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The Spirit Of Christmas Present / Laughton, Elysian Singers Of London


Release Date: 11/08/2011 
Label:  Meridian Records   Catalog #: 84601   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  James WhitbournJames MacMillanJohn McCabeFrancis Pott,   ... 
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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An imaginative collection of Christmas-themed carols, all created in the 21st century, performed by one of the UK’s best loved choirs. An imaginative collection of Christmas-themed carols, all created in the 21st century, performed by one of the UK’s best loved choirs. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Missa Carolae: Excerpt(s) by James Whitbourn
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period: 21st Century 
2.
Dominus dabit benignitatem by James MacMillan
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period: 20th Century 
3.
O Radiant Dawn, for chorus by James MacMillan
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period: 21st Century 
4.
I sing of a maiden by John McCabe
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period:   
Written: 2008 
5.
A Hymn to the Virgin by Francis Pott
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period: 21st Century 
Written: 2002 
6.
Remember, O thou man by Robert Chilcott
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
7.
Spring in WInter by John Woolrich
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2005; England 
8.
Carol of the Birds by Stephen McNeff
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
9.
Before the paling of the stars by James Lavino
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
10.
Bring rest, sweet dreaming child by Tarik O'Regan
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
11.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
12.
The Angel Gabriel by Traditional
Conductor:  Sam Laughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elysian Singers
Written: Basque Provinces, Sp 

Sound Samples

Missa Carolae: Processional Introit - Kyrie Eleison
Dominus Dabit Benignitatem
I Sing of a Maiden
A Hymn to the Virgin
Remember, O Thou Man
Missa Carolae: Gloria in Excelsis
Soring in Winter
Carol of the Birds
The Angel Gabriel
Missa Carolae: Sanctus - Benedictus
Before the Paling of the Stars
Bring Rest, Sweet Dreaming Child
O Radiant Dawn
Missa Carolae: Agnus Dei
Silent Night

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