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Enchanted Carols


Release Date: 09/15/1999 
Label:  Saydisc   Catalog #: 327   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  AnonymousFelix MendelssohnTraditionalJames Pierpont,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ChorusGrosmont Handbell RingersSun Life Stanshawe Band,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This release features traditional Christmas Carols played on music boxes,
street pianos and other mechanical instruments.
This selection includes both monaural and stereo recordings.
This release features traditional Christmas Carols played on music boxes,
street pianos and other mechanical instruments.
This selection includes both monaural and stereo recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Bell Toll by Anonymous
Venue:  Live  St. Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Felix Mendelssohn's "Festgesang" ["Hark! The herald angles sing"].
This selection appears twice on this recording. 
2.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Bell Toll" [Change ringing] of the Church of St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol.
This selection features a street piano, barrel organ, music boxes and a disc piano. 
3.
A Virgin most pure by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection features handbell accompaniment. 
4.
Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection features a "penny piano."
This selection shares a track and timing with "Star of Bethlehem". 
5.
Star of Bethlehem by Traditional
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Jingle Bells".
This selection features music boxes. 
6.
Angels from the realms of glory by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grosmont Handbell Ringers
Written: France 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing with and which incorporates "Away in a manger", "O little town of Bethlehem" and "The first nowell". 
7.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grosmont Handbell Ringers
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which incorporates "Angels from the realms of glory", "O little town of Bethlehem" and "The first nowell". 
8.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grosmont Handbell Ringers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates "Angels from the realms of glory", "Away in a manger" and "The first nowell". 
9.
The first nowell by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grosmont Handbell Ringers
Written: England 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates "Angels from the realms of glory", "Away in a manger" and "O
little town of Bethlehem".
This selection features three music boxes. 
10.
As with gladness men of old by Conrad Kocher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sun Life Stanshawe Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which incorporates "Glory to God in the highest" and "See amid the winter's snow". 
11.
Glory to God in the highest by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sun Life Stanshawe Band
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates Kocher's "As with gladness men of old" and "See amid the winter's snow". 
12.
See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sun Life Stanshawe Band
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates Kocher's "As with gladness men of old" and "Glory to God in the highest". 
13.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This selection features barrel organs and music boxes. 
14.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sound in Brass Handbells
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: This selection features music boxes. 
15.
Down in yon forest by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection features handbell accompaniment. 
16.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection features music boxes and street pianos. 
17.
Little Jesus sweetly sleep by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Launton Handbells
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which incorporates Davis' "Little Drummer Boy", "Deck the Hall" and "Lux hodie...Orientibus partibus 'Donkey's Carol'". 
18.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Launton Handbells
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates "Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep", "Deck the Hall" and "Lux hodie...Orientibus partibus 'Donkey's Carol'". 
19.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Launton Handbells
Written: Wales, UK 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates "Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep", Davis' "Little Drummer Boy"
and "Lux hodie...Orientibus partibus 'Donkey's Carol'". 
20.
Lux hodie...Orientis partibus "Donkey's Carol" by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Launton Handbells
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; France 
Notes: This selection is a medley that shares a track and timing and which
incorporates "Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep", Davis' "Little Drummer Boy"
and "Deck the Hall". 
21.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Auld lang syne" and "Bell Toll".
This selection features a street piano. 
22.
Auld Lang Syne by Traditional
Period: Classical 
Written: Scotland 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "While shepherds watched
their flocks by night" and "Bell Toll". 

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