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Carols From Oxford


Release Date: 12/02/2010 
Label:  Regis   Catalog #: 1190   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  AnonymousTraditionalAnthony MilnerThomas Ravenscroft,   ... 
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Come All You Worthy Gentlemen by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
Nova, Nova, Ave fit ex Eva by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Ante-Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
3.
Goday My Lord Syre Cristemasse, carol by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Ante-Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
Ave Maria: Hail blessed flower by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 14th Century 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Ante-Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Out of Your Sleep Arise, for chorus & organ by Anthony Milner
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Modern 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Ante-Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
6.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7.
Remember, O thou man by Thomas Ravenscroft
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1611; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
8.
Psalmes, Sonets and Songs: Lullaby, my sweet little baby by William Byrd
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1588; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
9.
Psalmes, Songs and Sonnets...fit for Voyces or Viols: This day Christ was born by William Byrd
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1611; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
10.
Jacob's Ladder, carol ("As Jacob with travel was weary one day") (English) by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
11.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
12.
Why, most highest? (Jesus in the Manger), carol by Henry Smart
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
13.
The virgin stills the crying (A Cradle-song of the Blessed Virgin), carol by Joseph Barnby
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
14.
Moon Shines Bright by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
15.
I Saw Three Ships, carol by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1666; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
16.
What child is this? by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
17.
Sleep holy babe by John Bacchus Dykes
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
18.
Good Christian Men, Rejoice (a.k.a. "All Christians Now Rejoice") by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1853; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
19.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
20.
A babe is born (15th c. English), carol by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
21.
All this night, partsong for chorus by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Post-Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
22.
Wassail Song ("Here We Come a-Wassailing"), carol (a.k.a. "Here We Come a-Caroling") by Traditional
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1850; United Kingdom 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
23.
We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
24.
Friday Afternoons, Op. 7: no 5, New Year Carol by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933-1935; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
25.
I sing of a maiden by Patrick Hadley
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1936; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
26.
Lullay, my liking, Op. 34 no 2/H 129 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
27.
Of one that is so fair, Op. 34 no 3/H 130 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1916; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
28.
This have I done for my true love, Op. 34 no 1/H 128 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Magdalen College Chapel 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
29.
See amid the winter's snow by John Goss
Conductor:  John Harper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Magdalen College Choir Oxford
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 

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