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Carols with St Paul's Cathedral Choir / Carwood

St Paul's Cathedral Choir
Release Date: 11/20/2015 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002405602   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnHenry John GauntlettFranz Xaver GruberGraham J. Ellis,   ... 
Performer:  Simon Johnson
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Formed 900 years ago, the St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir – one of the world’s most celebrated cathedral choirs – makes its debut on Decca with an album of traditional and brand new festive carols from the heart of London, under the direction of Andrew Carwood. Old and new sit side by side as classic carols in famous arrangements rub shoulders with new works, such as Philip Stopford’s beautiful setting of the 16th Century “Lully Lulla Lullay” and Graham Jordan Ellis’s captivating “There Is No Rose.” Formed 900 years ago, the St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir – one of the world’s most celebrated cathedral choirs – makes its debut on Decca with an album of traditional and brand new festive carols from the heart of London, under the direction of Andrew Carwood. Old and new sit side by side as classic carols in famous arrangements rub shoulders with new works, such as Philip Stopford’s beautiful setting of the 16th Century “Lully Lulla Lullay” and Graham Jordan Ellis’s captivating “There Is No Rose.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Simon Johnson (Organ)
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
2.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
3.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
4.
There Is No Rose by Graham J. Ellis
Performer:  Simon Johnson (Organ)
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
5.
In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
6.
Carol of the Bells by Mykola Leontovych
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Modern 
Written: 1910; Ukraine 
7.
Lully lulla lullay, for chorus & organ by Philip Stopford
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
8.
I sing of a maiden by Patrick Hadley
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1936; England 
9.
All bells in paradise by John Rutter
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Written: 2012 
10.
Benedicamus Domino by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; England 
11.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
12.
Adam lay ybounden by Boris Ord
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
13.
A New Year Carol by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; England 
14.
O come, all ye faithful. 'Adeste fideles' by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
15.
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: Chorus of the shepherds by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 10/1850-07/1854; France 
16.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
17.
Angelus ad virginem by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
18.
O Little Town of Bethlehem by Anonymous
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
19.
Gaudete by Anonymous
Conductor:  Andrew Carwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Medieval 

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