Advent 2012: "On Jordan's Bank, the Baptist's Cry" — Choir of Wells Cathedral

The Choir of Wells Cathedral, under the direction of Malcolm Archer, perform the Advent hymn 'On Jordan's Bank, the Baptist's Cry' to the tune of 'Winchester New.' The text of the hymn recalls the birth of John the Baptist and his message of the Greater One who would, come Christmas, follow after him.

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On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
Announces that the Lord is nigh;
Awake and