirty years ago, the UL Choir was established. It was first conducted by Mary Halloran, then working in the Music Department at the UL, then Jeremy Wong took over. Tim Penton and Lucas Elkin swapped with each other … Continue reading

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The song of Tiny Tim

What do you usually buy for Christmas? High on my list of presents for friends is the gift that I most like to receive myself – books. The Christmas period is one of the busiest times of the year for … Continue reading

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The shipping forecast

Here in the Music Department, we were discussing Christmas traditions – Kate, who has spent time in Holland told us about Sinterklaas, Anna, originally from Belgium, then expanded on that. Sinterklaas traditionally arrives on a ship, along with his helpers … Continue reading

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Odd bedfellows

I came across a thread on a Facebook group recently which threw up a fascinating story quite unexpectedly.¬†One of the members of the group was looking for alternative settings of hymns and canticles to unexpected tunes. One of my particular … Continue reading

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Nowel Nowel

A few weeks ago I was trying to sort out the blogging rota. As the MusiCB3 bloggers headed off for their Christmas breaks I was left with the¬†Yuletide blog that will take us into the New Year. I thought I … Continue reading

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