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British Composers - Vaughan Williams: Hodie, Etc / Willcocks


Release Date: 11/07/2000 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 67427   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Dame Janet BakerRichard LewisJohn Shirley-QuirkJohn Barrow
Conductor:  Sir David WillcocksBarry Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraBach ChoirWestminster Abbey Choristers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Hodie by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Richard Lewis (Tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Bach Choir,  Westminster Abbey Choristers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; England 
Date of Recording: 1965 
2. Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  John Barrow (Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  String Orchestra,  Guildford Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 

Sound Samples

Fantasia on Christmas Carols [version with strings & organ]: This is the truth sent from above -
Fantasia on Christmas Carols [version with strings & organ]: Come all you worthy gentlemen -
Fantasia on Christmas Carols [version with strings & organ]: On Christmas night all Christians sing -
Fantasia on Christmas Carols [version with strings & organ]: God bless the ruler of this house
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: I. Prologue: Nowell! Nowell!
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: II. Narration: Now the birth of Jesus Christ -
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: III. Song: It was the winter wild
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: IV. Narration: And it came to pass in those days
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: V. Choral: The blessed son of God
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: VI. Narration: And there were in the same country
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: VII. Song: The Oxen (Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock)
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: VIII. Narration: And the shepherds returned
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: IX. Pastoral: The shepherds sing
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: X. Narration: But Mary kept all these things
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XI. Lullaby: Sweet was the song the Virgin sang
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XII. Hymn: Bright portals of the sky
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XIII. Narration: Now when Jesus was born
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XIV. The March of the Three Kings: From kingdoms of wisdom -
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XV. Choral: No sad thought his soul affright
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XVI. Epilogue: In the beginning was the Word

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