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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099970516227
  • Catalog Number: 5162


Disc 1
  1. 1 The First Nowell (4:56)
  2. 2 Away in a manger (2:09)
  3. 3 Up! good Christian folk and listen (1:18)
  4. 4 O little town of Bethlehem (3:31)
  5. 5 I sing of a maiden (2:31)
  6. 6 A Spotless Rose (3:10)
  7. 7 Once in Royal David's City (5:12)
  8. 8 O come, O come, Emmanuel (3:33)
  9. 9 The Holly and the Ivy (3:10)
  10. 10 Silent Night (3:06)
  11. 11 While shepherds watched (Este's Psalter 1592) (2:53)
  12. 12 It came upon the midnight clear (3:32)
  13. 13 The Lord at first did Adam make (3:17)
  14. 14 Hark! the herald angels sing (4:10)
  15. 15 The Little Drummer Boy (2:41)
  16. 16 El niño querido (2:47)
  17. 17 The Gift (Simple Gifts) (2:09)
  18. 18 Maria Wiegenlied (2:27)
  19. 19 Go tell it on the mountain (3:29)
  20. 20 Joy to the World (1:56)
  21. 21 Shepherd's Pipe Carol (2:54)
  22. 22 Infant holy, infant lowly (3:15)
  23. 23 I saw three ships (2:05)
  24. 24 Nativity Carol (4:10)
  25. 25 The Coming of our King (2:40)
Disc 2
  1. 1 God rest you merry gentlemen (2:14)
  2. 2 Good King Wenceslas (2:28)
  3. 3 We Three Kings of Orient Are (3:07)
  4. 4 Angels from the realm of Glory (3:09)
  5. 5 As with gladness men of old (2:29)
  6. 6 Tochter Zion, freue dich (3:07)
  7. 7 Zu Bethlehem geboren (1:54)
  8. 8 Coventry Carol (2:21)
  9. 9 We've been a while a-wandering (2:34)
  10. 10 Masters in this hall (4:04)
  11. 11 See amid the winter's snow (3:46)
  12. 12 Sussex Carol (1:42)
  13. 13 Ding dong! merrily on high (1:56)
  14. 14 O little one sweet (2:53)
  15. 15 Wassail Song (2:55)
  16. 16 Carol with Lullaby (3:24)
  17. 17 Mary's Boy Child (4:39)
  18. 18 Ukraine Bell Carol (Shchedryk) (3:22)
  19. 19 Cowboy Carol (3:21)
  20. 20 The Shepherds' Farewell (4:44)
  21. 21 We Wish You a Merry Christmas (1:38)
  22. 22 Hodie Christus natus est (3:50)
  23. 23 Hosanna to the Son of David (3:14)
  24. 24 Angelus ad virginem (2:38)
  25. 25 My Dancing Day (2:04)
  26. 26 O come, all ye faithful (4:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Rutter Conductor
King's Singers Vocal Ensemble
Barbara Hendricks Soprano (Vocal)
Bach Choir Choir, Chorus
Choir of King's College, Cambridge Choir, Chorus
Die Wiener Sängerknaben Boy's Choir
Huddersfield Choral Society Choir, Chorus
Hermann Prey Baritone (Vocal)
City of London Sinfonia Performing Ensemble
Graunke Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Richard Hickox Conductor
Andy Pask Bass
Stephen Varcoe Baritone (Vocal)
David Willcocks Conductor
Philip Ledger Conductor
Geoffrey Alexander Conductor
David Bell Organ
John Parricelli Guitar
Christfried Bickenbach Organ
Paul Clarvis Percussion
Jeremy Blandford Organ
Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden Conductor
Simon Vaughan Baritone (Vocal)
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Brass Ensemble
Hallé Choir Choir, Chorus
Eric Ericson Conductor
Hallé Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Maurice Handford Conductor
Christopher van Kampen Cello
Owain Arwel Hughes Conductor
Gerald Wirth Choir Director
Andrew Davis Organ
Tölzer Knabenchor Boy's Choir
Clare College Singers Choir, Chorus
Francis Grier Organ
Douglas Whittaker Flute
Jacques Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Eric Ericson Chamber Choir Children's Chorus
Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge Performing Ensemble
Gareth Morrell Baritone (Vocal)
Ian Hare Organ
John Wells Organ
Technical Credits
Hector Berlioz Composer
Orlando Gibbons Composer
George Frideric Handel Composer
Herbert Howells Composer
Felix Mendelssohn Composer
Max Reger Composer
John Rutter Arranger, Composer
John Stainer Arranger
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Composer
Harry Simeone Composer
Henry John Gauntlett Composer
John Goss Composer
Franz Gruber Composer
William James Kirkpatrick Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach Arranger
Katherine Davis Composer
John McCarthy Arranger
Martin Shaw Arranger
David Willcocks Arranger
Charles Wood Arranger
Philip Ledger Arranger
William Henry Monk Arranger
Malcolm Sargent Arranger
Bob Chilcott Arranger
Christfried Bickenbach Arranger
Elizabeth Poston Arranger
Arthur Warrell Arranger
Goff Richards Arranger
John Francis Wade Composer
George Ratcliffe Woodward Arranger
Phyllis Tate Composer
Jester Hairston Composer
Henry Walford Davies Arranger
James Brett Arranger
Edith M. Reed Text Translation
John Henry Hopkins Jr. Composer
Thomas Armstrong Arranger
Cecil Broadhurst Composer
Conrad Kocher Composer
Arthur Henry Mann Arranger
Christmas Traditional Composer
Philippe Le Chancelier Composer
Patrick Hadley Composer
Tony Vincent Isaacs Composer
Henry Onerati Composer
Anders Ekdahl Arranger
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