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Christmas Spectacular / Hughes, Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass And Percussion

Musica Sacra / Wells / Forbes / Rutter / Hughes
Release Date: 11/13/2012 
Label:  Atoll Records (New Zealand)   Catalog #: 342   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John RutterTraditionalSir David WillcocksJohn Wells,   ... 
Performer:  Musica [New Zealand] SacraIndra HughesJohn [classical organ] WellsNicholas Forbes
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gloria by John Rutter
Performer:  Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Indra Hughes (), John [classical organ] Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; England 
Length: 17 Minutes 14 Secs. 
2.
What Sweeter Music by John Rutter
Performer:  Nicholas Forbes (Organ), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Indra Hughes ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Noe! Noe!, carol (Provençal) by Traditional
Performer:  Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), John [classical organ] Wells (Organ), Indra Hughes ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4.
Fanfare and O Come All Ye Faithful, for chorus & organ by Sir David Willcocks
Performer:  Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Indra Hughes (), Nicholas Forbes (Organ)
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
5.
Metamorphoses on a Noël, for organ & brass ensemble by John Wells
Performer:  Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Indra Hughes (), John [classical organ] Wells (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
6.
Mary's Lullaby by John Rutter
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), John [classical organ] Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7.
Feierlicher Einzug der Ritter des Johanniter-Ordens, AV 103 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  John [classical organ] Wells (Organ), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Indra Hughes ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8.
O little town of Bethlehem by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Nicholas Forbes (Organ)
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
9.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), John [classical organ] Wells (Organ), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
10.
Christmas Medley, for chorus by Michael Leighton-Jones
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
11.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
12.
Unto us is born a son by Traditional
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), John [classical organ] Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Brass and Percussion
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
13.
Deck the hall, for chorus by John Rutter
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14.
Fanfare and Hark the Herald Angels Sing, for chorus & organ by Sir David Willcocks
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra (), Nicholas Forbes (Organ)
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
15.
Welcome, Yule! by Charles H. Parry
Performer:  Indra Hughes (), Musica [New Zealand] Sacra ()
Conductor:  Indra Hughes
Period: Post-Romantic 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Gloria: Domine Deus
Gloria: Quoniam tu solus sanctus
What Sweeter Music
Noe! Noe!
Fanfare / O Come All Ye Faithful
Variations on Noël
Mary's Lullaby
Feierlicher Einzug
Welcome Yule!
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Ding, Dong! Medrrily on High
Christmas Medley
The Holly and the Ivy
Piae Cantiones: Unto Us Is Born a Son
Deck the Halls
Fanfare and Harkl! the Herald-Angels Sing

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