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Tidings - Christmas With The Choir Of Wellington Cathedral Of St. Paul

Howells / Coker / Apperley / Cwcsp / Fulcher
Release Date: 08/09/2011 
Label:  Raven Recordings   Catalog #: 924   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter AstonTraditionalEdgar PettmanAndrew Carter,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With yuletide expressions both traditional and contemporary, this CD from the Choir of Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul (in Wellington, New Zealand) explores a vast musical landscape. Nestled sungly among perennial carol favorites are works by 20th-century British choral masters, luminous modern American classics, and recently composed works by New Zealand composers. With yuletide expressions both traditional and contemporary, this CD from the Choir of Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul (in Wellington, New Zealand) explores a vast musical landscape. Nestled sungly among perennial carol favorites are works by 20th-century British choral masters, luminous modern American classics, and recently composed works by New Zealand composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tidings, tidings that be true by Peter Aston
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
2.
Once in royal David’s city by Traditional
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Notes: Arranged by James O’Donnell 
3.
The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came, carol for choir by Edgar Pettman
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
4.
A maiden most gentle by Andrew Carter
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; England 
5.
God is with us by John Tavener
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
6.
O magnum mysterium by Andrew Baldwin
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
7.
O magnum mysterium by Morten Lauridsen
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
8.
Splendours of nature by Geoffrey Coker
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
9.
Lux aurumque by Eric Whitacre
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; USA 
10.
Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 3, Sing lullaby by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
11.
Lullay my liking by Andrew Baldwin
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
12.
Away in a manger by James R. Murray
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887 
13.
The Salutation by Geoffrey Coker
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
14.
Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
15.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
16.
For him all stars have shone by Robert Chilcott
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
17.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Michael Fulcher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wellington Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 

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