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In The Spirit - Sacred Music For Christmas / Jessye Norman


Release Date: 11/19/1996 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454640   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Thomas SmartTraditionalRichard Storrs WillisWilliam J. Kirkpatrick,   ... 
Performer:  Jessye NormanHarry HuffSara Cutler
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke'sSt. Thomas Men and Boy's ChoirChoristers of St. Barnabas,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 51 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

These selections were recorded at St. Barnabas Church in Greenwich, Connecticut, and The Riverside Church in New York City. These selections were recorded at St. Barnabas Church in Greenwich, Connecticut, and The Riverside Church in New York City. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Angels from the realms of Glory by Henry Thomas Smart
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
2. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas,  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
3. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Harry Huff (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
4. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
5. Der Morgen im Lenze "Ihr Kinderlein kommet" by Johann Abraham P. Schulz
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Harry Huff (Organ), Sara Cutler (Harp)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
6. Of the Father's love begotten by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
7. Mary had a baby by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Boychoir
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
8. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas,  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
9. Puer natus in Bethlehem by Anonymous
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas,  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
10. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Harry Huff (Organ), Sara Cutler (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
11. Noël nouvelet by Anonymous
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Harry Huff (Organ)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas,  Riverside Church Choir New York
Period: Renaissance 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
12. A Christmas Garland by Bruce Stuart Saylor
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1996 
13. La Ballade du Jésus Christ by Anonymous
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1996 
14. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
15. There is a balm in Gilead by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas,  Riverside Church Choir New York
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 
16. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Harry Huff (Organ)
Conductor:  David Robertson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir,  Choristers of St. Barnabas  ... 
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Bruce Saylor 

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