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To Catch A Christmas Star - Christmas With Roger Wagner


Release Date: 09/29/1992 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3072   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalJohn RutterRobert MacGimseyJohn Gardner,   ... 
Performer:  Leif ChristensenSteve Amerson
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Noel, noel, bells are ringing by Traditional
Performer:  Leif Christensen (Carillon)
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Performer:  Leif Christensen (Carillon)
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: Ukraine 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Mykola Leontovych
Wilhousky 
3.
Nativity Carol by John Rutter
Performer:  Leif Christensen (Carillon)
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Sweet Little Jesus Boy by Robert MacGimsey
Performer:  Steve Amerson (Tenor), Leif Christensen (Carillon)
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner 
5.
A merry Christmas Song by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Maurice Goldman 
6.
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, Op. 75 no 2 by John Gardner
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Wilcocks 
8.
A Time for Singing by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Black 
9.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leo Sowerby 
10.
No Longer a Baby by Jan Sanborn
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
11.
Sing we now of Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fred Prentice 
12.
He is born by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner 
13.
El rorro by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: Mexico 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner 
14.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Salli Terri 
15.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Written: Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner 
16.
O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Salli Terri 
17.
Wassail Song by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Vaughan Williams 
18.
Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
E'en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come by Paul Manz
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1954; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection was adapted by Paul O. Manz from Revelation 22. 
20.
The gift carol by Traditional
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lloyd and Debby Pfautsch 
21.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner and Tony Katics 
22.
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: French 
23.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Roger Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1987 
Venue:  University of Redlands Memorial Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner 

Sound Samples

Noel, Noel, bells are ringing
Carol of the Bells (arr. P. Wilhousky)
Nativity carol
Sweet little Jesus boy (arr. R. Wagner)
A Merry Christmas Song
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
The First Nowell
A Time for Singing
Manger Carol
No longer a baby
Sing we now of Christmas
He is Born
El Rorro
Coventry Carol
Deck the Hall
O come, o come Emmanuel
Wassail Song
A Hymn to the Virgin
E'en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
The Gift Carol
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful) (arr. R. Wagner and T. Katics)
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: Part II: The Flight into Egypt: The Shepherd's Farewell to the Holy Family
Silent Night (Stille Nacht) (arr. R. Wagner)

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