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A Christmas Collection - Favorite Songs And Carols


Release Date: 08/01/2006 
Label:  Gift Of Music   Catalog #: 1173   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William James KirkpatrickPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyChristopher TyeFranz Joseph Haydn,   ... 
Performer:  Christof RoosMartin SouterIan GilesJohn Spiers,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher SparkhallDon JacksonStephen DarlingtonFrieder Bernius,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Worcester College ChoirLondon Symphony OrchestraOxford Christ Church Cathedral Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An unusual compilation of Christma music - from orchestral to instrumental, from carols to songs, from medieval to modern. Great variety - something for all the family round the tree on Christmas Eve. An unusual compilation of Christma music - from orchestral to instrumental, from carols to songs, from medieval to modern. Great variety - something for all the family round the tree on Christmas Eve. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Christopher Sparkhall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Worcester College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 8, Act 1 - The Forest of Fir Trees in Winter "Journey Through the Snow" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Don Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
3.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Christopher Tye
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
4.
Missa in honorem BVM, H 22 no 4 "Grosse Orgelmesse": Benedictus by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Christof Roos (Organ)
Conductor:  Frieder Bernius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Choir,  Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
5.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
6.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
7.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
8.
Nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  James Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
9.
Lullay, lullow by Traditional
Conductor:  James Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 14th Century 
10.
There is no rose by Traditional
Conductor:  James Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Written: England 
11.
Verbum supernum prodiens by Anonymous
Conductor:  James Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: Medieval 
12.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
13.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Schlafe, mein Liebster by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Written: 1734 
14.
Kinderstücke (6) for Piano, Op. 72 "Christmas Pieces": no 1, Allegro non troppo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
15.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion), Jon Boden (),
Giles Lewin (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
16.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Julia Craig-McFelly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cherwell Singers
Written: England 

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