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The One Horse Open Sleigh - 19th Century Christmas Music


Release Date: 06/18/2005 
Label:  Pandourion   Catalog #: 100421   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John PlayfordTraditionalAnonymousWilliam Sandys,   ... 
Performer:  Gayle Stuwe NeumanLaura ZaerrPhilip NeumanAllan Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

De Organographia: Philip Neuman, Gayle Stuwe Neuman and associates again apply their scholarship, performance talents and instrumental expertise, this time to a collection of 19th century music for the holiday season, on original period instruments and reconstructions, "...selections include Auld Lang Syne with walking stick recorder; When Jesus Christ was Twelve with flageolet, harp and glockenspiel; I Saw Three Ships with clarinet, ballad horn and Chinese cymbals; and 21 other carols. If the person on your list already has CDs of grandiose carols...this collection is a perfect complement." - The Oregonian -- Duration: 57 min. De Organographia: Philip Neuman, Gayle Stuwe Neuman and associates again apply their scholarship, performance talents and instrumental expertise, this time to a collection of 19th century music for the holiday season, on original period instruments and reconstructions, "...selections include Auld Lang Syne with walking stick recorder; When Jesus Christ was Twelve with flageolet, harp and glockenspiel; I Saw Three Ships with clarinet, ballad horn and Chinese cymbals; and 21 other carols. If the person on your list already has CDs of grandiose carols...this collection is a perfect complement." - The Oregonian -- Duration: 57 min. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. The English Dancing Master: Drive the Cold Winter Away by John Playford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Baroque 
2. Wassail Song by Traditional
Performer:  Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: John Stainer 
3. O come, O come, Emanuel by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Medieval 
Notes: Arranged: William Henry Monk (1861) 
4. When Jesus Christ was twelve by William Sandys
Performer:  Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1833 
5. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by William Sandys
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833 
6. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
7. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: William Henry Monk (1861) 
8. Auld Lang Syne by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Classical 
Written: Scotland 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Nicholson (c. 1820) 
9. The Lord at first had Adam made by William Sandys
Performer:  Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; England 
10. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Laura Zaerr (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
11. When Righteous Joseph by Davies Gilbert
Performer:  Philip Neuman (Bassoon), Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice), Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Violin),
Laura Zaerr (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; England 
12. A Virgin most pure by William Sandys
Performer:  Philip Neuman (Flugelhorn), Laura Zaerr (Harp), Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Csakany)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; England 
13. French Noels (2) by William Sandys
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; England 
14. Lord Thomas by William Sandys
Performer:  Philip Neuman (Flageolet), Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; England 
15. Let all that are to mirth inclined by Davies Gilbert
Performer:  Laura Zaerr (Harp), Philip Neuman (Flute), Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Viola),
Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; England 
16. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: John Stainer 
17. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: John Stainer 
18. The First Nowell by William Sandys
Performer:  Philip Neuman (Ophicleide)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; England 
19. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice), Laura Zaerr (Voice), Philip Neuman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
20. Up on the housetop by Benjamin Russell Hanby
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1866; USA 
21. I saw three ships by William Sandys
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; England 
22. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Allan Martin (Square Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
23. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  Gayle Stuwe Neuman (Voice), Allan Martin (Square Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  De Organographia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 

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