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A Christmas Cantata

Bush / Cardiff Polyphonic Choir & Orch / Elfyn
Release Date: 11/28/2006 
Label:  Saydisc   Catalog #: 352   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Geoffrey BushFrancis Roots HaddenEdgar PettmanTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Mair RobinsMichael BradleyMichael GriffithsJohn Macintyre
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 46 Mins. 

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The Cardiff Polyphonic Choir consist of sixty young men and women and has become one of Britain's leading choirs since its formation in 1964. The Choir has appeared regularly with some of the world's leading orchestras, conductors and soloists, both at home and abroad. In addition to frequent broadcasts on radio and television the Choir has made concert and festival appearances in Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany and Japan. The Cardiff Polyphonic Choir consist of sixty young men and women and has become one of Britain's leading choirs since its formation in 1964. The Choir has appeared regularly with some of the world's leading orchestras, conductors and soloists, both at home and abroad. In addition to frequent broadcasts on radio and television the Choir has made concert and festival appearances in Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany and Japan. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. A Christmas Cantata: Rejoice, O make we merry, both more and less by Geoffrey Bush
Performer:  Mair Robins (), Michael Bradley (), Michael Griffiths (Organ),
John Macintyre (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 27 Minutes 13 Secs. 
2. Shiao Bao-Bao, for choir by Francis Roots Hadden
Performer:  John Macintyre (Oboe), Michael Griffiths (Organ), Mair Robins (),
Michael Bradley ()
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
3. The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came, carol for choir by Edgar Pettman
Performer:  Mair Robins (), John Macintyre (Oboe), Michael Bradley (),
Michael Griffiths (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4. Ar Gyfer Heddiw'r Bore, carol for choir by Traditional
Performer:  Michael Griffiths (Organ), Mair Robins (), Michael Bradley (),
John Macintyre (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Mair Robins (), Michael Bradley (), Michael Griffiths (Organ),
John Macintyre (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
6. As I Outrode This Enderes Night, for choir by Gerald Hendrie
Performer:  Michael Griffiths (Organ), Mair Robins (), Michael Bradley (),
John Macintyre (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Michael Griffiths (Organ), Mair Robins (), Michael Bradley (),
John Macintyre (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8. Tua Bethlehem Dref by Edward Arthur
Performer:  John Macintyre (Oboe), Michael Bradley (), Mair Robins (),
Michael Griffiths (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Elfyn Jones
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Cardiff 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 

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