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Classic Christmas Carols

Classic Christmas Carols

by Choir of King's College, Cambridge
     
 
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge has always been synonymous with Christmas -- from the yearly television broadcast of their Lessons and Carols service to their numerous best-selling albums of Christmas songs and masses. EMI Classics is proud to present a 2-CD compilation of their greatest Christmas carol recordings -- just in time for the holidays!

Overview

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge has always been synonymous with Christmas -- from the yearly television broadcast of their Lessons and Carols service to their numerous best-selling albums of Christmas songs and masses. EMI Classics is proud to present a 2-CD compilation of their greatest Christmas carol recordings -- just in time for the holidays!

Product Details

Release Date:
11/24/2008
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099951508623
catalogNumber:
15086

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Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Once in Royal David's City
  2. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  3. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fidelis)
  4. The Holly and the Ivy (English)
  5. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh
  6. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
  7. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)
  8. In the Bleak Midwinter
  9. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
  10. The Lamb, for chorus
  11. Angels From the Realms Of Glory
  12. Adam Lay Y-Bounden, carol
  13. The Three Kings
  14. I Saw A Maiden (Basque)
  15. Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (Whence is that goodly fragrance?) (Fr
  16. Quem pastores laudavere (Hohenfurth Manuscript, 1410)
  17. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (English)
  18. A Maiden Most Gentle (French)
  19. A Spotless Rose, for chorus
  20. Sans Day Carol
  21. I Wonder as I Wander
  22. The Cherry Tree Carol
  23. I Sing of a Maiden for 2 voices & piano
  24. Gabriel's Message (Basque)
  25. Personent Hodie (On this day Earth shall ring) (Piae Cantiones)

Disc 2

  1. The First Nowell (English)
  2. In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
  3. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  4. I Saw Three Ships
  5. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  6. Away in a manger (Tune: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)
  7. Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
  8. O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, emmanuel), carol
  9. Myn Lyking
  10. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (The Apple Tree Carol)
  11. All my heart this night rejoices, hymn
  12. Dormi Jesu (The Virgin's Cradle Hymn)
  13. Riu, Riu, Chiu
  14. O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild (O Little One Sweet), carol (NEH No. 31
  15. Shepherd's Cradle Song
  16. How Far Is It to Bethlehem? (Children's Song of the Nativity) (Tune: St
  17. The Truth From Above
  18. Up! Good Christian Folk, and Listen (Piae cantiones)
  19. Remember, O thou man (from Melismata, 1611)
  20. Quittez pasteurs (O come away ye shepherds) (French)
  21. The Lord at first did Adam make
  22. The Infant King (Basque)
  23. Ein Kind geborn zu Bethleham
  24. And All in the Morning ("On Christmas Day"), carol for chorus or voice
  25. Of the Father's heart begotten (A Christmas Procession)
  26. In dulci jubilo (II), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 729 (BC K115)

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Primary Artist,Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Stephen Varcoe   Baritone (Vocal)
David Willcocks   Conductor
Philip Ledger   Conductor
John Barnes Wells   Organ
Stephen Cleobury   Conductor
Bob Chilcott   Tenor (Vocal)
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble   Ensemble
Benjamin Bayl   Organ
Francis Grier   Organ
Julian Perkins   Baritone (Vocal)
Philip Jones   Ensemble
Thomas Bullard   Baritone (Vocal)
Thomas Trotter   Organ
Gareth Morrell   Baritone (Vocal)
Ian Hare   Organ
John Wells   Organ

Technical Credits

Rutland Boughton   Composer
Peter Cornelius   Composer,Text
Gustav Holst   Arranger
Herbert Howells   Composer
Felix Mendelssohn   Composer
Thomas Ravenscroft   Composer
John Rutter   Arranger,Composer
Samuel Scheidt   Composer
John Stainer   Arranger
Arthur Sullivan   Arranger
Ralph Vaughan Williams   Arranger,Composer
Peter Warlock   Composer
John Jacob Niles   Composer,Text
William Blake   Text
John Tavener   Composer
Mateo Flecha   Composer
Franz Gruber   Composer
William James Kirkpatrick   Composer,translation
Ivor Atkins   Arranger
Johann Sebastian Bach   Arranger,Composer
Andrew Carter   Arranger,Text
Edgar Pettman   Arranger
David Willcocks   Arranger,translation,Text
Philip Ledger   Arranger
Robert Lucas Pearsall   Arranger,translation
Charles Wesley   Text
William Thomas Brooke   translation
J.M. Neale   translation
Frederick Oakeley   translation
Elizabeth Poston   Composer
Catherine Winkworth   Text Translation
John Francis Wade   Composer
George Ratcliffe Woodward   Text
Richard Storrs Willis   Composer
Joseph Mohr   translation
H.N. Bate   translation
Christina Rossetti   Text
Nahum Tate   Text
Cecil Frances Alexander   Text
Phillips Brooks   Text
Frances Chesterton   Text
Samuel Taylor Coleridge   Text
Harold Darke   Composer
Henry Walford Davies   Arranger,Composer
Boris Ord   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Patrick Lee Hadley   Composer
John Henry Hopkins   Composer
Charles MacPherson   Arranger
Paul Gerhardt   Text
Arthur Oldham   Composer
Mrs. C. F. Alexander   Text
Thomas Armstrong   Arranger
R. F. Davis   translation
James Montgomery   Text
Richard Runciman Terry   Composer
Arthur Henry Mann   Arranger
Edmund H. Sears   Text
Sabine Baring-Gould   Text
A. Foxton Fergusson   translation
Philips Brooks   Text
Patrick Hadley   Composer
R.F. Davis   translation
A.B. Ramsay   translation
Andrew Stewart   Liner Notes
W. H. Cummings   Arranger
Johann Georg Ebeling   Composer
Juan del Encina   Text
Geoffrey Shaw   Composer

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