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Christmas Carols / Preston, Choir Of Westminster Abbey


Release Date: 01/12/2010 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 413590   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalPeter WishartJeremiah IngallsAnonymous,   ... 
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"A lively mixture of old and new, familiar and less so." -- Gramophone [12/1984] "A lively mixture of old and new, familiar and less so." -- Gramophone [12/1984] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Up! Awake! by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
2.
From highest steeple by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
3.
Remember Thou, o Man by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
4.
There stood in heaven a linden tree by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
5.
Carols (3), Op. 17: no 3, Alleluya, a new work is come on hand by Peter Wishart
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
6.
Salve Puerule by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
7.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Written: England 
8.
The Apple Tree by Jeremiah Ingalls
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
9.
Resonet in laudibus by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
10.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
11.
Nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
12.
Nowel, nowel, nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse and awake by Anonymous
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1430; England 
13.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
14.
Halleluja! Freut euch by Traditional
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir

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