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Christmas Collection - Britten, Et Al / Rodolfus Choir


Release Date: 09/06/2007 
Label:  Herald Records   Catalog #: 280   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalPaul SpicerBenjamin BrittenJudith Bingham,   ... 
Performer:  Nicholas Collon
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Written: Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. There is no rose by Paul Spicer
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3. Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. The clouded heaven by Judith Bingham
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is based on "Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace" by Samuel Sebastian Wesley. 
5. There is no rose by Simon Whalley
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. This is the truth sent from above by Traditional
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Leo Hussain. 
7. A Christmas Blessing by Ralph Allwood
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Allwood. 
9. The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?" by John Tavener
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. The darkest midnight in December by Traditional
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Johnny Marks
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Keith Roberts. 
12. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Allwood.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
13. Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Balulalow by James Burton
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. Carols (3), Op. 25: no 2, Lully, lulla thou little tiny child by Kenneth Leighton
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Allwood. 
16. How far to Bethlehem? by Traditional
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Rice. 
17. Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1979; England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Rice. 
18. Still, still, still by Andrew Gant
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
19. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  Nicholas Collon (Organ)
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Eton College Chapel, Windsor 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Allwood. 

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