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Noël- Christmas At King's / Willcocks, King's College Choir


Release Date: 10/17/1995 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 444848   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnTraditionalJohann Sebastian BachJohn Francis Wade,   ... 
Performer:  Harvey Alan
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
3.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Tate 
4.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Woodward.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
6.
King Jesus hath a garden by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Woodward 
7.
In dulci jubilo, BWV 368 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
8.
Unto us is born a son by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
9.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Vaughan Williams 
12.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Walford Davies 
13.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
15.
Past three o'clock by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Woodward 
16.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
18.
Rocking by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
19.
Rejoice and be merry by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
Joseph was an old man by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Shaw 
21.
As with gladness men of old by Conrad Kocher
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; England 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
22.
A great and mighty wonder by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Praetorius 
23.
The infant king by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Pettman 
24.
Carols (3): Balulalow by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
25.
Crown of Roses by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
26.
Christ was born on Christmas Day by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Woodward 
27.
Blessed be that Maid Mary by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
28.
Lute-book lullaby by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Shaw 
29.
Personent hodie, H 135 no 2 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1916-17; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
30.
In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
31.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Shaw 
32.
Shepherds in the field abiding by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Wood 
33.
Torches, for chorus & organ, Op. 7a by John Joubert
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
34.
Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Harvey Alan (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 11 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
35.
Myn lyking by Richard Runciman Terry
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
36.
Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8: no 3, Die Könige by Peter Cornelius
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856/1870; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Atkins 

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