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A Christmas Fantasy / Huddersfield Choral Society, Et Al


Release Date: 11/21/1995 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 4541   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  TraditionalJohn RutterGeorges BizetHector Berlioz,   ... 
Performer:  Keith RhodesAnthony Cooke
Conductor:  Roy NewsomeKeith Rhodes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral SocietyBlack Dyke Mills Band
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Written: England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Warrel & Newsome 
2. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Keith Rhodes (Organ), Anthony Cooke (Organ)
Conductor:  Keith Rhodes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Written: England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
3. Nativity Carol by John Rutter
Performer:  Keith Rhodes (Organ), Anthony Cooke (Organ)
Conductor:  Keith Rhodes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; England 
4. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks & Newsome 
5. L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: Arranged: Wright
'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
6. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Keith Rhodes (Organ), Anthony Cooke (Organ)
Conductor:  Keith Rhodes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
7. Ring out, wild bells by Percy Fletcher
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Roy Newsome 
8. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Roy Newsome 
9. Shepherd's Hey by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Wright 
10. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
11. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Keith Rhodes (Organ), Anthony Cooke (Organ)
Conductor:  Keith Rhodes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
12. A Christmas Fantasy by Gordon Langford
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
13. Christmas Festival Overture by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Horton 

Sound Samples

We Wish You a Merry Christmas
A Christmas Festival: Overture
Nativity carol: Nativity Carol
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): L'arlesienne Suite No. 2: IV. Farandole (arr. for brass band)
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: The Shepherds' Farewell
Ring Out, Wild Bells
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born
Shepherd's Hey
The 12 Days of Christmas
O Come, All Ye Faithful
Sussex Carol
A Christmas Fantasy

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