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A Christmas Carol - Music From Victorian England


Release Date: 08/01/2006 
Label:  Gift Of Music   Catalog #: 232   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalLewis H. RednerJohann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Martin SouterLesley Echo RossJosik KocSara Stowe,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir OxfordFine Arts Brass QuintetHarrogate Choral Society
Number of Discs: 3 
Back Order: Usually ships in 2 to 3 weeks.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

From the sophisticated drawing room to the nursery and out onto the streets, with the sounds of church bells, music boxes and robust carol singers. A unique blend of refined and unusual Christmas music.

3 hours of music.
From the sophisticated drawing room to the nursery and out onto the streets, with the sounds of church bells, music boxes and robust carol singers. A unique blend of refined and unusual Christmas music.

3 hours of music.
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Works on This Recording

1.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Written: England 
2.
'Twas in the winter cold by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
3.
O little town of Bethlehem by Lewis H. Redner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fine Arts Brass Quintet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; USA 
4.
We Three Kings by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
5.
See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
6.
Sleep, Holy Babe by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
7.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Written: England 
8.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fine Arts Brass Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
9.
Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fine Arts Brass Quintet
10.
Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Written: Germany 
11.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harrogate Choral Society
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12.
Chorale Preludes (11) for Organ, Op. 122: no 8, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
13.
In dulci jubilo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
14.
Weihnachtsbaum for Piano, S 186: In Dulci Jubilo by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
15.
The Song of the Robin Redbreast by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano), Lesley Echo Ross (Soprano)
16.
What shall we sing at Christmas? by Traditional
Performer:  Lesley Echo Ross (Soprano), Martin Souter (Piano), Josik Koc (Baritone)
17.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
18.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
Period: Classical 
Written: Europe 
19.
On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
Written: England 
20.
We've been awhile a-wandering by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
21.
The Wren Song by Traditional
Performer:  John Spiers (Accordion), Ian Giles (Voice)
22.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 12, Knecht Ruprecht by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
23.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
24.
Past three o'clock by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
Written: 16th Century; England 
25.
Dame Get Up and Bake Your Pies by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
Written: England 
26.
See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Performer:  John Spiers (Accordion), Ian Giles (Voice)
27.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  John Spiers (Accordion), Ian Giles (Voice)
Written: England 
28.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
Written: England 
29.
Gloucestershire Wassail, 'Wassail, wassail all over the town!' by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
30.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  John Spiers (Accordion), Ian Giles (Voice)
Written: England 
31.
Kinderstücke (6) for Piano, Op. 72 "Christmas Pieces" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
32.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 8, Am Kamin by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
33.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Performer:  John Spiers (Accordion), Ian Giles (Voice)
Written: England 
34.
Dance of the Melting Snowman by Traditional
Performer:  Mark Balgent (Didgeridoo), Matthew Linley (Bells)
35.
Préludes, Book 1: no 6, Des pas sur la neige by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; France 
36.
The north wind doth blow by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
37.
Who killed cock robin by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Matthew Spring (Lute)
38.
Little Jack Horner by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Stowe (Soprano), Martin Souter (Piano)
39.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: England 
40.
Wassail Song by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
41.
Lullay, lullow by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 14th Century 
42.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: Wales, UK 
43.
The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: England 
44.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: England 
45.
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
46.
The seven rejoices of Mary by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Classical 
Written: Ireland 
47.
Bright Morning Stars by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: USA 
48.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
49.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
50.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
51.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
52.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
53.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: England 
54.
Sans Day Carol by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: Cornwall, England 
55.
Once in royal David's city by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
56.
We Three Kings by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
57.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
58.
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Written: England 
59.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Jon Bowden (Fiddle/Voice), Ian Giles (Voice), John Spiers (Accordion),
Giles Lewin (Tenor/Fiddle/Pipes)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 

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