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Classic Christmas Carols

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/24/2008
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099951508623
  • Catalog Number: 15086
  • Sales rank: 15,551

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Once in Royal David's City (5:15)
  2. 2 Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French) (2:19)
  3. 3 O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fidelis) (4:47)
  4. 4 The Holly and the Ivy (English) (3:09)
  5. 5 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh (4:08)
  6. 6 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night) (3:04)
  7. 7 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel) (2:50)
  8. 8 In the Bleak Midwinter (4:23)
  9. 9 God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English) (3:35)
  10. 10 The Lamb, for chorus (3:29)
  11. 11 Angels From the Realms Of Glory (2:38)
  12. 12 Adam Lay Y-Bounden, carol (1:08)
  13. 13 The Three Kings (2:42)
  14. 14 I Saw A Maiden (Basque) (3:03)
  15. 15 Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (Whence is that goodly fragrance?) (Fr (4:18)
  16. 16 Quem pastores laudavere (Hohenfurth Manuscript, 1410) (1:57)
  17. 17 Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (English) (1:53)
  18. 18 A Maiden Most Gentle (French) (2:47)
  19. 19 A Spotless Rose, for chorus (3:06)
  20. 20 Sans Day Carol (3:01)
  21. 21 I Wonder as I Wander (3:08)
  22. 22 The Cherry Tree Carol (1:51)
  23. 23 I Sing of a Maiden for 2 voices & piano (2:28)
  24. 24 Gabriel's Message (Basque) (2:33)
  25. 25 Personent Hodie (On this day Earth shall ring) (Piae Cantiones) (2:41)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The First Nowell (English) (4:54)
  2. 2 In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones) (3:25)
  3. 3 O Little Town of Bethlehem (3:28)
  4. 4 I Saw Three Ships (1:43)
  5. 5 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear (3:31)
  6. 6 Away in a manger (Tune: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22) (2:06)
  7. 7 Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night") (1:52)
  8. 8 O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, emmanuel), carol (3:30)
  9. 9 Myn Lyking (3:18)
  10. 10 Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (The Apple Tree Carol) (2:28)
  11. 11 All my heart this night rejoices, hymn (2:02)
  12. 12 Dormi Jesu (The Virgin's Cradle Hymn) (4:26)
  13. 13 Riu, Riu, Chiu (2:00)
  14. 14 O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild (O Little One Sweet), carol (NEH No. 31 (1:51)
  15. 15 Shepherd's Cradle Song (3:38)
  16. 16 How Far Is It to Bethlehem? (Children's Song of the Nativity) (Tune: St (2:13)
  17. 17 The Truth From Above (2:08)
  18. 18 Up! Good Christian Folk, and Listen (Piae cantiones) (1:15)
  19. 19 Remember, O thou man (from Melismata, 1611) (3:17)
  20. 20 Quittez pasteurs (O come away ye shepherds) (French) (3:38)
  21. 21 The Lord at first did Adam make (3:15)
  22. 22 The Infant King (Basque) (3:16)
  23. 23 Ein Kind geborn zu Bethleham (2:28)
  24. 24 And All in the Morning ("On Christmas Day"), carol for chorus or voice (2:16)
  25. 25 Of the Father's heart begotten (A Christmas Procession) (5:05)
  26. 26 In dulci jubilo (II), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 729 (BC K115) (2:43)
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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
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 Jr. Composer
Charles MacPherson Arranger
Paul Gerhardt Text
Arthur Oldham Composer
Mrs. C. F. Alexander Text
Thomas Armstrong Arranger
R. F. Davis translation
W. T. Brooke 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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