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Christmas Music From King's / Willcocks, King's College Choir


Release Date: 09/04/2001 
Label:  Emi Classics Special Import Catalog #: 66244   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jan Pieterszoon SweelinckTomás Luis de VictoriaWilliam ByrdOrlando Gibbons,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher Van KampenRobert SpencerSir Andrew DavisDouglas Whittaker
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Hodie Christus natus est by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Netherlands 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2.
O magnum mysterium by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1572; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
Senex puerum portabat by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1572; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4.
Gradualia, Volume 1: Part 2 - Hodie Beata Virgo Maria by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1605; England 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5.
Hosanna to the Son of David by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Gloria in excelsis Deo by Thomas Weelkes
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Latin and English. 
7.
Sing a song of joy by Thomas Campion
Performer:  Christopher Van Kampen (Cello), Robert Spencer (Lute)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elisabeth Poston
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Most glorious lord of life by Martin Peerson
Performer:  Sir Andrew Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Marylin Wailes 
10.
That Lord that Lay in Assë Stall by Imogen Holst
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Where Riches is Everlastingly by Peter Warlock
Performer:  Sir Andrew Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Nowell! Nowell! Nowell! by Dame Elizabeth Maconchy
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
I sing of a maiden by Lennox Berkeley
Performer:  Sir Andrew Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Hodie Christus natus est by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
15.
Gradualia, Volume 2: Senex puerum portabat a 4 by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1607; England 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
16.
Hosanna to the Son of David by Thomas Weelkes
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Maria, das Jungfräuelein by Johannes Eccard
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1964 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Benjamin Britten 
19.
Angelus ad Virginem by Anonymous
Performer:  Douglas Whittaker (Flute), Sir Andrew Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Elizabeth Poston 
20.
Watts's Cradle Song by Stanley Taylor
Performer:  Douglas Whittaker (Flute), Sir Andrew Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
My dancing day by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Van Kampen (Cello), Sir Andrew Davis (Organ), Douglas Whittaker (Flute)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1965 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Elizabeth Poston 

Featured Sound Samples

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (Poston)
The Holly and the Ivy (Traditional)

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