Vaughan Williams: Hodie; Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Vaughan Williams: Hodie; Fantasia on Christmas Carols

by Richard Hickox

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  1. Fantasia on Christmas Carols for baritone, chorus & orchestra
  2. No. 1, "Nowell! Nowell!, prologue (Vespers for Christmas)
  3. No. 2, "Now the Birth of Jesus Christ (narration (St. Matthew I & St. L
  4. No. 3, "It was the winter wild", Song (Milton's Hymn on the Morning of
  5. No. 4, "And it came to pass in those days" narration (St. Luke II)
  6. No. 5, "The Blessed Son of God", Choral (Coverdale after Luther)
  7. No. 6, "And there were in the same country", narration (St. Luke & the
  8. No. 7, "The Oxen": "Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock"
  9. No. 8, "And the shepherds returned", narration
  10. No. 9, "The Shepherds Sing", pastoral
  11. No. 10, "But Mary kept all these things", narration (St. Luke II)
  12. No. 11, "Sweet was the song", lullaby
  13. No. 12, "Bright portals of the sky", hymn
  14. No. 13, "Now when Jesus was born", narration (St. Luke II)
  15. No. 14, "The March of the Three Kings"
  16. No. 15, "No sad thought his soul affright", choral
  17. No. 16, "In the beginning", epilogue (John I & Milton's Hymn on the Mor

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Richard Hickox   Primary Artist,Conductor,Track Performer
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Elizabeth Gale   Soprano (Vocal),Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Robert Tear   Tenor (Vocal)
Stephen C. Roberts   Baritone
London Symphony Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Stephen Roberts   Baritone (Vocal)
St. Paul's Cathedral Choristers   Choir, Chorus
John Scott   Choir Director

Technical Credits

John West   Producer
Thomas Hardy   Text
John H. West   Producer
George Herbert   Text
Bishop Miles Coverdale   Text
Ursula Vaughan Williams   Text
John Milton   Text
Rob McFarlane   Cover Art
W. Ballet   Text
William Drummond   Text
Alain Frogley   Liner Notes

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