Yale Schola Cantorum | Once in Royal David’s City (arr. James O’Donnell)

December 17, 2020

Yale Schola Cantorum presents “Once in Royal David’s City,” the second of our series of Lessons and Carols, prefaced by a reflection from Cathy George of Yale Divinity School and Berkeley Divinity School. You can find the release schedule and read more at https://ism.yale.edu/news/series-lessons-and-carols-yale-schola-cantorum

Spoken word: Cathy George, Yale Divinity School and Berkeley Divinity School

“Once in Royal David’s City”
Words by Cecil Frances Alexander
Melody by Henry John Gauntlett
Harmonization by Arthur Henry Mann
Verses 3 & 6 arranged by James O’Donnell

Yale Schola Cantorum
David Hill, Principal Conductor
Soloist: Emily Helferty, mezzo-soprano
Clara Gerdes, organ