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Classic Christmas Carols - 50 Favourite Carols / King's College Choir Cambridge


Release Date: 11/24/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 15086   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry John GauntlettTraditionalRutland BoughtonFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
3.
Bethlehem: The Holy and the Ivy by Rutland Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
6.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7.
In the bleak midwinter by Harold Drake
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
9.
The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?" by John Tavener
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
10.
Angels from the realms of glory by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
11.
Adam lay ybounden by Boris Ord
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
12.
We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
13.
I saw a fair maiden by Peter Warlock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
14.
Whence is that goodly Fragrance by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15.
Quem pastores laudavere by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
16.
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17.
A maiden most gentle by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
18.
Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 2, A spotless rose by Herbert Howells
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: England (1918 - 1920). 
19.
Sans Day Carol by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Cornwall, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
20.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
21.
Cherry Tree Carol by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
22.
I sing of a maiden by Patrick Hadley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1936; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
23.
Gabriel's message by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Basque Provinces 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
24.
Personent hodie by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 1582; Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
25.
The first nowell by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
26.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
27.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
28.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
29.
It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
30.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
31.
On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
32.
O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
33.
Myn lyking by Richard Runciman Terry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
34.
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elisabeth Poston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
35.
All my heart this night rejoices by Johann Georg Ebeling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
36.
Dormi, Jesu by John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
37.
Ríu, ríu, chíu "El lobo rabioso" by Mateo Flecha
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
38.
O Jesulein süss (O little one sweet) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
39.
Shepherd's Cradle Song by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Czech Republic 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
40.
How Far Is It To Bethlehem by Geoffrey Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
41.
Traditional English Carols (8): no 6, The truth sent from above by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
42.
Kommt, Christen, seht by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
43.
Remember, O thou man by Arthur Oldham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
44.
Quittez pasteurs by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
45.
The Lord at first did Adam make by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
46.
The infant king by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
47.
A child is born in Bethlehem by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Denmark 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
48.
And all in the morning by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
49.
Piae Cantiones: Of the Father's heart begotten by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582; Sweden 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
50.
In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
51.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Once in royal David's city (harm. A. H. Mann; descant Willcocks)
Ding dong! merrily on high (arr. Willcocks)
O come, all ye faithful
The Holly and the Ivy
Hark! the herald angels sing
Silent Night
While shepherds watched (Este's Psalter, 1592; descant Willcocks)
In the bleak mid-winter
God rest you merry, gentlemen
The Lamb
Angels, from the realms of glory
Adam lay ybounden
Weihnachtslieder Op. 8: The Three Kings
I saw a maiden
Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing?
Quem pastores laudavere (unaccomp. version)
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
A maiden most gentle
A Spotless Rose
Sans Day Carol (2004 Digital Remaster)
I wonder as I wander
The Cherry Tree Carol
I sing of a maiden
Gabriel's Message
Personent hodie
The First Nowell
In dulci jubilo
O little town of Bethlehem (v.3 arr. Ledger)
I saw three ships (arr. Ledger)
It came upon the midnight clear (adapted & arr. Sullivan; descant Willcocks)
Away in a Manger
Sussex Carol (On Christmas night all Christians sing)
O come, O come, Emmanuel (trans. J. M. Neale rev. T. A. Lacey; arr. Willcocks) (2004 Digital Remaster)
Myn Lyking (2004 Digital Remaster)
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
All my heart this night rejoices (1991 Digital Remaster)
Dormi, Jesu
Riu, riu, chiu
O Jesulein süss BWV493
The Shepherds' Cradle Song (2004 Digital Remaster)
How far is it to Bethlehem? (2004 Digital Remaster)
The Truth from Above
Up! good Christen folk and listen
Remember, O thou man (2004 Digital Remaster)
Quittez, pasteurs (2004 Digital Remaster)
The Lord at first did Adam make (1991 Digital Remaster)
The Infant King (2004 Digital Remaster)
A child is born in Bethlehem [Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem] (1991 Digital Remaster)
And all in the morning
Of the Father's heart begotten (2004 Digital Remaster)
Chorale Preludes BWV714-40 (1987 Digital Remaster): In dulci jubilo BWV729
Joy to the World!
A great and mighty wonder

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