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Our Favorite Carols

Chanticleer
Release Date: 10/24/2011 
Label:  Ingrooves   Catalog #: 2246   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalWilliam BillingsCharles IvesJohn Jacob Niles,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 54 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chanticleer’s sumptuous blend of voices rings in the holiday season with profound, peaceful and joyous music. Their new release of beloved Christmas songs titled, “Our Favorite Carols” will warm hearts and bring the holiday spirit to every listener.

Chanticleer is a 12-man professional a cappella Grammy® winning vocal ensemble with an international reputation for its broad and varied repertoire that spans 700 years of music, its impeccable blend of voices, and the refinement of its music-making. Performing over 100 concerts a year all around the world, Chanticleer is most sought-after at Christmas. In its extensive discography, Chanticleer’s Christmas recordings are the best sellers. They have annual holiday appearances at
Read more the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Walt Disney Concert Hall, as well as throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. This new recording is Chanticleer’s gift of joy to its fans at Christmas time.
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Works on This Recording

1.
A Child Is Born in Bethlehem (The Dutch Carol) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Written: circa 1599 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
2.
Work(s): God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Rejoice and Be Merry by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
4.
Gabriel's Message (Basque) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1582; Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5.
I Saw Three Ships, carol by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1666; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
6.
A virgin unspotted by William Billings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
7.
The Huron carol by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
9.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
10.
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (English) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1833; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
11.
Psalm Tunes for Archbishop Parker's Psalter: The Town Lay Hushed by Thomas Tallis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1567 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12.
This have I done for my true love, Op. 34 no 1/H 128 by Gustav Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
13.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
14.
In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
16.
See amid the winter's snow by John Goss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 

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