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Christmas Carols / Donald Hunt, Worcester Cathedral Choir


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550589   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Lowell MasonHenry John GauntlettHenry Walford DaviesTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Raymond JohnstonRobert Stringer
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Raymond Johnston (Organ), Robert Stringer (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Raymond Johnston (Organ), Robert Stringer (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Cherry Tree Carol by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Donald Hunt 
5.
In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Old English Carols (4), Op. 20b/H 82: no 2, Now let us sing by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Donald Hunt 
8.
Joys Seven by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Catherdral, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Stephen Cleobury 
9.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Donald Hunt 
10.
Jesus, Jesus, rest your head by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Warrell 
11.
In dulci jubilo by Robert Lucas Pearsall
Performer:  Raymond Johnston (Organ), Robert Stringer (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
O Jesulein süss, O Jesulein mild, BWV 493 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Raymond Johnston (Organ), Robert Stringer (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Rocking by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
15.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
16.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Raymond Johnston (Organ), Robert Stringer (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
As I outrode by Traditional
Performer:  Raymond Johnston (Organ), Robert Stringer (Treble)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Unto us is born a son by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. 
20.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Donald Hunt 

Sound Samples

Joy to the World
Once in Royal David's City
O little town of Bethlehem: O Little Town of Bethlehem
The Cherry Tree Carol (arr. Donald Hunt)
Cafetin de Buenos Aires: In the Bleak Midwinter
Sing Aloud (arr. Gustav Holst)
Away in a Manger (arr. D. Hunt): Away in a Manger (arr. Donald Hunt)
Joys Seven (arr. Stephen Cleobury)
I wonder as I wander: I Wonder as I Wander
Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
In dulci jubilo, Op. 10: In dulci jubilo (arr. R. L. Pearsall)
O Little One Sweet (arr. J. S. Bach)
Rocking
Ding, Dong, Merrily On High (French)
O Come All Ye Faithful: O Come, All Ye Faithful (arr. David Willcocks)
Coventry Carol
As I Outrode
Unto us is born a Son (arr. D. Willcocks): Unto Us is Born a Son (arr. David Willcocks)
Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. D. Willcocks): Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. David Willcocks)
Nuit de Paix (Stille Nacht, Silent Night) (arr. A. Rozankovic): Silent Night (arr. Donald Hunt)

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