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The Riverside Years Vol 2 / Frederick Swann, Et Al


Release Date: 01/07/2003 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49131   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry John GauntlettTraditionalJohn RutterJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Frederick Lewis SwannJohn WalkerJerry BrainardDale Bishop,   ... 
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New YorkHandbell Choir
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes traditional carol(s). Ensemble: Riverside Church Choir New York. Conductor: Frederick Swann. Soloist: Frederick Swann.
Includes traditional hymn(s).
Includes work(s) by various composers.
Includes traditional carol(s). Ensemble: Riverside Church Choir New York. Conductor: Frederick Swann. Soloist: Frederick Swann.
Includes traditional hymn(s).
Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2.
Up! Good Christian folk by Traditional
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: G.R. Woodward 
3.
The Lord at first did Adam make by Traditional
Performer:  John Walker (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: David wilcocks 
4.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  John Walker (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: John Rutter 
5.
Unto us is born a son by Traditional
Performer:  John Walker (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: David Willcocks 
6.
Jesus child by John Rutter
Performer:  John Walker (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: John Rutter 
7.
Songs (7), Op. 95: no 4, Der Jäger by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1884; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: Paul England 
8.
Mary's Lullaby by John Rutter
Performer:  John Walker (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers. 
9.
Quelle est cette odeur agréable? by Traditional
Performer:  John Walker (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: John Huston 
10.
Come, Marie, Elisabette! by Traditional
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: France 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: Clarence Dickinson 
11.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers.
Arranged: Frederick Swann 
12.
The Pageant of the Holy Nativity: O, I would go to Bethlehem by David McK. Williams
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by spoken prayers. 
13.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
14.
Puer natus by Alun Hoddinott
Performer:  Jerry Brainard (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Torches by Thomas Matthews
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
16.
Hush, My Dear by Richard Slater
Performer:  Dale Bishop (Flute), Judith Bachleitner (Flute), Jane Weidensaul (Harp)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: England 
17.
Lo, the Messiah by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Robert [Bass Voice] MacDonald (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
18.
Mary had a baby by Traditional
Performer:  Ann Mackey (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: William L. Dawson 
19.
Shepherds shake off your drowsy sleep by Traditional
Performer:  Jane Weidensaul (Harp), Robert [Bass Voice] MacDonald (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Robert MacDonald 
20.
Orisons (8): Saw you never in the twilight by Harold Friedell
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
21.
Nouveau livre de noëls (12), Op. 2: no 6, Noël sur les jeux d'anches, Adam fut un pauvre homme by Louis-Claude Daquin
Performer:  Jerry Brainard (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Robert de Cormier and E. Power Biggs 
22.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Judith Bachleitner (Flute), Jane Weidensaul (Harp), Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York,  Handbell Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ralph Vaughan Williams 
23.
Star Carol by John Rutter
Performer:  Robert [Bass Voice] MacDonald (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
24.
Love came down at Christmas by John Rutter
Performer:  Robert [Bass Voice] MacDonald (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
25.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
26.
All glory, laud and honor by Melchoir Teschner
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1615; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
27.
The Way to Jerusalem by Harold Friedell
Performer:  Raymond Kohere (Organ), Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: after 1946; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard Young 
28.
Choral Variations on Johannes Crüger's "Ah, Holy Jesus" by Roger T. Petrich
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
29.
O vos omnes by Pablo Casals
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1932 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
30.
This joyful Eastertide by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Harley (Trumpet), William Rhodin (Trumpet), Lawrence Benz (Trombone),
Dennis Elliot (Trombone)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Alec Wyton 
31.
Jesus Christ is risen today by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ), Anthony Korf (Timpani), Lawrence Benz (Trombone),
Robert Harley (Trumpet), Dennis Elliot (Trombone), William Rhodin (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
32.
Christ our Passover by Richard Dirksen
Performer:  Lawrence Benz (Trombone), Dennis Elliot (Trombone), William Rhodin (Trumpet),
Jerry Brainard (Organ), Anthony Korf (Timpani), Robert Harley (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
33.
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
34.
The Lord is My Shepherd by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
35.
Ye Holy Angels Bright by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
36.
Fairest Lord Jesus "Crusader's Hymn" by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
37.
Praise the Lord, ye heav'ns adore him by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
38.
O God, our help in ages past by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
39.
God that madest Earth and Heaven by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
40.
From all that dwell below the skies by Traditional
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frederick Swann 
41.
My Song Shall Be Alway of the Loving-Kindness by Godfrey Sampson
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ), Louise Natale (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
42.
Come, Holy Ghost by Cedric Thorpe Davie
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Scotland 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
43.
There is a balm in Gilead by Traditional
Performer:  John Morrison (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: William Dawson 
44.
Let us with a gladsome mind by Alan Ridout
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1967; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
45.
The Apostles, Op. 49: The spirit of the Lord by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; England 
46.
Festival Te Deum in F major by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert [Bass Voice] MacDonald (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
47.
Evening Hymn "Te lucis ante terminum" by Henry Balfour Gardiner
Performer:  Frederick Lewis Swann (Organ)
Conductor:  Frederick Lewis Swann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Once in Royal David's City (version for choir)
Bidding Prayer: Beloved in Christ - Piae Cantiones (arr. G.R. Woodward): Bidding Prayer: Beloved in Christ - Piae Cantiones: Up! Good Christian Folk (arr. G.R. Woodward)
Genesis 3: God announces in the Garden of Eden - The Lord at First Did Adam Make (arr. D. Willcocks)
Genesis 22: God promises to faithful Abraham - The Holly and the Ivy (arr. J. Rutter)
Isaiah 9: Christ's birth and kingdom - Unto Us Is Born a Son (arr. D. Willcocks)
Micah 5: The prophet Micah foretells the glory of little Bethlehem – Jesus Child
Isaiah 11: The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary - 7 Marienlieder, Op. 22 (Sung in English): Isaiah 11: The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary - 7 Marienlieder, Op. 22: No. 4. Der Jager (Sung in English)
St. Luke 2: St. Luke tells of the birth of Jesus - Mary's Lullaby
St. Luke: The shepherds go to the manger – What Is This Fragrance (arr. J. Huston)
St. Matthew 2: The wise men are led by the star to Jesus - Come, Marie, Elisabette (arr. C. Dickinson)
St. John 1: St. John unfolds the great mystery - Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Collect and Blessings: The Lord be with you – To Bethlehem
Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. D. Willcocks)
Puer natus
Torches
Hush, My Dear
Lo, the Messiah
Mary Had a Baby (arr. W. Dawson)
Shepherds, Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep (arr. R. MacDonald)
Saw You Never, In the Twilight
Noel We Sing (arr. R. DeCormier, E.P. Biggs)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. T. Armstrong, D. Wood and J. Weidensaul)
Star Carol
Love came down at Christmas: Love Came Down at Christmas
Joy to the World
All Glory, Laud and Honor
The Way to Jerusalem
Choral Variations on Ah, Holy Jesus (after J. Cruger)
O vos omnes: (O ye People)
This Joyful Eastertide
Christ the Lord is Risen Today (arr. for chorus, wind ensemble, timpani and organ)
Christ Our Passover

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