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TheMelgund
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TheMelgund

magical well done

news672
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news672

@vipe1987 Did you get to sing the solo at school?

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@JasonKnight1000 Thanks so much for your kind comments about the video. Sadly I accept the quality is poor. Back then my equipment was pretty shaky at best but I wanted to record the music. I actually have the whole service for 2007 but have debated releasing it given the quality problems. The spiritdei channel is where I've posted much higher quality work. Thanks again for your kind comments!

Morten Bunk
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Morten Bunk

@3NUNS Just because I have good taste of music, it gives you no right to swear at me! Loser!

Nicholas Cox
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Nicholas Cox

what a spine tingling first verse that was! well done the young lad

Morten Bunk
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Morten Bunk

who the hell has added the waa-waa effect?!

isthisthewaywego2
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isthisthewaywego2

@jw3901
It's not a school, its a college in Cambridge… I would have thought that if you'd have gone there you'd have known???

HenTheKing
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HenTheKing

Savage!

MandyJMaddison
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MandyJMaddison

I am a person who enjoys contrasts! I enjoy the difference between this soloist's forthright and earnest approach, a little faster than desirable, because he is nervous, but exquisite none the less, and the very careful, delicate and equally exquisite approach of the boy who is recorded in the 2004 clip. The boy who is going to sing the solo is not given prior warning until they are about to go in., so they all have to have it practised up, in case they are chosen.

supportedhousinggrad
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supportedhousinggrad

very tinny.

keblemilkbitch
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keblemilkbitch

@RandomguyX5: 16 true Oxonians out there. Myself included.

thumbs70
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thumbs70

"And he raises children on- to the place where they belong."

Parvez Dewan
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Parvez Dewan

Absolutely divine. As if there is an angel inside the voice of each of those children. We at Wolfson respected King's for its world-beating choir

Parvez Dewan
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Parvez Dewan

Absolutely divine. As if there is an angel inside the voice of each of those children. We at Wolfson respected King's for its world-beating choir

timothyj1966
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timothyj1966

@tcvicesquad this service is wired "live" from England to the world each Christmas Eve… it starts with one solo boys voice no accompaniment …as they process into the Chapel… they do not tell the boy solo who actually sings it until they get ready to enter the chapel… it is such a daunting task…

David White
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David White

@JasonKnight1000 : The ethereal quality of this recording gives it such a realistic effect. If one listened to this by undersea cable – before the days of radio – then it would sound like this !

James Bond Fights (And Other Stuff)
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James Bond Fights (And Other Stuff)

That child looks like he's been possessed by satan himself. Awesome performance though!

brianclough
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brianclough

When I was too young to attend midnight mass, this program was my 'own mass'. A really beautiful event, thanks for the vid.

James Lord
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James Lord

i sang in this

Kristen Esbensen
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Kristen Esbensen

Thank you so much for posting this!!! I wanted to hear this carol today! It's so lovely.

Sofia Myhrman
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Sofia Myhrman

Such a pity with the bad soundquality!

Di Cliff
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Di Cliff

Recording is lousy. Best to go to church on Christmas Eve to hear it sung by a choir. It's a lovely hymn.

squeezle
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squeezle

00:30 and that children is what they mean by raise your eyebrows

Achievement Gap
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Achievement Gap

I heard the Men and Boys' choir at St. Paul's in Cambridge, Massachusetts sing it for Christmas. Beautiful music.

MELANIE BARGE
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MELANIE BARGE

I just joined this wonderful blessed music.  Thank YOU for the help to heal from my husband resent death.Pat

anglianchannel
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anglianchannel

not bad, black children sing so well

James Hunter
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James Hunter

The quality of the recording was a problem, but the quality of the music came through to me.
Once I could sing
My voice would ring
like bells
ding a ling
But now it is quaking
It no longer swells
can no longer fly
in the treble sky
Because it is breaking

john meere
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john meere

Totally gorgeous, utterly self indulgent. I love this.

djBTips
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djBTips

not supposed to take a breath during that first stanza – CITY —- STOOD A

computermaster
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computermaster

I try to remain celibate by listening to this.

Concretecanvas1
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Concretecanvas1

I remember singing the solo of this at my school ^.^ Still can, aged 18 😀

Nicholas Cox
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Nicholas Cox

stunning solo at the start. well done that lad.

Horrible Histories is the best
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Horrible Histories is the best

well he looks very formal

Merriman McDonald
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Merriman McDonald

He's GOT to be British because usually in British churches it's usually just boys that sing this stuff there are alumni boys in the back

Sadie Simmons
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Sadie Simmons

IS he British?

Sadie Simmons
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Sadie Simmons

he loooks soo nervous**no** he looks like he's going to pop. If I had to sing a solo in my kid's chior(Im in a kids chior) I'd be dead

David Ramsey
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David Ramsey

@vipe1987 Do you mean "mad" in the sense of "crazy" or in the sense of "angry"?

David Devors
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David Devors

@lotus49a good luck to him ! It's a wonderful carol.

Altatrinitabeata
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Altatrinitabeata

@JasonKnight1000 You want a good image and sound quality for this famous
choir ? Visit my channel please…:)