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A Christmas Carol - Carols And Readings For Christmas

Gardner / Howells
Release Date: 01/01/2001 
Label:  Herald Records   Catalog #: 223   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William James KirkpatrickTraditionalJohn GardnerHerbert Howells,   ... 
Performer:  William Whitehead
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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This recording features readings from the work of Charles Dickens, including "A Christmas Dinner," "Christmas," "Blindman's Bluff," and "The End of It," as well as musical selections.
Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Rochester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Roger Sayer. Soloists: Gerald Dickens, William Whitehead (organ).
This recording features readings from the work of Charles Dickens, including "A Christmas Dinner," "Christmas," "Blindman's Bluff," and "The End of It," as well as musical selections.
Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Rochester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Roger Sayer. Soloists: Gerald Dickens, William Whitehead (organ). Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
2. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
3. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, for chorus, Op. 75/2 by John Gardner
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Modern 
Written: 1965; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
4. Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 2, A spotless rose by Herbert Howells
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5. Of the Father's love begotten by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6. Sketches by Boz: A Christmas Dinner by Charles Dickens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9. Adam lay ybounden by Boris Ord
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
10. Fiat lux by Francois Dubois
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
11. Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
12. Ein Kind geborn zu Bethleham by Samuel Scheidt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13. The Pickwick Papers: Christmas by Charles Dickens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
15. Poèmes évangeliques (3) for Organ, Op. 2: no 2, La Nativité by Jean Langlais
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
16. People, Look East! (Besançon carol) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
17. What Sweeter Music by John Rutter
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
18. A Christmas Carol: Blindman's Buff by Charles Dickens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
19. Out of Your Sleep Arise, for chorus & organ by Anthony Milner
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Modern 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
20. A Christmas Carol: The end of it by Charles Dickens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
21. Make we joy now in this fest by David Morgan
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Cathedral Choir
Date of Recording: 01/1998/05/1998 
Venue:  Rochester Cathederal 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 

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