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King's Singers Christmas

King's Singers
Release Date: 10/25/2011 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 8  
Composer:  TraditionalMichael PraetoriusFranz Xaver GruberLowell Mason,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new Christmas DVD was recorded in the stylishly distinctive setting of Jerwood Hall in LSO St Luke’s, London.

The King’s Singers are world-renowned for their live performances, and this concert captures the charm and skill that you’d expect from a group of this calibre. It is a musical treat as well as a visual one, recorded in both CD quality stereo and in 5.1 surround sound.

The DVD also features a 10-minute bonus documentary feature, titled “Life as a King’s Singer”.
This new Christmas DVD was recorded in the stylishly distinctive setting of Jerwood Hall in LSO St Luke’s, London.

The King’s Singers are world-renowned for their live performances, and this concert captures the charm and skill that you’d expect from a group of this calibre. It is a musical treat as well as a visual one, recorded in both CD quality stereo and in 5.1 surround sound.

The DVD also features a 10-minute bonus documentary feature, titled “Life as a King’s Singer”.
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Works on This Recording

1.
O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
2.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
3.
Rise up, shepherd, and follow by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: USA 
4.
Lullay My Liking by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
5.
Gaudete! by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
6.
There is a flower by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
7.
Noël nouvelet by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: France 
8.
Villancico catálan by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Spain 
9.
O little one sweet by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
10.
La peregrinación by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
11.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
12.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
13.
El niño querido by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Spain 
14.
Born on a New Day by John David
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
15.
Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
16.
The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
17.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: England 
18.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
19.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Written: Wales, UK 

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