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Christmas In The Grand Tradition / Conte, Philadelphia Brass

Conte,Peter
Release Date: 10/09/2009 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49264  
Composer:  TraditionalAdolphe AdamRalph Vaughan WilliamsGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Christmas carols on a grand scale! Under the dazzling fingers of organist Peter Richard Conte, the world's largest musical instrument teams up with the Philadelphia Brass in this program of Christmas favorites. A sonic spectacular! - Gothic Records Christmas carols on a grand scale! Under the dazzling fingers of organist Peter Richard Conte, the world's largest musical instrument teams up with the Philadelphia Brass in this program of Christmas favorites. A sonic spectacular! - Gothic Records Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: France 
2.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
3.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
4.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: England 
5.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
6.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
7.
Chorales (79) for Organ, Op. 28: no 41, In dulci jubilo by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Paris, France 
8.
In dulci jubilo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
9.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
10.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
11.
Canzon by Giovanni Gabrieli
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
12.
Poèmes évangeliques (3) for Organ, Op. 2: no 2, La Nativité by Jean Langlais
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
13.
Sleigh Ride by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887-1888; USA 
14.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: England 
15.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
16.
Variations on "Adeste Fideles" by Gaston-Marie Déthier
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
17.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Richard Conte (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: Wales, UK 

Sound Samples

Bring a Torch, Jennette Isabella (arr. K. Chapman)
O Tannenbaum (arr. P.R. Conte)
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) (arr. for chamber ensemble)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. P.R. Conte)
Fantasia on Greensleeves (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Messiah, HWV 56 (arr. P.R. Conte): Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: For Unto Us the Child Is Born (arr. P.R. Conte)
79 Chorales, Op. 28 (arr. for chamber ensemble): 79 Chorales, Op. 28: No. 51. In Dulci Jubilo (arr. for chamber ensemble)
In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 (arr. P.R. Conte)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. V. Fox)
Canzona
La Nativite
Sleigh Ride, "Winter Night" (arr. R. Hebble)
Good King Wenceslas (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 (arr. P.R. Conte): Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Sinfonia (arr. P.R. Conte)
Variations on Adeste Fideles
Deck the Halls (arr. P.R. Conte)

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