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Christmas Angels: A Thousand Voices Sing The Finest Christmas Music In Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral Choir / Hughes / Walsh
Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Griffin   Catalog #: 3052   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsTraditionalArthur SullivanHenri Mulet,   ... 
Performer:  Chris HughesChristopher HughesSimon BarwoodAdrian Daws,   ... 
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Chorale Preludes (11) for Organ, Op. 122: no 8, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Chris Hughes (), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. This is the truth sent from above (English) by Traditional
Performer:  Simon Barwood (), Adrian Daws (Treble), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Noel "It came upon the midnight clear" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Post-Romantic 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Esquisses Byzantines for organ: No. 8, Noël by Henri Mulet
Performer:  Chris Hughes (), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Modern 
Written: Greece 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7. Gabriel's Message (Basque) by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1582; Spain 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel) by Traditional
Performer:  Timothy Ravenscroft (Descant), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1728; England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Work(s): Organ Solo: Noël en musette by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Chris Hughes (), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
10. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Christians awake! salute the happy morn by John Wainwright
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. A Christmas Cradle Song for Organ by Alfred Hollins
Performer:  Chris Hughes (), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
13. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 0 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ), Sir David Willcocks (Descant)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. Fugue on the Carillon of the Cathedral of Soissons, Op. 12 by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Chris Hughes (), Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1967; France 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
16. Work(s): The Lincoln Cathedral Bells being rung in rounds by Recorded Sound
Performer:  Companie of Ringers of the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin (Bells)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
17. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Daniel Sanford-Casey (Treble), Christopher Hughes (Organ), Sir David Willcocks (Descant)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
18. I Saw Three Ships, carol by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lincoln Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1666; England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
19. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
20. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ), Chris Hughes ()
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
21. Work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ), Chris Hughes ()
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
22. O little town of Bethlehem by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; England 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
23. Lo! He Comes, with Clouds Descending (Helmsley) by Thomas A. Arne
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Colin Walsh
Period: Classical 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 

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