A Tudor Christmas would have probably featured as much singing as we have today, if not more, and surprisingly many of the carols would have been the same: In Dulci Jubilo, The Coventry Carol, Gabriel’s message were among the yuletide hits that would have resounded through Tudor era churches.
In this episode of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb finds out more from Lisa Colton, Professor of Musicology and Head of the Department of Music at the University of Liverpool.
Pastime with Good Company performed by Jay Britton
There Is No Rose of Such Virtue performed by Guildford Cathedral Choir
This Is The Record of John performed by Guildford Cathedral Choir
Marvel Not, Joseph performed by University of Surrey Chamber Choir
This episode was edited by Aidan Lonergan & Joseph Knight, and produced by Elena Guthrie & Rob Weinberg.
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