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Carols For A Victorian Christmas


Release Date: 11/01/1999 
Label:  Gift Of Music   Catalog #: 1004   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalLewis H. RednerJohann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Martin SouterLesley Echo RossJosik Koc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir OxfordFine Arts Brass QuintetHarrogate Choral Society
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A Victorian Christmas re-created, with the world-renowned boys' choir of Magdalen College, Oxford singing carols, plus church bells, choirs, brass groups, music boxes and parlour piano, in a musical evocation of Christmases past. A Victorian Christmas re-created, with the world-renowned boys' choir of Magdalen College, Oxford singing carols, plus church bells, choirs, brass groups, music boxes and parlour piano, in a musical evocation of Christmases past. Read less

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
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
6.
Sleep, Holy Babe by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
7.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
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
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fine Arts Brass Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
9.
Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fine Arts Brass Quintet
10.
Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Written: Germany 
11.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harrogate Choral Society
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12.
In dulci jubilo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
13.
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 
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:  Lesley Echo Ross (Soprano), Martin Souter (Piano)
16.
What shall we sing at Christmas? by Traditional
Performer:  Josik Koc (Baritone), Martin Souter (Piano), Lesley Echo Ross (Soprano)
17.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 

Sound Samples

Church Bells
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. J. Stainer): God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
'Twas In the Winter Cold
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) (arr. W.J. Westbrook): Cantique de Noel (arr. for organ)
The mistletoe bow
O Little Town of Bethlehem
What Shall We Sing at Christmas?
Hark! the herald angels sing: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
The Song of Robin Redbreast
Weihnachtsbaum, S186/R71 (arr. V. Fox): Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree), S186/R71: III. Die Hirten an der Krippe (The Shepherds at the Manger: In dulci jubilo) (arr. V. Fox)
We Three Kings of Orient Are: We Three Kings
See Amid The Winter's Snow
Sleep, Holy Babe
11 Chorale Preludes, Op. 122: No. 8. Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Good King Wenceslas
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Chorale: Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring) (arr. for brass ensemble): Cantata: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Chorale: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Jesus bleibet meine Freude) (arr. for brass ensemble)
Wassail Song
Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl
Good Christian men, rejoice (arr. J. Rutter): Good Christian men, rejoice
O Come All ye Faithful!
Messiah: HWV 56, Part II: Hallelujah!
In dulci jubilo, BWV 729
Auld Lang Syne
Church Bells

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