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A Festival of Christmas / Walters, Royal Liverpool Chorus and Orchestra


Release Date: 10/05/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 6672   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalFranz Xaver GruberJohn Francis WadeEdmund Walters,   ... 
Performer:  Cynthia StroudJocelyn Bell
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraLiverpool Philharmonic ChoirSt. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Conductor: Edmund Walters. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Conductor: Edmund Walters. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot Arbeau's "Orchésographie."
Arranger: Edmund Walters.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
2.
The infant king by Traditional
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Notes: Arranger: Edgar Pettman. 
3.
I saw a maiden by Traditional
Performer:  Cynthia Stroud (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Notes: Arranger: Edgar Pettman. 
4.
Buenos Reyes by Traditional
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Notes: Arranger: Edmund Walters. 
5.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Edmund Walters. 
6.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranger: J. E. Wallace. 
7.
Where was Jesus born by Edmund Walters
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
8.
The carol singers by Edmund Walters
Performer:  Jocelyn Bell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
9.
Dance little goatling by Edmund Walters
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
10.
As Joseph was a-walking by Edmund Walters
Performer:  Jocelyn Bell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
11.
Boar's Head Carol by Traditional
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranger: Edmund Walters. 
12.
O Jesulein süss, O Jesulein mild, BWV 493 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
13.
Three little birdies by Edmund Walters
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
14.
Little robin redbreast by Edmund Walters
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
15.
Hop-hop-hop by Edmund Walters
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
16.
Little one sleep by Edmund Walters
Performer:  Jocelyn Bell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
17.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Written: Wales, UK 
Notes: Arranger: Edmund Walters. 
18.
In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  Jocelyn Bell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edmund Walters
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,  St. Ambrose RC Junior School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 

Sound Samples

Ding Dong! Merrily on High
The Infant King
Where Was Jesus Born?
The Carol Singers
I Saw a Maiden
Dance Little Goatling
As Joseph Was A-walking
Cradle Song
The Boar's Head
Buenos Reyes
O Little One Sweet
3 Little Birdies
Little Robin Redbreast
Hop-Hop-Hop
Little One Sleep
Deck the Hall with Boughs of Holly
In the Bleak Mid-Winter
Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful): O Come All Ye Faithful

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