Lichfield Cathedral Choir Advent Quiz 2017

Star of Wonder @ Lichfield Cathedral, 2017 After 22 days of astral music, the 2017 #AdventQuiz is over. For those that found certain days a challenge, we only received two correct entries on Day 16, and nine each on days 3, 17 and 22. The easiest day was day 2 with 31 correct entries.

Although there were a group of dedicated individuals who entered every day, only one person succeeded in getting all 22 correct. So this year's outright winner is Dan Soper. Second place (with a score of 20) is split three ways between David Noble, Gilly French and Stephen Harrison. Honourable mentions go to those scoring 19: David Barton, Gary Cole, Nigel Argust and Patsy Howes. The daily winners, picked at random, are listed below.

The pictures can still be accessed through the introduction page and they are now captioned with the answers; all the answers, with a daily winner picked at random from the correct entries, are listed below.

  1. 03 December: Angels from the realms of glory - French traditional, arr. Martin Shaw Winner: Robert Bowles
  2. 04 December: The three kings - Peter Cornelius, arr. Watkins Shaw (& Ben Lamb) Winner: Davide Mutti
  3. 05 December: Sing Lulluby/Basque noel - Basque traditional, arr. Richard Shephard Winner: David Barton
  4. 06 December: When Jesus our Lord (from Christus) - Felix Mendelssohn Winner: Stephen Harrison
  5. 07 December: Personent Hodie - German 1360, arr. Gustav Holst Winner: David Noble
  6. 08 December: We three kings - John Henry Hopkins Winner: Gilly French
  7. 09 December: Away in a manger - William J Kirkpatrick, arr. David Willcocks Winner: Gary Cole
  8. 10 December: Quelle est cette odeur - French traditional, arr. David Willcocks Winner: Dan Soper
  9. 11 December: O little town of Bethlehem - English traditional, harmonised by Ralph Vaughan Williams Winner: Ruth Barker
  10. 12 December: See amid the winter's snow - John Goss, arr. David Willcocks Winner: Stephen Nichols
  11. 13 December: In dulci jubilo - German, arr. Robert Lucas Pearsall Winner: Emma Boden
  12. 14 December: Shepherd's Pipe Carol - John Rutter Winner: Virginia Knight
  13. 15 December: Conditor Alme (Creator of the starry height/stars of night) - plainsong Winner: Harriet Mountford
  14. 16 December: Bethlehem Down - Peter Warlock Winner: Alex Coles
  15. 17 December: The first nowell - English traditional, arr. David Willcocks Winner: Patsy Howes
  16. 18 December: Once in royal David's city - Henry John Gauntlett, descant verse arr. Ben Lamb Winner: Nigel Argust
  17. 19 December: Tribus miraculis - Luca Marenzio Winner: Peter Parshall
  18. 20 December: O come, all ye faithful - John Francis Wade Winner: Paul Hammond
  19. 21 December: Videntes stellam - Francis Poulenc Winner: David Werry
  20. 22 December: Ave Maris Stella - Edvard Grieg Winner: Kathe Wright Kaufman
  21. 23 December: Hymne a la Vierge - Pierre Villette Winner: Mark Mawhinney
  22. 24 December: One star - Malcolm Archer Winner: Maks Adach

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