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Joy To The World / Empire Brass


Release Date: 09/13/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 31538   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Lowell MasonTraditionalWilliam James KirkpatrickRichard Storrs Willis,   ... 
Performer:  Mark KrollArthur PressNancy Allen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire BrassHandbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
2.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
3.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "It came upon the midnight clear" and "O little town of Bethlehem."
Arranger: Frank Denson.Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
4.
It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Away in a manger" and "O little town of Bethlehem."
Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
5.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Away in a manger" and "It came upon the midnight clear."
Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
6.
Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp), Arthur Press (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
7.
The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp), Arthur Press (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
8.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Angels we have heard on high."
Arranger: Frank Denson.Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
9.
Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: France 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"."
Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
10.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
11.
Lo, how a rose e'er blooming by Traditional
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
12.
Make a joyful noise by Frank Denson
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1988; California 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
13.
O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
14.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: Wales, UK 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
15.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp), Arthur Press (Percussion), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
16.
What child is this? by Traditional
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
17.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Nancy Allen (Harp), Arthur Press (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
18.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
19.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp), Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 
20.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Arthur Press (Percussion), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass,  Handbell Ringers of Wheeler School
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Venue:  Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Frank Denson.
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (05/25/1988 - 05/27/1988) 

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