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Noel! Noel! Noel! Christmas With Michala Petri


Release Date: 10/31/2007 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 60060   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalArcangelo CorelliJohann Sebastian BachFranz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Michala Petri
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey ChoirNational Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
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". 
2. Noel X by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
3. A great and mighty wonder by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
4. Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voice by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
5. Today to Us a Boy is Born by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
6. Variations on Puer Nobis Nascitur by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
7. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
Language: English 
8. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" by Arcangelo Corelli
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
9. Sans Day Carol by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Cornwall, England 
10. A child is born in Bethlehem by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Denmark 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection also incorporates "Beautiful is the Blue Sky." 
11. Once as I remember by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
12. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Language: English 
13. Shepherd's Cradle Song by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Czech Republic 
Language: English 
14. Noel VIII by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
15. Today Christ is born by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
16. Christmas Tree with its decorations by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
17. Variations on A Child to Us is Born by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Language: English 
18. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Language: English 
19. Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
Language: English 

Featured Sound Samples

A Child Is Born in Bethlehem (Traditional)
On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" (Traditional)

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