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A Festival Of Nine Lessons And Carols - St. John's, Denver


Release Date: 09/15/1998 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49101   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalHenry John GauntlettAnonymousFrank Boles,   ... 
Performer:  John RepulskiDonald PearsonJean FranciscoElke Diefendorf,   ... 
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs, Denver. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs, Denver. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle by Traditional
Performer:  John Repulski (Organ)
Written: France 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Keith Chapman 
2.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
3.
Ding Dong! by Anonymous
Performer:  John Repulski (Hand Bells), Jean Francisco (Hand Bells), Elke Diefendorf (Hand Bells),
Holly Hoxeng (Hand Bells), Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken track, "The Bidding Prayer."
Arranged: David Willcocks 
4.
Adam lay y'bounden by Frank Boles
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Book of Genesis 3: 8-15. 
5.
My dancing day by Traditional
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Written: England 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Book of Genesis 22: 15-18.
Arranged: Gerald Near 
6.
Of the Father's love begotten by Traditional
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
7.
Alleluya! A new work is come on hand! by Traditional
Performer:  Jean Francisco (Hand Bells), Elke Diefendorf (Hand Bells), Holly Hoxeng (Hand Bells),
John Repulski (Hand Bells)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Book of Isaiah 9:
2-7.
Arranged: Michael Emery 
8.
In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  Karen Yonovitz (Flute), Suzanne Moulton-Gertig (Harp), Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Book of Isaiah 11:
1-9.
Arranged: Bob Chilcott 
9.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Elke Diefendorf (Hand Bells), Donald Pearson (Organ), John Repulski (Hand Bells),
Tom Blomster (Percussion), Holly Hoxeng (Hand Bells), Jean Francisco (Hand Bells),
Suzanne Moulton-Gertig (Harp), Karen Yonovitz (Flute)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Written: England 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
10.
Betelehemu by Traditional
Performer:  Joyce Richardson (), John Repulski (), Tom Blomster (),
Jean Francisco ()
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Written: Nigeria 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Gospel of Luke 1:
26-38.
This selection is performed in Nigerian.
Arranged: Wendell Whalum 
11.
He is born by Traditional
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ), Tom Blomster (Percussion), Suzanne Moulton-Gertig (Harp)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Date of Recording: 1994-95 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Gospel of Luke 2:
1-7.
Arranged: Jackson Berkey 
12.
Christmas Lullaby by Jeffrey Van
Performer:  Elke Diefendorf (Hand Bells), Holly Hoxeng (Hand Bells), Jean Francisco (Hand Bells),
John Repulski (Hand Bells), Alex Komodore (Guitar)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Gospel of Luke 2:
8-16. 
13.
What child is this? by Traditional
Performer:  Suzanne Moulton-Gertig (Harp), Karen Yonovitz (Flute)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Gospel of Matthew 2: 1-11.
Arranged: Dale Warland 
14.
Falan-Tidings by Donald Pearson
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken lesson from the Gospel of John 1:
1-14. 
15.
Hodie Christus natus est by Traditional
Performer:  Jean Francisco (Hand Bells), Holly Hoxeng (Hand Bells), John Repulski (Hand Bells),
Donald Pearson (Organ), Suzanne Moulton-Gertig (Harp), Karen Yonovitz (Flute),
Elke Diefendorf (Hand Bells)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is performed in English and Latin.
Arranged: Andrew Carter 
16.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a spoken Collect and Blessing.
Arranged: Donald Pearson and David Willcocks 
17.
Organ Flourish on "Joy to the World" by Michael Dell
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
18.
Do You Hear What I Hear? by Gloria Shayne Baker
Performer:  Donald Pearson (Organ), Suzanne Moulton-Gertig (Harp), Tom Blomster (Percussion)
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962 
Venue:  St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Alyn Aisworth 

Sound Samples

Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella (arr. K. Chapman)
Once in Royal David's City (version for choir)
The Bidding Prayer
Ding Dong Merrily on High (arr. D. Willcocks)
First Lesson
Adam Lay Ybounden
Second Lesson
My Dancing Day (arr. G. Near): My Dancing Day
Of the Father's Heart Begotten (arr. D. Willcocks)
Third Lesson
Alleluia, "A New Work Is Come On Hand"
Fourth Lesson
Mid-Winter
I Saw Three Ships (arr. J. Rutter)
Fifth Lesson
Betelehemu (arr. W. Whalum)
Sixth Lesson
Il Est Ne (He is Born, The Divine Christ Child) (arr. J. Berkey) (Sung in English)
Seventh Lesson
Christmas Lullaby
Do You Hear What I Hear? (arr. A. Ainsworth)
Eighth Lesson
What Child is This? (arr. D. Warland)
Ninth Lesson
Falan-Tidings, "Out of the Orient Crystal Skies"
Hodie Christus natus est
Collection and Blessing
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful) (arr. D. Pearson and D. Willcocks)
Joy to the World (arr. M. Dell)

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