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Britten: A Ceremony Of Carols, Etc / King's College Choir


Release Date: 03/27/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 433215   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Rachel MastersPeter Barley
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Rachel Masters (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Language: English 
2.
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Barley (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Language: English 
3.
A Boy was Born, Op. 3 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933/1955; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Procession
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Wolcom Yule!
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: There Is No Rose
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: That Yongë Child
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Balulalow
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: As Dew In Aprille
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: This Little Babe
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Interlude
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: In Freezing Winter Night
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Spring Carol
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Deo Gracias
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Recession
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: Rejoice in God, O ye Tongues
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: For I will consider my cat Jeoffrey
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: For the mouse is a creature of great personal valour
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: For the flowers are great blessings
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: For I am under the same accusation
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: For H is the spirit
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30: Hallelujah
A boy was born, Op.3: A Boy Was Born (Theme)
A boy was born, Op.3: Variation 1: Lullay, Jesu
A boy was born, Op.3: Variation 2: Herod
A boy was born, Op.3: Variation 3: Jesu As Thou Art Our Saviour
A boy was born, Op.3: Variation 4: The Three Kings
A boy was born, Op.3: Variation 5: In The Bleak Mid-Winter
A boy was born, Op.3: Variation 6: Finale - Noel!

Customer Reviews

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 Exemplary ! December 1, 2013 By Joseph  Erdeljac (West Chester, PA) See All My Reviews "Here we have the best example of how this work was meant to be performed. This is by and far the best recording of A Ceremony of Carols by a Boys Choir. Kings College is great !" Report Abuse
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