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A Christmas Celebration / Kay, Huddersfield Society, Et Al


Release Date: 10/01/1993 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 4530   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalFranz Xaver GruberWilliam MathiasHugh Martin,   ... 
Performer:  Simon LindleyPhillip McCann
Conductor:  Brian KayPhillip McCann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral SocietySellers Engineering Band
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Notes: Arrangers: Brian Kay; Charles Wood; Robert Hartley.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
2. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Brian Kay 
3. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Written: Wales, UK 
Notes: Arranged: Gordon Langford 
4. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Sellers Engineering Band
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Phillips 
5. Sir Christèmas by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Wales, UK 
6. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Phillip McCann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Alan Fernie 
7. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Notes: This selection was co-written by Ralph Blane.
Arranged: Goff Richards 
8. Kumbaya by Traditional
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Africa 
Notes: Arranged: K.J. Dinham 
9. An Australian Christmas by William Garnet James
Conductor:  Phillip McCann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Australia 
Notes: Arranged: James Curnow 
10. Joys Seven by Traditional
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Stephen Cleobury 
11. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: John Gardner 
12. In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Phillip McCann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Notes: Arranged: Stephen Bulla 
13. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
14. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet), Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Phillips 
15. Santa Claus-Trophobia by Sandy Smith
Conductor:  Phillip McCann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: 20th Century 
16. A Christmas Fantasy by Gordon Langford
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
17. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Goff Richards 
18. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Brian Kay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 

Sound Samples

Ding Dong Merrily on High (arr. D. Willcocks): Ding Dong Merrily on High
Kwmbayah
Joys Seven
An Australian Christmas
Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: Zion hears the watchmen's voices: Cantata 140: Zion Hears The Watchmen's Voices
Away in a Manger
Deck the Halls
The Holly and the Ivy
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)
A Merry Little Christmas
In the bleak midwinter (arr. for brass band): In The Bleak Midwinter
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
5 Lieder, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied (Lullaby)
Santa Claus-Trophobia
Sir Christemas
The Coventry Carol
A Christmas Fantasy

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