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Favourite Carols / Willcocks, The Bach Choir


Release Date: 08/05/2008 
Label:  London/Decca Jubilee Catalog #: 417898   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Francis WadeFranz Xaver GruberTraditionalWilliam James Kirkpatrick,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach ChoirPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Language: English 
2.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Language: English 
3.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Language: Latin 
4.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
5.
Gabriel's message by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Written: Basque Provinces 
Language: English 
6.
Angelus ad Virginem by Anonymous
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 
Language: Latin 
7.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot Arbeau's "Orchésographie".
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
8.
A Virgin most pure by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Written: USA 
Language: English 
9.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Written: England 
Language: English 
10.
Fanfare by Sir David Willcocks
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
11.
Shepherd's Pipe Carol by John Rutter
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
12.
Sussex carol by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
13.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Language: English 
14.
Star Carol by John Rutter
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

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