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Part of the work included the building of a new west-end gallery for the choir and the new organ, built by J.W. Walker. The instrument has 40 stops, three manuals, and mechanical action throughout.
The architect was David Graebe, and the consultant, Nicholas Kynaston.St. Chads Cathedral was the first Catholic cathedral to be built in this country after the Reformation. It was designed by the architect Augutus Welby Pegin, and completed in 1841.
A soaring interior is complemented by some outstanding 19th century windows, and older furnishings brought from Europe by Pugin. The cathedral was raised to the status of Minor Basilica to mark the centenary, and underwent extensive restoration at its 150th anniversary.
|1||04:00||Once in royal David’s city||H. J. Gauntlett|
|2||02:38||Gabriel’s message||Trad. D. Willcocks|
|3||01:23||In dulci jubilo BWV608||J. S. Bach|
|4||02:08||Quem pastores||14th-Century German|
|5||02:11||All the skies tonight aing o’er us||J. G. Ebeling|
|6||03:03||The truth from above||R. Vaughan Williams|
|7||03:43||Angels we have heard on high||French Noel|
|8||02:35||Love came down at Christmas||J. Rutter|
|9||04:20||A Babe is born||W. Mathias|
|10||03:18||Come thou redeemer||Trad. German Melody|
|11||04:20||In the bleak midwinter||H. Darke|
|12||03:00||The holly and the ivy||W. Davies|
|13||02:20||I sing of a maiden||L. Berkeley|
|14||02:24||There is no rose||J. Joubert|
|15||02:24||I saw three ships||arr. A. Carter|
|16||02:54||Come to the manger||S. P. Waddington|
|17||02:34||In dulci jubilo BWV729||J. S. Bach|
|18||02:44||Silent night||M. Sargent|
|19||04:08||Adeste fideles||Anon. 18th-Century|