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Christmas With Winchester College Chapel Choir

Winchester College Chapel Choir / Macliver
Release Date: 10/31/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110512  
Composer:  Arcangelo CorelliMichael PraetoriusRichard Rodney BennettJohn Tavener,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher TolleySara Macliver
Conductor:  Christopher TolleyWilliam Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic OrchestraWinchester College Chapel Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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CHRISTMAS WITH WINCHESTER COLLEGE CHAPEL CHOIR

Sara Macliver, soprano
Winchester College Chapel Choir
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
William Lacey, conductor
Recorded live at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, 22-23 December 2004

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo / AC3 5.1 / DTS
Region code: 0 (all)
Booklet notes: English, German (sung text included)
Running time: 102 mins
No. of DVDs: 1

* This selection of music for Christmas brings together East and West in the collaboration of Winchester College Chapel Choir and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live in Hong Kong in December 2004, this
Read more disc features a selection of perennial favourites from the Baroque period, including Bach cantatas and Handel’s Messiah, and three exquisite modern carols.

Chapter 1:
Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 8 ‘Christmas Concerto’

Chapter 2:
From Praetorius to Weir
Michael Praetorius: Come, thou Redeemer of the earth
Richard Rodney Bennett: Out of your sleep
John Tavener: The Lamb
Judith Weir: Illuminare, Jerusalem

Chapter 3:
O Come All Ye Faithful
Anonymous, arr. Willcocks: O come all ye faithful

Chapter 4:
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia from Cantata, BWV 42
Kyrie from Mass in G, BWV 236
'Herr, der du stark and mächtig bist' from Cantata, BWV 10
'Jesus bleibet meine Freude' from Cantata, BWV 147

Chapter 5:
George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in F, Op. 6 No. 2

Chapter 6:
G.F. Handel: Messiah (excerpts)

Chapter 7:
Joy to the World and The First Noel
Lowell Mason, arr. Rutter: Joy to the World
Anonymous: The First Noel

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" by Arcangelo Corelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
2. Come, thou Redeemer of the Earth by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Christopher Tolley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
3. Carols (5): no 2, Out of your sleep by Richard Rodney Bennett
Conductor:  Christopher Tolley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
4. The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?" by John Tavener
Conductor:  Christopher Tolley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; England 
5. Illuminare, Jerusalem by Judith Weir
Performer:  Christopher Tolley (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Tolley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; England 
6. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Notes: Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. 
7. Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats, BWV 42: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
8. Missa brevis in G major, BWV 236: Kyrie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
9. Meine Seel' erhebt den Herren, BWV 10: Herr, der du stark by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sara Macliver (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
10. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sara Macliver (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 2 in F major, HWV 320 by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
13. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Notes: Arranger: John Rutter. 
14. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  William Lacey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Written: England 

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