This set includes an audio-only CD recording of the reconstruction of the first 1880 service, a documentary about the history of the service in Truro, presented by Jeremy Summerly, and a full DVD Video recording of the Nine Lessons service as it took place on December 23, 2014 in Truro Cathedral. Featuring the Truro Cathedral Choir, organist Luke Bond, director Christopher Gray, and the presenter Jeremy Summerly. Contents: DVD Video: The complete 2014 Truro Nine Lessons and Carols Service filmed live on December 23, 2014 Carols Sung by Truro Cathedral Choir: I wonder as I wander – Philip Stopford  The truth from above – Ralph Vaughan Williams What sweeter music – John Rutter The Salutation Carol – Russell Pacoe There is no rose – John Joubert Quem pastores – arr Nigel Short In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke I saw three ships – arr Philip Marshall Congregational Carols:  Once in royal David’s city Of the Father’s heart begotten O little town of Bethlehem Organ Voluntaries: In dulci jubilo BWV 729 – Johann Sebastian Bach Vom Himmel hoch – Garth Edmunson DVD Extra Features:  Documentary ‘The Story of Nine Lessons and Carols’, presented by Jeremy Summerly, charting the history of the Nine Lessons and Carols from its inception in 1880 by the first Bishop of Truro, Edward White Benson, to the present day in Truro Cathedral. Interviews with former Directors of Music at Truro Cathedral David Briggs, Andrew Nethsingha, and Robert Sharpe. Audio CD: Audio recording of the reconstruction of the first Nine Lessons with Carols Festal Service for Christmas Eve, 1880 Carols sung by Truro Cathedral Choir: The Lord at first had Adam make Good Christian men, rejoice The First Nowell For unto us a child is born- Handel Bethlehem of noblest cities There were shepherd abiding in the field/Glory to God- Handel I come, all ye faithful (as sung in Truro, 1880)  Once again, O blessed time Hallelujah – Handel Organ Voluntary: Sonata No 3 in A major (1st movement)- Mendelssohn

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