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Sing We Christmas / Joseph Jennings, Chanticleer


Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Teldec   Catalog #: 94563   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Michael PraetoriusTomás Luis de VictoriaTraditionalJosquin Des Préz,   ... 
Performer:  Chad RunyonCorey McKnightJoseph JenningsDavid Munderloh,   ... 
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews


Recorded in a beautiful church in the old walled city of Kempen during a November 1994 tour of Germany, Sing We Christmas represents many western European traditions and a great variety of time periods, languages and styles. A wonderful collection offering traditional and contemporary settings of holiday music, including anthems, canons, carols, dances, hymns and motets.

Recorded in a beautiful church in the old walled city of Kempen during a November 1994 tour of Germany, Sing We Christmas represents many western European traditions and a great variety of time periods, languages and styles. A wonderful collection offering traditional and contemporary settings of holiday music, including anthems, canons, carols, dances, hymns and motets. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche Kempen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: German 
2. O magnum mysterium by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1572; Spain 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche Kempen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: 4 verses - Anonymous (16 Century), Michael Praetorius, Hieronymus Praetorius, J.S. Bach. 
4. O virgo virginum by Josquin Des Préz
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5. O Jesulein süss (O little one sweet) by Traditional
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: three verses - Samuel Scheidt (1), J. S. Bach (2, 3). 
6. Mirabile mysterium by Jacob Handl
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1586; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is performed in three languages. 
7. Verbum caro factum est by Anonymous
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8. Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 1, Here is the little door by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Noel canon by Steven Sametz
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Quelle est cette odeur agréable? by Traditional
Performer:  Chad Runyon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
11. Hodie Christus natus est by Jacob Handl
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1586; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12. El noy de la mare by Traditional
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Enrique Ribo 
13. A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Paul C. Echols 
14. A virgin unspotted by William Billings
Performer:  Corey McKnight (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: 4 verses - Joseph Jennings (1, 4) Leslie Woodgate (2, 3). 
16. Glory to the newborn King by Traditional
Performer:  Joseph Jennings (), Chad Runyon (Baritone), David Munderloh (Tenor),
Eric Alatorre (Baritone), Kevin Baum (Tenor), Tim Krol (Tenor)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Joseph Jennings 
17. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
18. A un niño llorando by Francisco Guerrero
Performer:  Kenneth Fitch (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Spain 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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