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Britten: Ceremony Of Carols / Kelly, Choir Of New College Oxford


Release Date: 10/13/2009 
Label:  Crd Records   Catalog #: 3490   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenHerbert HowellsRichard Rodney BennettGustav Holst,   ... 
Performer:  Frances Kelly
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Works on This Recording

1. A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 22 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection contains passages in English and Latin. 
2. Long, long ago by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Carols (5): no 2, Out of your sleep by Richard Rodney Bennett
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Old English Carols (4), Op. 20b/H 82: no 1, A babe is born by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Old English Carols (4), Op. 20b/H 82: no 2, Now let us sing by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Old English Carols (4), Op. 20b/H 82: no 3, Jesu, Thou the Virgin-born by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Old English Carols (4), Op. 20b/H 82: no 4, The Saviour of the world is born by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Kenneth Leighton 
9. Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. What sweeter music by Richard Rodney Bennett
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. There is no rose, Op. 14 by John Joubert
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. I sing of a maiden by H. Diack Johnstone
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Before dawn by Herbert Kennedy Andrews
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. There is no rose by Andrew Carter
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. Carols (3), Op. 17: no 3, Alleluya, a new work is come on hand by Peter Wishart
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Torches, for chorus & organ, Op. 7a by John Joubert
Performer:  Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Chapel, New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Procession
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Wolcum yole!
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: There is no rose
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: That yonge child
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Balulalow
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: As dew in Aprille
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: This little Babe
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Interlude
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: In freezing winter night
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Spring Carol
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Deo Gracias!
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Recession
Long, Long ago
Out of your sleep
4 Old English Carols, Op. 20b (arr. for chorus and harp): No. 1. A babe is born
4 Old English Carols, Op. 20b (arr. for chorus and harp): No. 2. Now let us sing
4 Old English Carols, Op. 20b (arr. for chorus and harp): No. 3. Jesu, thou the Virgin-born
4 Old English Carols, Op. 20b (arr. for chorus and harp): No. 4. The Saviour of the World
Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child, Op. 25, No. 2, "Coventry Carol"
Bethlehem Down
What sweeter music
There is no Rose, Op. 14
I Sing of a Maiden
Before Dawn
There is no rose
Alleluya! A New Work is Come on Hand
Torches, Op. 7a (arr. for chorus and harp)

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