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Christmastide / Jessye Norman


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 420180   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Francis WadeTraditionalFelix MendelssohnHarold Edwin Darke,   ... 
Performer:  Jessye Norman
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American BoychoirNew York Choral SocietyEmpire Chamber Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
2. Amen by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Written: USA 
3. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Written: France 
4. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
5. Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Written: Germany 
6. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
7. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Written: England 
8. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Language: English 
9. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Written: England 
10. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
11. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
12. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
13. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
14. See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
15. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
16. This Christmastide "Jessye's Carol" by Donald Fraser
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
17. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
18. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir,  New York Choral Society,  Empire Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

Sound Samples

Oh Come, Immanuel
Once in Royal David's city
Unto us a Child is born
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Good Christian men rejoice
O holy night (Minuit chrétien)
The Holly and the Ivy
See amid the winter's snow
I Saw Three Ships
This Christmastide (Jessye's Carol)
Coventry Carol
In the Bleak Mid-winter
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
Angels we have heard on high
We Three Kings of Orient are
Joy to the World
Adeste Fideles (O come, all ye faithful)
Amen

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