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Christmas At Spivey Hall / Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault


Release Date: 10/15/1996 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49084   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leroy AndersonCharles CallahanMel TormeKatherine K. Davis,   ... 
Performer:  Elizabeth ChenaultRaymond Chenault
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Chenaults are known for commissioning imaginative arrangements of music for two organists. Here they reprise popular Christmas favorites on the Albert Schweitzer Memorial Pipe Organ (built by Ruffatti) in Spivey Hall near Atlanta. Includes "Sleight Ride", "Greensleeves", Carol of the Drum, Gesu Bambino, White Christmas and many others. - Gothic Records The Chenaults are known for commissioning imaginative arrangements of music for two organists. Here they reprise popular Christmas favorites on the Albert Schweitzer Memorial Pipe Organ (built by Ruffatti) in Spivey Hall near Atlanta. Includes "Sleight Ride", "Greensleeves", Carol of the Drum, Gesu Bambino, White Christmas and many others. - Gothic Records Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault 
2.
Christmas Fantasy by Charles Callahan
Performer:  Raymond Chenault (Organ), Elizabeth Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3.
The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Performer:  Raymond Chenault (Organ), Elizabeth Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault 
4.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Performer:  Raymond Chenault (Organ), Elizabeth Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault
This work was written in collaboration with Henry Onerati and Harry
Simeone. 
5.
Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer:  Raymond Chenault (Organ), Elizabeth Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault 
6.
Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Raymond Chenault (Organ), Elizabeth Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault 
7.
Rhapsody for 2 Organs: Go Tell it on the Mountain by Naji Hakim
Performer:  Raymond Chenault (Organ), Elizabeth Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
8.
Fantasia on "Greensleeves" by Philip Moore
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
9.
Preludes (2) on Christmas Carols: Away in a Manger by Paul Lindsley Thomas
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
10.
Preludes (2) on Christmas Carols: Unto Us a Boy is Born by Paul Lindsley Thomas
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
11.
Nativity Scenes by Myron Roberts
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
12.
Angels Among Us by Robert Jennings Powell
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
13.
Prelude on "Veni Emmanuel" by Herbert Buffington
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 7 Minutes 48 Secs. 
14.
Toccata on "God Rest You Merry Gentlemen" by Robert A. Hobby
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15.
A Christmas Fancy on "Bring a Torch" by Jefferson McConnaughey
Performer:  Elizabeth Chenault (Organ), Raymond Chenault (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Spivey Hall, Clayton College, Morrow, GA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Sleigh Ride (arr. E. Chenault and R. Chenault)
Christmas Fantasy
2 Preludes on Christmas Carols: No. 1. Away in a Manger
2 Preludes on Christmas Carols: No. 2. Unto Us a Boy Is Born
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Nativity Scenes
The Christmas Song (arr. E. Chenault and R. Chenault)
Little Drummer Boy, "Carol of the Drum" (arr. E. Chenault and R. Chenault)
Gesu bambino (arr. E. Chenault and R. Chenault)
White Christmas (arr. E. Chenault and R. Chenault)
Angels among us
Prelude on Veni Emmanuel
Christmas Fancy on Bring a torch
Rhapsody: IV. Andante tranquillo - Allegro giocoso - Andante tranquillo
Toccata on God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

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