With Joyful Voice: Christmas Music of Eight Centuries

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All Music Guide - Rodney Batdorf
Boston Camerata's With Joyful Voice: Christmas Music of Eight Centuries is different from the average holiday album, since it relies entirely on religious songs and hymns, all from centuries ago. It's certainly not predictable, and to some ears, it may sound a little foreign, but it's a richly rewarding holiday album.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rodney Batdorf
Boston Camerata's With Joyful Voice: Christmas Music of Eight Centuries is different from the average holiday album, since it relies entirely on religious songs and hymns, all from centuries ago. It's certainly not predictable, and to some ears, it may sound a little foreign, but it's a richly rewarding holiday album.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/26/1993
  • Label: Elektra / Wea
  • UPC: 075597930344
  • Catalog Number: 79303


Disc 1
  1. 1 Isaiah's Prophecy, reading (Anon. Hebrew) / Iudicii signum (Sibyl's Cha (1:46)
  2. 2 Adest sponsus, conductus (1:36)
  3. 3 Oiet, virgines (Gabriel's Prophecy) (4:54)
  4. 4 Domino, clausula (2:18)
  5. 5 Conditor alme siderum, hymn (Plainchant) / Verbum caro factum est, laud (2:51)
  6. 6 On frymðe wæs Word, reading (Old Saxon) / Iudea et Iherusalem, organum (9:49)
  7. 7 Gedeonis area, conductus (2:49)
  8. 8 O moder mayde, reading (1:25)
  9. 9 Ave maris stella, hymn (Plainchant) / O Maria, deu Marie (Anon. Provenç (3:57)
  10. 10 Ave Maria, prosa (3:11)
  11. 11 Gaude Maria, responsory (Plainchant) / Joseph, liber nefe min (Anon. Ge (2:36)
  12. 12 Congaudet hodie, conductus (Anon. Catalan) / In dulci jubilo, refrain ( (5:00)
  13. 13 Hand by hand we shule us take, reading (0:36)
  14. 14 Lux hodie...Orientis partibus, conductus (2:59)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Nowell: Dieus vous garde (3:44)
  2. 2 Gaudete, gaudete (2:14)
  3. 3 Luke I, 18-22 (0:33)
  4. 4 Kyrie eleison (4:40)
  5. 5 E la don don (2:34)
  6. 6 Two fantasies on "Une jeune fillette" (2:44)
  7. 7 Une jeune fillette / Joseph est bien marié (3:09)
  8. 8 Joseph, lieber Joseph mein (1:19)
  9. 9 Magnificat quinti toni (7:09)
  10. 10 Esprits divins (2:27)
  11. 11 Luke II, 17-19 (0:15)
  12. 12 Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (2:45)
  13. 13 Riu, riu, chiu (2:37)
  14. 14 Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (2:23)
  15. 15 Luke III, 4-12 (0:51)
  16. 16 O vos omnes (3:31)
  17. 17 Luke II, 20-21 (0:11)
  18. 18 Ungaresca (1:02)
  19. 19 Nouvelles, nouvelles (1:30)
  20. 20 Tau garço, la durundena (1:51)
  21. 21 Tura lura lura, lo gau canta (3:20)
  22. 22 Luke II, 3-8 (0:31)
  23. 23 O magnum mysterium (2:31)
  24. 24 Singet und klinget ihr Kinderlein (4:07)
  25. 25 Bransle de Poictou (2:53)
Disc 3
  1. 1 A minuit fut fait un reveil (3:15)
  2. 2 Joseph est bien marié (0:59)
  3. 3 Or nous dites Marie (2:05)
  4. 4 Une jeune pucelle (1:15)
  5. 5 Vous qui désirez sans fin (2:31)
  6. 6 Où s'en vont ces gais bergers (1:01)
  7. 7 Hodie Christus natus est (0:59)
  8. 8 Nun jauchzet mit hellem Ton (3:27)
  9. 9 Laudate Dominum (4:32)
  10. 10 Non recedet laus tuus (0:48)
  11. 11 Salve regina (4:37)
  12. 12 The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation (6:38)
  13. 13 Kyrie (6:18)
  14. 14 Gloria (5:38)
  15. 15 Credo (10:55)
  16. 16 Offertoire (1:14)
  17. 17 Sanctus (2:42)
  18. 18 Agnus Dei (2:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joel Cohen Primary Artist, Conductor, Lute, Oud, Baritone (Vocal), Track Performer
Harold Lieberman Viola
John Clark Tenor (Vocal)
Boston Camerata Ensemble, Track Performer
Mark Baker Baritone (Vocal)
Charles Rhodes Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Richard Duguay Tenor (Vocal)
Anne Azema Soprano (Vocal)
Alice Dampman Soprano (Vocal)
John Delorey Tenor (Vocal)
Michael Dolbow Violone
Frances Conover Fitch Organ
David Griesinger Tenor (Vocal)
Olav Chris Henriksen Guitar, Theorbo
John Holyoke Baritone (Vocal)
Frederick Jodry Alto (Vocal)
Jesse Lepkoff Flute
Carol Lewis Viola, Vielle, Viol
Gregory Mancusi-Ungaro Bass (Vocal)
Dan McCabe Baritone (Vocal)
Robert Mealy Violin, Concert Master
Laurie Monahan Soprano (Vocal)
Arthur Rawding Tenor (Vocal)
Katie Roth Flute
Sandra Stuart Soprano (Vocal)
Katherine Sutherland Violin
Arizeder Urreiztieta Bass
Owen Watkins Recorder
Elizabeth Weigle Soprano (Vocal)
Frank Albinder Bass
Nancy Joyce Flute, Recorder, Shawm
Dan Stillman Shawm
Marilyn Boenau Ocarina, Recorder, Xylophone, Dulcian, Shawm
Mack Ramsey Flute, Lute, Pipe, Recorder, Sackbut, Tabor
Edmund Brownless Talking, Tenor (Vocal)
Kenneth Fitch Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Adrienne Hartzell Harp, Bells, Vielle
Peter Hunsberger Baritone (Vocal)
Barbara Lakeburg Soprano (Vocal)
Nicholas Linfield Voices, Recitation
Deborah Prince Soprano (Vocal)
David Ripley Bass (Vocal)
Jane Hershey Viol
Fred Raffensperger Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Kenneth Roth Recorder, Organetto, Shawm
Tim Aarset Recorder, Baritone (Vocal), Shawm
Roberta Anderson Soprano (Vocal)
Alison Fowle Viola, Rebec
Miriam Charney Alto (Vocal)
Peggy Wright Soprano (Vocal)
Schola Cantorum of Boston Vocal Ensemble
Technical Credits
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Composer
Guillaume Dufay Composer
Claudio Monteverdi Composer
Michael Praetorius Composer
Tomás Luis de Victoria Composer
Hieronymus Praetorius Composer
Joel Cohen Director, Producer, Liner Notes
Kathryn King Producer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Lawrence Rosenwald translation, Text Translation
Bob Stein Text Translation
David Griesinger Engineer
Frederick Jodry Director
Peter Clancy Producer, Executive Producer
Henrietta Condak Art Direction
Jim Shelton Mastering
George de la Tour Cover Design
Giulio Cesare Procaccini Cover Design
Johannes Schein Composer
Richard Smert Composer
Geoffrey Chaucer Composer
Johannes Galliculus Composer
English Anonymous Composer
Spoken Word Composer
Swedish Anonymous Composer
Provençal Anonymous Composer
Christmas Traditional Composer
Eustache du Caurroy Composer
Anonymous Composer
Johann Walter (i) Composer
Italian Anonymous Composer
Bartomeu Càrceres Composer
Claude Goudimel Composer
Gregorian Chant Composer
Nicholas Martin Composer
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