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Carol / James Litton, American Boychoir


Release Date: 10/29/1996 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 56180   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalLowell MasonDonald FraserGustav Holst,   ... 
Performer:  Frank Della PennaBarbara SimpsonJohn HoodWilliam Stokking,   ... 
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American BoychoirOrchestraAlbemarle Consort of Voices
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Performer:  Frank Della Penna (Carillon)
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Written: Ukraine 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Peter J. Wilhousky 
2.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
3.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Byron Olson 
4.
This Christmastide "Jessye's Carol" by Donald Fraser
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Christmas Day, H 109 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Frank Della Penna (Carillon)
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Written: Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
7.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
8.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
9.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter (Verse 3) 
10.
What child is this? by Traditional
Performer:  Barbara Simpson (Harp), John Hood (Double Bass), William Stokking (Cello),
Mark Gigliotti (Bassoon), David Wetherhill (French Horn), Louis Rosenblatt (Oboe),
David Cramer (Flute)
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Byron Olson 
11.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
12.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Frank Della Penna (Carillon)
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  American Boychoir,  Albemarle Consort of Voices
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
13.
We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  James Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Princeton University, New Jersey 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter
Joshua Haberman composed an additonal "coda" for this carol. 

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