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Silent Night - A Christmas Program / Washington Cathedral


Release Date: 10/21/1997 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49095   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard DirksenDouglas MajorAnonymousHaldane Campbell Stewart,   ... 
Performer:  Douglas MajorNicholas White
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Arise, Shine by Richard Dirksen
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
2.
Glory to God by Douglas Major
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
3.
All and some by Anonymous
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
4.
On this day by Haldane Campbell Stewart
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
5.
Matins Responsory by Giovanni Palestrina
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
6.
Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Written: France 
7.
Orgelbüchlein: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas White (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
8.
Ave Maria by Franz Biebl
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; Germany 
9.
How far is it to Bethlehem? by Nicholas White
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: 20th Century 
10.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
11.
Sing Lullaby by Traditional
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
12.
A child my choice by Richard Dirksen
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: 20th Century 
13.
In dulci jubilo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
14.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
15.
Piae Cantiones: Gaudete, gaudete by Anonymous
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582; Sweden 
16.
Fantasy on "Adeste Fideles" by Herbert Sumsion
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
17.
Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8: no 3, Die Könige by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Conductor:  Douglas Major
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856/1870; Weimar, Germany 

Sound Samples

On this Day Earth Shall Ring
Matin Responsory
Arise, shine
Angels We Have Heard on High
Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605
Glory To God
Nowell sing we, both all and some
Ave Maria (Angelus Domini)
How far is it to Bethlehem?
Silent Night
Sing lullaby (arr. D. Willcocks)
A Child My Choice
In dulci jubilo, BWV 608
Hark! the herald angels sing: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8: No. 3. The Three Kings
January Carol
Fantasie on Adeste Fideles

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