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Glorious Splendor - Christmas With The Washington Chorus


Release Date: 11/02/2004 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49220   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John GardnerHugo DistlerRichard DirksenRobert Shafer,   ... 
Performer:  Laura LewisPaul Skevington
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion EnsembleWashington Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, Op. 75 no 2 by John Gardner
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
2.
Die Weihnachtsgeschichte, Op. 10 "Christmas Story": Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Hugo Distler
Performer:  Paul Skevington (Organ), Laura Lewis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Germany 
3.
Welcome, all wonders by Richard Dirksen
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
4.
Magnificat by Robert Shafer
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
5.
Torches, for chorus & organ, Op. 7a by John Joubert
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
6.
Of the Father's Love Begotten by Leo Nestor
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
7.
Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 294 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?Leipzig, Germany 
8.
Ubi caritas by Imant Raminsh
Performer:  Paul Skevington (Organ), Laura Lewis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; Canada 
9.
A Boy was Born, Op. 3: Jesu, as Thou art our Saviour by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Paul Skevington (Organ), Laura Lewis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955/1961; England 
10.
Prelude: Whence is that Goodly Fragrance by Harrison Oxley
Performer:  Paul Skevington (Organ), Laura Lewis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
11.
What Sweeter Music by John Rutter
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
12.
Magnificat by David Ashley White
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
13.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
14.
Pastorale Dance on "On Christmas Night" by Robin Milford
Performer:  Laura Lewis (Soprano), Paul Skevington (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
15.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Paul Skevington (Organ), Laura Lewis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble,  Washington Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Joseph Wilcox Jenkins. 

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