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Christmas With The Westminster Choir

Leontovich / Gruber / Mendelssohn / Flummerfelt
Release Date: 11/15/2011 
Label:  Westminster Choir   Catalog #: 691  
Composer:  John Francis WadeTraditionalBenjamin BrittenFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Daniel BeckwithPeter GillisJeffrey MartinNancy Tenore
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster ChoirConcerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
2. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: England 
3. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
4. Of the Father's love begotten by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
5. A Boy was Born, Op. 3 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933/1955; England 
6. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
7. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ), Peter Gillis (Tenor)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
8. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: France 
9. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
10. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
11. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
12. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: Wales, UK 
13. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
14. Break Forth O Beauteous Light by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
15. Sleepers, awake! by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
16. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
17. Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: Ukraine 
18. Ihr Kinderlein kommet by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: 20th Century 
19. Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
20. Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: France 
21. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
22. While by my sheep by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Germany 
23. What is this lovely fragrance? by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: France 
24. Masters in this hall by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: France 
25. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Written: England 
26. Go tell it on the mountain by Traditional
Performer:  Jeffrey Martin (Tenor), Nancy Tenore (Soprano), Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
27. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Daniel Beckwith (Organ)
Conductor:  Joseph Flummerfelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia

Sound Samples

Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful): O Come All Ye Faithful
The First Nowell
Veni Emmanuel (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel) (Sung in English): O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Of the Father's Heart Begotten
A Boy Was Born, Op. 3: Theme: A boy was Born
Hark! The herald angels sing: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
I Wonder As I Wander: I Wonder as I Wander
Angels We Have Heard on High
We Three Kings of Orient Are
Away in a Manger
Silent Night
Deck the Halls
Joy to the World
Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light
Sleepers, Awake!
Es ist ein Ros' enstprungen (Lo' how a Rose e'er Blooming) (arr. M. Praetorius)
Carol of the Bells (arr. P.J. Wilhousky)
O Come, Little Children
From Heaven Above
Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabella: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
Coventry Carol
While By My Sheep
What is this Lovely Fragrance Wafting? (arr. J. Flummerfelt)
Masters in this Hall
The Holly and the Ivy
Go Tell It on the Mountain (arr. J. Work, Jr.): Go Tell It on the Mountain
The Twelve Days of Christmas (arr. J. Rutter)

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