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Rutter: Christmas Star And A Christmas Festival

Rutter / Cambridge Singers / Rpo
Release Date: 11/19/2013 
Label:  Collegium Records   Catalog #: 306   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalLowell MasonWilliam J. KirkpatrickMel Torme,   ... 
Performer:  Melanie MarshallAndrew WilliamsAndrew WilliamsClara Sanabras,   ... 
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge SingersCambridge Symphony OrchestraFarnham Youth Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
2. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3. How great our joy by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
4. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6. Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
7. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
8. What child is this? by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
9. 'Twas in the moon of winter time by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
10. Go tell it on the mountain by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
11. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
12. Rise up, shepherd, and follow by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
13. The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
14. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
15. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
16. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
17. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
18. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
19. Away in a manger by James R. Murray
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
20. O Jesulein süss, o Jesulein mild by Samuel Scheidt
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1650; Halle, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
21. All my heart this night rejoices by Johann Georg Ebeling
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
22. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
23. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
24. Piae Cantiones: Gaudete, gaudete by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582; Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
25. Shepherd's carol by Robert Chilcott
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2005; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
26. Nos galan by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
27. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Melanie Marshall (Mezzo Soprano), Andrew Williams (Viola), Andrew Williams (Viola)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
28. Ave Maria by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers,  Farnham Youth Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
29. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Farnham Youth Choir,  Cambridge Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
30. Rejoice and Be Merry by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers,  Farnham Youth Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
31. El noi de la mare by Traditional
Performer:  Clara Sanabras (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Catalonia, Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
32. A Christmas Overture by Nigel Hess
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
33. Born on a New Day by John David
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers,  Farnham Youth Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
34. Magical Kingdom by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Farnham Youth Choir,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
35. Mary's boy child by Jester Hairston
Performer:  Melanie Marshall (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Farnham Youth Choir,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
36. Esta noche nace un niño by Traditional
Performer:  Clara Sanabras (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
37. Sleigh Ride by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Farnham Youth Choir,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887-1888; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
38. The Virgin Mary had a baby boy by Traditional
Performer:  Melanie Marshall (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
39. New Year by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers,  Farnham Youth Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
40. I Wish You Christmas by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
41. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Farnham Youth Choir,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
42. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Performer:  John Anderson (Oboe), Melanie Marshall (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Farnham Youth Choir,  Cambridge Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Adeste fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful) (arr. D. Willcocks for choir): Adeste fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful) (arr. D. Willcocks)
Piae Cantiones: Gaudate (arr. J. Rutter and M. Neaum): Piae Cantiones: Gaudate
The Shepherd's Carol
Nos Galan (New Year's Eve) (arr. J. Rutter): Nos Galan (New Year's Eve)
I wonder as I wander (arr. J. Rutter): I wonder as I wander
Ave Maria
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (arr. J. Rutter): Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Rejoice and Be Merry
El Noi de la Mare (The Son of the Virgin) (arr. J. Rutter): El Noi de la Mare (The Son of the Virgin)
A Christmas Overture
Born on a New Day (arr. P. Knight)
Magical Kingdom
Mary's Boy Child (arr. J. Rutter)
Esta noche (This Night) (arr. J. Rutter): Esta noche (This Night)
3 Small Tone Poems: No. 2. Winter Night (Sleigh Ride)
The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy (arr. J. Rutter): The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy
New Year
I Wish You Christmas
Festgesang, MWV D4, "Gutenberg-Kantate": No. 2. (adap. W.H. Cummings as Hark! The Herald Angels Sing) (arr. D. Willcocks for choir): Festgesang, MWV D4, "Gutenberg-Kantate": No. 2. (adap. W.H. Cummings as Hark! The Herald Angels Sing) (arr. D. Willcocks)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. J. Rutter)
Good Christian men, rejoice (arr. J. Rutter): Good Christian men, rejoice
I Wonder as I Wander (arr. J. Rutter): I wonder as I wander
All My Heart this Night Rejoices: All my heart this night rejoices
Silent Night
Lo how a rose e'er blooming (Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen): Lo, how a Rose e'er blooming
Ding dong! Merrily on high (arr. C. Wood): Ding dong! merrily on high
We Three Kings of Orient Are (arr. J. Rutter): Three kings of Orient
How great our joy (arr. J. Rutter): How great our joy
Angels we have heard on high (arr. J. Rutter): Angels We Have Heard on High
Joy to the World (arr. J. Rutter): Joy to the world
Away in a Manger (arr. J. Rutter): Away in a manger
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle (arr. J. Rutter): Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle
God rest you merry, gentlemen (arr. J. Rutter): God rest you merry, gentlemen
What child is this? (arr. J. Rutter): What child is this?
'Twas in the moon of winter time (arr. J. Rutter): 'Twas in the moon of winter time
O little one sweet (arr. J.S. Bach): O little one sweet
Go, tell it on the mountain (arr. J. Rutter): Go, tell it on the mountain
Away in a Manger (arr. J. Rutter): Away in a manger
Rise up, shepherd, and follow (arr. J. Rutter): Rise up shepherd, and follow
The Christmas Song
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. J. Rutter): We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful): O come, all ye faithful

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