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Traditional Christmas Carol Collection / The Sixteen


Release Date: 11/14/2006 
Label:  Coro   Catalog #: 16043   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalHenry John GauntlettHenry Walford DaviesFranz Xaver Gruber,   ... 
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A collection of well-loved traditional Christmas Carols, perfect for creating a warm seasonal atmosphere and to sing along with.

Simple, sincere and thoroughly engaging -- American Record Guide
A collection of well-loved traditional Christmas Carols, perfect for creating a warm seasonal atmosphere and to sing along with.

Simple, sincere and thoroughly engaging -- American Record Guide
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Works on This Recording

1.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
2.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3.
On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
4.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
5.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6.
Angels from the realms of glory by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
8.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
9.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
10.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
12.
In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
13.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
14.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
15.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
16.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
17.
See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
18.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
19.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
20.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
21.
Rocking by Traditional
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Written: Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  St. Giles Church, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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