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Joy To The World / Donald Hunt, Worcester Cathedral Choir


Release Date: 11/11/2003 
Label:  Helios   Catalog #: 55161   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Lowell MasonTraditionalHenry John GauntlettWilliam Llewellyn,   ... 
Performer:  Adrian PartingtonWilliam CarslakeBenjamin RyderThomas Blunt
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral SocietyWorcester Cathedral ChoirBoys of Worcester Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Worcester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Donald Hunt. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Worcester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Donald Hunt. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Llewellyn 
2. El cant dels ocells by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: Catalonia, Spain 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Enrique Ribo 
3. What shall we give to the babe in the manger? by Traditional
Performer:  William Carslake (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Enrique Ribo 
4. Josep i Maria by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Pere Jorda 
5. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin.
Arranged: William Llewellyn
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
6. Sans Day Carol by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: Cornwall, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ian Humphris 
7. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society,  Boys of Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: A.H. Mann; Robin Wells (descant) 
8. King Jesus hath a garden by Traditional
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Llewellyn 
9. Hush you, my baby, the night wind is cold by William Llewellyn
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Yorkshire wassail Song by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Ryder (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ian Humphris 
11. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ian Humphris, after Frederic Austin 
12. Rejoice and be merry by Traditional
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Robin Wells 
13. Susanni by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ronald Corp 
14. Illuminare, Jerusalem by Judith Weir
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is performed in English and Latin. 
15. All and Some by Jeremy Thurlow
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1981 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society,  Boys of Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Llewellyn (descant) 
17. In the bleak mid-winter by William Llewellyn
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
18. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Thomas Blunt (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Llewellyn 
19. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Llewellyn 
20. Il est né, le divin enfant by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: William Llewellyn 
21. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir,  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which incorporates and shares a track and timing with the carol "Mary's Child" by Geoffrey Ainger.
Arranged: William Llewellyn 
22. Mary's Child by Geoffrey Ainger
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir,  Worcester Festival Choral Society
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which incorporates and shares a track and timing with "The first nowell."
Arranged: William Llewellyn 

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