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Mozart Coronation Mass: Gloria

This video is from the 2012 Easter Day Eucharist, which was broadcast on BBC 2. The Choir sings the Gloria from Mozart's Coronation Mass, written in 1779. David Halls, conductor Daniel Cook, organist

Harris: Behold, the Tabernacle of God

'Behold, the Tabernacle of God' by Sir William H Harris. David Halls, conductor Daniel Cook, organist

Sir Walter Alcock: Sanctus

Sir Walter Alcock's setting of the 'Sanctus'. Alcock was Organist of Salisbury Cathedral between 1917-47.

How do I become a chorister?

Find out about being a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral. The choristers are aged between 8-13 and sing the daily choral services in the Cathedral. They attend Salisbury Cathedral School, one of thirty-nine choir schools in Britain.

Jonathan Dove: Seek him that maketh the seven stars

Taken from the CD recording 'Praise and Thanksgiving', directed by Simon Lole with David Halls (organ). Recorded under the Griffin label.

Samuel Sebastian Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father

Taken from the CD recording 'Best Loved Anthems from Salisbury Cathedral', directed by David Halls with Daniel Cook (organ). Recorded under the Priory label.

Charles Villiers Stanford: Magnificat in G

Taken from the CD recording 'The Virgin Mary's Journey' directed by David Halls with Daniel Cook (organ). Recorded under the Griffin label.

Salisbury Cathedral's Advent Service: From Darkness to Light

The Cathedral’s advent services are an unique blend of theatre and worship, inspired by ancient liturgical and musical traditions. A candlelit procession of thirty two Cathedral choristers accompanied by adult singers, wends its way around the medieval building, pausing amongst the congregation to sing. From the West Gallery high above the nave the sound of the all-women plainsong choir floats above the congregation. A chorister’s solo at the start contrasts with a congregation of nearly two thousand as they give voice to the great Advent hymns.