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Christmas Carols / Neary, Westminster Abbey Choir


Release Date: 09/27/2000 
Label:  Griffin   Catalog #: 4005   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Xaver GruberTraditionalHarold Edwin DarkeFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Martin Neary
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Language: English 
2. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Written: England 
Language: English 
3. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Language: English 
4. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Written: England 
Language: English 
5. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
6. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Language: English 
7. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Language: English 
8. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Language: English 
9. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Language: English 
10. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
11. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Language: English 
12. Zither Carol by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Language: English 
13. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Language: English 
14. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Language: English 
15. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Written: England 
Language: English 
16. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
17. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
18. Lieder (6), Op. 56: no 6, Die heiligen drei Könige by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Martin Neary ()
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1906; Germany 
Language: English 
19. Jesus Christ the apple tree by Derek Holman
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 
Language: English 
20. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
Language: English 
21. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Martin Neary (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Written: England 
Language: English 

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