additional music and most recent pictures for the Mystery Plays book

For the performances on 12th and 13th July, the Lincoln Mystery Plays 2012 company will be joined by Diocese of Lincoln Ladies’ Choir, directed by Steven Maxson, performing:

Adam lay y-bounden from Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten.

This is the truth sent from above – Somerset carol, arranged Rosemary Field.  

The Angel Gabriel from heaven came – Basque Noel, arranged Rosemary Field.

An upper room did our Lord prepare – Waly Waly folktune, arranged Rosemary Field 

It is a thing most wonderful – John Ireland [an emotional piece picturing the soul viewing the Crucifixion]

Exsultet – Easter vigil proclamation – plainsong – solo [ancient text from the Easter vigil liturgy]

Ascendit Deus – plainsong – schola (small group, unison) 

With just over two weeks to go, the pages of the book, like the rehearsals, are nearing completion:

Adam_and_eveAndyHeaven_and_earthHeidiJames_Jane_Last_supper_LazarusLizMark_Mary_and_jesusMassacre_of_innocentsNicolaRachelRebeccaRessurection

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